Cycling is one of the most popular things to do in Derbyshire and we are very close to the many trails that you can enjoy. Below you'll find information about some of the key trails and where to hire bikes, if you are not able to bring your own bike.
Carsington Water Trail
Stainsborough Hall sits on Carsington Water and there is direct access from our land onto the 8-mile trail around the reservoir. This trail is perfect for cycling with children as it's traffic-free and not too far to go.
Distance from Stainsborough: 300 meters
High Peak Trail
The High Peak Trail is a 17.5 mile trail that can be accessed at Middleton Top (less than 2 miles from the house). There are no cars on this route and it does have a few inclines in places.
Distance from Stainsborough: 2 miles
The Tissington Trail is a 13-mile trail that runs up from Ashbourne. This can be quite a steady climb, but there aren't any cars on this route either.
Distance from Stainsborough: 6 miles
Carsington Water Sports Cycle Hire
The Water Sports Centre at Carsington Water is an easy place to hire bikes from. You will need to book in advance, however, as they can sometimes run out of bikes when it is busy.
Distance from Stainsborough: 1 miles