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 […]

Peak District National Park – Wider Peak District Cycling Strategy.

We were fortunate to have had a meeting with Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA) during their drafting of the Wider Peak District Cycle Strategy and as you will see from our earlier posts on the site, a major concern was the lack of reference to mountain biking. In fact, mountain bikes were mentioned only […]

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