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It’s never too late to start a new hobby or get fit.  Even for the less active hiring an electric bike in the Peak District National Park is a great way to enjoy the countryside.

On the traffic free Monsal Trail you can have a great day out.  From Hassop Station on the Monsal Trail you can hire electric bikes (book in advance) and the pedal assist makes for effortless cruising. My husband and I enjoyed setting the speed and level of assistance on the bikes which are easy to use and ideally suited to leisure users.

The bikes have an upright position offering the most comfort for cycling and even come with a handy basket to carry your essentials for the trip.  They are heavier than a conventional bike because of the battery but you can start in gear and with power assistance and once going they feel lighter and easy to pedal.

There is plenty of parking at Hassop Station plus once you have enjoyed a power assisted cycle the Hassop Station Café serves a delicious range of homemade food including locally sourced produce. There’s even a sun terrace, covered outdoor area, bookshop and gift area.

So if you want a silver biking day out in some glorious traffic free countryside why not try hiring an electric bike in the Peak District?

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Visit Peaks holiday cottages are owned and managed by Wendy Boast.  Wendy and her family have been going to the Peak District for 30 years and have detailed knowledge of the area and things to do.  Wendy can help tailor make a family holiday, activity holiday or leisure break.  Wendy stays in both her cottages on a regular basis with friends and family to make sure that everything is in place for a welcoming break in the Peak District. 

 

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Did you know that you can walk through railway tunnels on the traffic free Monsal Trail in the Peak District?  It is an ideal family day out with over 8 miles of the trail to discover.  As you can see from the picture the railway tunnels are lit and make great fun for kids.  There is cycle hire on the route including electric bikes, and the Monsal Trail is also ideal for a dog walk or a horse ride!  You can walk or cycle to Bakewell and in the other direction towards Buxton.

There are plenty of footpaths that you can take off the Monsal Trail too which will extend the walk to some of the Peak District's loveliest dales and valleys. Look out for wild flowers such as the rare Tansley Orchid.

Do stop off at the Monsal Viaduct to enjoy the views and after that some steep steps will take you to the Stable's Bar for a refreshing pint or two and some lovely food.  It's dog friendly too.

Our holiday cottage Riverside House is only a stone's throw from the Monsal Trail and many of our guests have enjoyed the traffic free route for walking and cycling in the Peak District.   

 

 

 

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What would you like to find at a self catering holiday cottage break to entertain the children?  What about if there are young ones, toddlers, school age kids and teenagers?  Having been through all the ages in our own family, we hope our holiday cottages have some great ideas for going on holiday with children no matter what the age or the weather. 

Here's a list of what you can expect to find and do:

Games room with table tennis downstairs, pool, air hockey, table football, PS2, x-box, DVDs, videos and TV
Plenty of board games, DVDs and books for all ages
Free wi fi access
Safe cycle storage and easy access to Peak District traffic free cycling trails
Walking from the door of the cottages suitable for all ages from easy to more challenging
Pets welcome - dog friendly facilities for up to four well behaved dogs
Local wildlife on the doorstep including ducks and brown trout to feed (adult supervision required)
Stair gates, cots, high chairs, plastic cutlery, plates and plug protectors all provided
Activities and history nearby including Go Ape, Poole's Cavern, Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Monsal Trail and Alton Towers
Handy practical facilities for parents include utility rooms, coat and boot storage, microwaves, plenty of food storage space, shops and pubs nearby, supermarket food delivery

Let us know what you'd like to find at your holiday cottage destination. 

 

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It’s never too late to start a new hobby or get fit.  Even for the less active hiring an electric bike in the Peak District National Park is a great way to enjoy the countryside.

On the traffic free Monsal Trail you can have a great day out.  From Hassop Station on the Monsal Trail you can hire electric bikes (book in advance) and the pedal assist makes for effortless cruising. My husband and I enjoyed setting the speed and level of assistance on the bikes which are easy to use and ideally suited to leisure users.

The bikes have an upright position offering the most comfort for cycling and even come with a handy basket to carry your essentials for the trip.  They are heavier than a conventional bike because of the battery but you can start in gear and with power assistance and once going they feel lighter and easy to pedal.

There is plenty of parking at Hassop Station plus once you have enjoyed a power assisted cycle the Hassop Station Café serves a delicious range of homemade food including locally sourced produce. There’s even a sun terrace, covered outdoor area, bookshop and gift area.

So if you want a silver biking day out in some glorious traffic free countryside why not try hiring an electric bike in the Peak District?

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