White Edge Loop Cycling Trail

Cycling trail

This route has one ascent and one descent of medium difficulty and is otherwise pretty much flat. Please note that this route has two road crossings. It takes you out from the Longshaw Visitor Centre, past White Edge Lodge and back through the main Longshaw Estate where you can re-fuel at the tea-room!

A mountain biker


White Edge Lodge Bike Trail Map


Longshaw tea room


Start in front of the Visitor Centre looking out over the moorland. Follow the road R and turn R past the den building area. Bear R and follow the bridleway up through the beech wood towards a gate. Follow the path enjoying views over the Hope Valley. Where the path splits, bear L up the incline. Stop and dismount at the gate.


ROAD CROSSING. Please take care crossing the road. Go through the gate and cross the busy road onto the traffic island. Cross the road again, heading towards the gate. Follow the path up towards White Edge Lodge. Skirt around the far side of the Lodge, bear slightly R and head down the path towards the road.

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White Edge Lodge Holiday cottage in the moorland landscape setting


ROAD CROSSING. Please take care crossing the road. Cross the road, go through the gate opposite and follow the bridleway back towards the Visitor Centre. Keep an eye out for a set of stone gate posts, there you will find the companion stone. Look through the hole in the gate post on your left and you will see the guidestoop.

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Longshaw main drive on a sunny day


Longshaw tea room

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White Edge Loop Cycling Trail


Mostly reasonably smooth terain with no steep hills. 

White Edge Loop Cycling Trail

Contact us

e-mail peakdistrict@nationaltrust.org.uk

Phone 01433 631757 or 01433 637904

White Edge Loop Cycling Trail

How to get here

Longshaw tea room and shop.
By road

Access via the A6187 between Sheffield and Hathersage. Follow the brown signs from Fox House to Woodcroft (main) car park.
Parking: at Woodcroft (main car park near tea room and shop (110/119: SK267800) Pay and display.
SatNav: Use S11 7TZ to find Longshaw, and then please use brown signs to navigate to the car parks.

White Edge Loop Cycling Trail

Facilities and access

  • The ride starts and ends at Longshaw tea-room and shop, where there are also toilets.