Mellor Cross- Friends of New Mills Stations Walk 9

Distance 7.2 km (4.5 miles) – Time 2  to 2.5 hrs 

Embark on a scenic journey starting from New Mills Central Station, leading you through the charming heart of New Mills and into the lush countryside.

Ascend towards High Lea Road, where panoramic views of Disley and Lyme Park unfold. As you continue, a rugged lane beckons, guiding you past Shaw Farm and up gentle hills with picturesque vistas of Kinder. Pause at the serene stone memorial benches and enjoy the poetic touch of local heritage before continuing towards Mellor Cross.

Explore the paths behind the cross for breath-taking panoramic views before descending towards Primrose Lane. Wander through tranquil fields, following well-marked stiles and paths, eventually looping back past a serene lake and the inviting golf clubhouse. This delightful walk concludes as you return to New Mills, ready to retrace your steps back to the station, enriched by the natural beauty and historic charm of the area.

If you have the Komoot app, Visit New Mills has these walk maps plus some additional ones so you can follow on the app. Find our Profile here:

Alternatively for the majority of the walks we have also added a GPX file, which can be downloaded and used by importing on various apps such as Alltrails, OS Maps, Strava, map my walk app and many more.

Alternatively you can collect paper copies of the leaflets from Rock Mill Centre, Rock Mill Lane, New Mills, SK22 3BN

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