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Walk of the Month - Bonsall

 Bonsall Walk 

Length - 5.5 miles

Start/Finish - Park by the roadside at the bottom of the dale

Location - Off A5012 Cromford to Buxton Road

Terrain - Some moderately steep sections, but nothing too strenuous


Bonsall Feature

The first Carnival and Well Dressing took place in 1927.

The ancient former lead mining village of Bonsall was once described by the Daily Mail as ‘the healthiest village in England’

At the start of the new millennium Bonsall Village was called "The UFO Capital of Britain" 

The road from Grangemill to Cromford was given the name Via Gellia by the Gell family

At the foot of The Dale is The Fountain, a prominent local landmark.

Published in: November Newsletter