The Bike Shed (New Mills)
Location: New Mills Marina, Hibbert Street, New Mills, Derbyshire, SK22 3JJ
Phone: 0330 333 0590 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Bike Shed is situated at New Mills Marina and sleeps up to 10 people. It is on the Peak Forest Canal situated in New Mills, a traditional market town of some 10,000 inhabitants in the High Peak District of Derbyshire.
As well as a canal running through the town, the River Sett flows through the spectacular Torr Gorge close to the town centre before merging with the River Goyt to become one of the principal tributaries of the River Mersey.
Overlooking the rugged and beautiful Peak District, New Mills Marina offers moorings within easy reach of Whaley Bridge and Buxworth to the south and Marple to the north and from there on to the junction with the Ashton Canal and the famed Cheshire Ring.
Wonderfully sited for cruising, over winter and as a stopping place for those visiting these beautiful waters, New Mills Marina will be a must see location for all canal boats travelling this part of the country.
The Bike Shed Facilities
IThe Bikeshed is situated on the Upper Peak Forest Canal at New Mills Marina in the foothills of the High Peak District. The property has been recently and lovingly restored maintaining its rich history and period features.The Bikeshed sleeps 10 in 4 bedrooms, a double en-suite bedroom, a further double bedroom a 4 bunk en -suite bedroom and a 2 bunk en – suite bedroom.
The property comprises a large reception area with a large bathroom shower room. The main living room and lounge has a large dining and seating area, a fully fitted and fully equipped kitchen and breakfast bar. There is a large balcony with seating that provides excellent views across the Upper Peak Forest Canal, Kinder Scout and surrounding hills. The property is centrally heated and has a multi fuel stove for those colder evenings. All logs, kindling and coal if required is supplied within the price of the let. There is a BBQ and seating area located directly outside the door in a beautiful sunny aspect, grassed area.
There is no smoking inside the property.
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Here at Gioia Mia we have always believed that fresh is best, which is why all of our food is freshly made to order, using only the best locally sourced produce. We pride ourselves on being different and offering more to our customers, which is why our varied menu offers not only the Traditional local favourites, but Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes too.
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The Fox is an unspoilt country pub in the hamlet of Brookbottom. A steep walk up the bridleway or the single track road from New Mills will take you there. This small cosy traditional pub is popular with walkers and the roaring log fire is a welcome sight on a cold winters day. An excellent choice of Robinsons cask ales are available together with a varied menu. For the sports fan, pool and darts are available together with Sky Sports
Peak Forest Canal
For much of its length, the canal runs alongside the pretty River Goyt. Both the canal and the river are havens for plants and wildlife. The nature reserve of Goytside Meadows is home to a stunning variety of wild flowers.
The Peak Forest Canal boasts two Scheduled Ancient Monuments in its 15-mile length – the grand, three-arch Marple Aqueduct and the historic Bugsworth Basin. Bugsworth Basin is the end of the canal, where it once connected with a horse-drawn tramway that carried gritstone, limestone and burnt lime to be loaded at Bugsworth for onward carriage to Manchester, the North West and Midlands.