The South Peak Loop is it any good?

If your only impression of mountain biking in the Peak District is of bleak moorlands, gritstone outcrops and technical, rocky riding, this new circular loop could be quite an eye-opener for you. Taking in beautiful dales, deciduous woodland and lush open countryside, the South Peak loop is a great multi-day trip or a tough one […]

South Peak Loop Official Opening

Peak District horse-riding advocacy group Peak Horsepower are officially launching their new South Peak Loop on April 14th at Hulme End in Staffordshire. The 70-mile waymarked route, taking in some beautiful White Peak scenery, complements Peak Horsepower’s Kinder Loop in the northern Peak District and is, of course, open to cyclists too. For those mountain bikers who served […]

BHF Peak District Mountain Bike Challenge

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) Peak District Mountain Bike Challenge will now no longer go over Cut Gate after the team behind the route agreed to use Peak District MTB’s suggested alternative. The hard option had originally looped out over Cut Gate from Slippery Stones to Langsett and back and was going to be held […]

Chrome Hill, Hollinsclough – No right of way for bikes

We have been contacted by Peak District National Park regarding a couple of groups of riders crossing Chrome Hill, there is no right of way for bikes or horses and, more importantly, this is a permissive right of way across an SSSI. If anyone in PDMTB is thinking of heading out that way can you […]

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