Directions to Shaw Farm from either Stockport or Buxton using A6. Printer-friendly map and directions
  1. Reach traffic lights at Newtown on the A6.
  2. Take A6015 (signposted for Hayfield/New Mills Town Centre).
  3. Past Newtown train station on right, follow curve downhill to traffic lights.
  4. Turn Left up Union Road (signposted for Town Centre).
  5. Over raised Pedestrian Crossing to mini roundabout next to bus station.
  6. Turn Left down B6101 at mini roundabout (signposted for Marple).
  7. After 50m turn Right up St. Mary’s Road, (second on right, curves uphill, signposted for Brook Bottom and New Mills Golf Course)
  8. Follow road uphill, straight over crossroads (road changes into Eaves Knoll Road)
  9. Continue uphill until road levels out into open countryside.
  10. Turn Left down farm track at crossroads by New Mills Golf Club (Large white building)
  11. Follow farm lane until it curves to the right down into the farm yard.
Public Transport

New Mills has 2 train stations providing easy access to Manchester and the Peak District. These are just over a mile from the farm (30 -45 min walk down steep hill).
(see map)

Train timetables for New Mills Central and New Mills/Newtown

The main bus stop in New Mills is in the centre of town next to the mini roundabout. provide regular links to:
Hayfield, Glossop, Stockport, Macclesfield, Buxton, Manchester and Manchester airport.

Local Taxis
  • Als Cabs - 07754 545 406 (we recommend)
  • Lynx Taxis - 0161 483 1099 (Large firm offering a 24hour service, get a fixed price when you book as drivers often dont know New Mills very well)
  • Grabba Cab - 01663 740 880 (Local Minibus seating 4 to 16 people)
  • High Peak Taxis - 01663 744 448 (Local but can be hard to contact sometimes)
  • New Mills Cabs - 01663 746 606

For a full list of other taxi firms please visit this link for Taxi Firms around New Mills

Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport is only 35 minutes drive from us. There are car rentals and taxis available at the airport. The 199 Skyline Bus service travels regularly from the Airport to Newtown (1.5 miles from us). There are also regular train services to Manchester Piccadilly where you can catch a train to New Mills.

Custom GoogleMap directions The easiest way to get to Shaw Farm is also drawn on our
customised google map of New Mills
O/S Map Reference Our O/S Map Reference number is S J 990 866

Don't Rely on Your Satnav!

Satellite Navigation systems are unable to find our postcode and will lead you to a dead end miles from our farm! We recommend using the junction between Eaves Knoll Road and Apple Tree Road as your destination as Sat Navs can find this. This is the location of New Mills Golf Club and is situated at the end of our farm lane. To reach us just drive from here down our farm lane which runs by the side of the golf course.

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