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 On Former Railway Routes
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(Phoenix Greenway Routes)

 Brierley Forest Park Park
 
Blackwell Trail
 Five Pits Trail  67  
 Silverhill Trail  67  
 
Silverhill Wood

 
Teversal, Pleasley,Skegby
 & Rowthorn Trails

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 High Peak Trail  54
 
Nutbrook Trail (Shipley)  67
 Ripley Greenway
 54
 Longdendale Trail  62   68
 The Cinder Track  1
 Monsal Trail  608
 
Peak District
 
Manifold Trail

 
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Nutbrook Trail (Long Eaton) 67

 Longdendale Trail  62   68
 Carsington Water

 Rutland Water

 
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th Normanton to Skegness

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Cycling guide to the Phoenix Greenways of converted Railways in East Derbyshire & North Nottinghamshire.
 
Phoenix Greenways (& Audio Trail)

Mountain bike (MTB) Off Road Cycling guide to the Phoenix Greenways that are converted from a network of former Railways to give a total over 20 miles of traffic free cycling routes. This is a collection of routes including Blackwell Trail Brierley Forest Park Five Pits Trail Silverhill Trail Silverhill Wood Teversal, Pleasley, Rowthorn & Skegby Trails to name some of the routes that form the Pheonix Greenways . All the trails are at some point joined along the route to another trail, As Far as I am aware the Phoenix Greenway is a new Brand name for 2011 for the collection of existing cycle and walking routes that it includes for this particular area in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire making it an impressive collection of trails and considerable amount of distance within the linked trails. Click map below for larger view

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Phoenix Greenways Audio trail

Using new technology Derbyshire County Council are developing exciting new audio trails to help you explore our countryside, Using QR codes found along the trail on your smart phone you can then listen to the audio description on your smart phone.

The interactive map below illustrates numerous points of interest (POI) along the Phoenix Greenways. They include archive photographs and interviews with people who know the area well. Select a POI to view or hear more information about the location. Alternatively, download the files from the list below the map and take them with you on your phone etc - to create your own trail.

Below is a list of the MP3 audio files that are found on the audio trails:

 1.Grassmoor Country Park            2.Lings Colliery           3.Wolfie Pond / Alma Pit

 4.Williamthorpe Shaft         5.Williamthorpe Ponds         6.Williamthorpe Reedbed

 7.Holmewood Colliery       8.Great Central Railway                     9.View to Ashover

 10.The Branch Line    11.Vera Babbs Memorial Seat        12.Williamthorpe Road

 13.Timber Lane             14.Locko Plantation North        15.Locko Plantation South

 16.Half Moon Plantation              17.Pilsley Station                         18.Pilsley Brook

 19.Cock Top                                       20.Track Bed                      21.Tibshelf Station  

 22.Tibshelf Pit                              23 Tibshelf Ponds                   24.Strawberry Bank

 25.County Boundary                 26.Brierly Forest Park - Sculpture Trail

 27.Brierly Forest Park Conservation              28.Carnarvon Arms & Teversal Station

 29.Teversal Visitor Centre                                30.Silverhill Branch Line/Tutenkhamen

 31.Teversal Pit    32.Highest point in Nottinghamshire                    33.Silverhill Colliery

 34.Teversal Pastures                 35.Midland Railway             36.Hamlet of Norwood

37.Newbound Mill               38.Butterfly Cutting             39.Pleasley Pit Country Park

                                     40.Dragonfly Ponds                    41.Bird Hide

                                     42.Pleasley Pit    43.Rowthorne Trail car park

    Mapping, Point of interests and Sound clips courtesy of Derbyshire County Council

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