Distance 1.5 miles(one way) – Time – approx. 1 hour

Embark on a journey through New Mills’ industrial past with a guided walk, exploring historic mill sites like Torr Vale Mill, Grove Mill, and the beautifully restored Art Theatre.

Each site offers a glimpse into the town’s rich heritage, from candlewick manufacture to sweet production. Wander through the charming streets to discover Woodside Mill, Victoria Mill, and the former sweet factory, Brunswick Mill. Marvel at the recent renovations of New Mills Marina, now home to holiday cottages and Torrside Brewing.

Conclude your exploration at Redmoor Mill, where cotton doubling once thrived, now housing a variety of businesses. For further insights, delve into books like “The Mills of New Mills” by John V. Symonds and “Cotton Mills and Printworks on the River Goyt and its Tributaries” by Stephen Lewis. Experience the history and charm of New Mills as you stroll through its industrial heritage.

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

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: https://www.komoot.com/visitnewmills

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.

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