Cut Gate work underway and looking promising

The first pictures of the work on Cut Gate have been sent to us by our partners at Moors for the Future and it’s fair to say we’re quite pleased with the result! Way back in what seems like another age, you told us that if the bog of doom were to be patched up, […]

Staffordshire County Council seeking views on Hollinsclough Rakes

*This article was updated 26th January 2021 to include Peak District MTB’s response to the consultation. Staffordshire County Council (SCC) are asking for views from multiple user groups about use of the currently closed Hollinsclough Rakes south of Buxton, with a view to repairing them this Summer. Repairs are planned to be to a ‘minimum standard’ […]

Riding during Coronavirus lockdown 2021

Another national lockdown has brought in new laws and new guidance that affect mountain biking in the Peak District. Peak District MTB recommend staying local and reducing risk of accident. Exercise is hugely important for physical and mental health. The latest Government guidance states exercise: “…should be limited to once per day, and you should […]

Meet the Team – Dave Finch

Why did you get involved with Peak District MTB? I’ve been living and riding around Macclesfield for over 8 years and there’s a lot of potential, but access is relatively limited. Over time, I became aware of grumblings and problems around Macclesfield Forest, and these were mounting to the point that the situation had to […]