22 June 2013

Hire a bike today & cycle the Monsal Trail

22 June 2013

Hire a bike today & cycle the Monsal Trail

22 June 2013

Radio 4 visits Hassop Station

27 March 2013

Radio 4 Visit



We were lucky enough to be the venue for a meeting between Jim Dixon, Chief Executive of the Peak Park and a Radio 4 presenter from the "You and Yours" program yesterday.

The theme was the 50th anniversary of the announcement of the Beeching cuts to the Rail network.

The Monsal Trail is now a well loved walking and Cycling route, and the reporter visits our Cycle Hire centre & ventures out onto the trail.

Duncan and some of our customers were also interviewed, we will be tuned in to listen to the program today at 12.00 on Radio 4.


29 June 2012






On Friday June 29th the Olympic Torch will be arriving in Bakewell !

For official Olympic Torch route details see here;



Our award winning Cafe & the Monsal Trail Cycle Hire will be open all day for refreshments, lunches & cycle hire!



Summer is Here!

27 May 2012

                                                 SUMMER 2012

The  bunting has gone up to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee, the flowers are out & the salad is prepped!

The Cycle Hire is open from 9-5pm, as are the Cafe , Gift & Bookshop.

We have lot's to do for children, visit the wendy houses or the ice cream kiosk, create a masterpiece at the colouring in tables!

Karen & the kitchen team prepare regular daily specials, from mouth watering Quiche to homemade burgers & morrocan inspired lamb & fragrant thai curry.

Take advantage of our direct trail access and enjoy the Monsal Trail route on foot or hire a bike here.


Jazz, Dinner and Wine Night

13 October 2011

Saturday 19th November.

We will be hosting another of our Jazz, Dinner and Wine nights. With The Sara Littlefield Quartet Sara on Sax, John Hattersley on Wine and us on Food, we hope it will be a sell out like our Midsummer Jazz night last time.
Tickets £35 to include two course dinner, glass of fizz on arrival and glass of wine with each course introduced by John Hattersley.
Pop in or phone to book.

Also, don't forget:
Saturday 10th and 17th December,
Chrismas Bistro nights. See 'Cafe Menu' page for details.

Summer Time

28 July 2011

BBC Broadcast here LIVE!

27 May 2011


BBC Breakfast Broadcasting LIVE today 6-9am!

Today was an early start to meet the crew who are filming for BBC Breakfast, the broadcast is all about the electric bicycle network which is a new initiative in the Peak Park. 

The network features charge & hire points like our Monsal Trail Cycle hire centre, accommodation providers, pubs & cafes. It will enable people to explore miles of cycling in the Peak District & Derbyshire with the added boost of electrical assistance! The bikes are a must try, you'll be surprised how great they feel.

With the newly opened 8.5m Monsal Trail to explore, there's never been a better time to get out there & cycle!

Monsal Trail Cycle Hire is open 7 days, 9am-5pm 

The Monsal Trail Officially Opens

25 May 2011

The Duke of Devonshire Officially opened the Monsal Trail Tunnels

On the 25th May the Duke of Devonshire opened the Monsal Trail Tunnels along with former rail workers.
The Peak District National Park Authority invited guests to attend the ceremony on the Monsal Trail Viaduct, including the construction & egineering team,cycling groups, rail historians, equestrian groups & two local schools.
We were delighted to the greet the Duke of Devonshire when he arrived at Hassop Station, and to then enjoy the Lunch Party which the Peak Park hosted here at Hassop Station Cafe.
The Trail is open to all, and is a truly fantastic experience.


Monsal Trail Cycle Hire

15 May 2011

The Monsal Trail Cycle Hire & Workshop is open 7 days a week, 9-5pm   

We offer a great range of brand new hire bikes for adults and children.

Baby Buggies, tagalongs,baby seats, Trikes, comfort bikes and mountain bikes.

Our fully qualified bike mechanic can offer you tips and hints on cycling,advise on routes, and our workshop is open for servicing and repair.

Our award winning cafe is also open 7 days a week,so if you are out  cycling or walking on the Monsal Trail be sure to sample our delicious specials & afternoon teas,aswell as our traditional ice cream kiosk.

Ample parking, wheelchair/buggy access, disabled loo & baby changing too.

We are directly on the Monsal Trail at Hassop near Bakewell, DE45 1NW

Monsal Trail Tunnels Opening

10 May 2011

Monsal Trail Tunnels Grand Opening    

The Monsal Trail Tunnels will open on the 25th May 2011

Hassop station are pleased to host the lunch event and to be invited to the momentous opening ceremony.

The Peak District is a well visited destination, for day trippers, holiday makers and locals alike.

The Monsal Trail connects many local villages, scenic views and refreshment stops, enabling visitors to walk, ride & cycle in some of the districts most iconic landscapes.

Experience the peaceful pace of the dales, limestone gorges & safe trails of the Peak District.

Bicycle hire, service & repair at Monsal Trail Cycle Hire at Hassop Station, Bakewell.

Book today for lunches, bicycle hire or special evening events.

01629 815 668

LIVE on BBC Breakfast!

02 May 2011

On 2nd May the BBC will be doing a broadcast LIVE from Hassop Station & the Monsal Trail Cycle Hire!

Tune in for all the latest news on the Electric Bicycle Network... between 6am - 9am!



LIVE on BBC cancelled!

02 May 2011

Due to the major news event the BBC LIVE broadcast was cancelled...after we arrived at the cafe for 5am....

New Website Live

25 April 2011


Our new website is up & running Hooray!

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