Roaches Open Day – Sunday March 24th

To officially launch the twelve month trial of a brand new permissive cycleway at the Roaches, we’ll be up at Roach End on Sunday March 24th from 9am. Come along and say hi. We’ll be here. The High Forest footpath is a continuation of the main Roaches ridgeline, passing above Gradbach Woods then heading downhill […]

Bridleway Maintenance Gores February 2019

Peak District MTB volunteers have again been out maintaining the bridleways of the Peak District. This time working to improve the drainage, discovering and rebuilding an old historical land drain on the Gores bridleway. Like many of the rights of ways in the Peak District, they date back often 100’s of years. As always the […]

2019 Roaches Trail Maintenance Underway

Our 2019 program of trail maintenance at the Roaches kicked off on Sunday February 10th. Working with Staffordshire Wildlife Trust and Peak District MTB volunteers, we has a constructive day despite the foreboding weather first thing. We worked mainly on the new¬†permissive High Forest cycleway, fitting a new gate where the previous one was rotten […]

POSTPONED – Roaches Open Day February 3rd

***UPDATED 1ST FEBRUARY*** Event postponed due to snow We’ve taken the disappointing but necessary decision to postpone Sunday’s event due to the snowy and icy conditions at the Roaches. Roads are currently inaccessible other than by 4WD and we’re still getting snow falling on and off. The chances of conditions improving enough by Sunday are […]

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