Bridge the Pennine Bridleway Gap

The Pennine Bridleway stretches 205 miles up and down the backbone of the Pennines from Cumbria to Derbyshire. It offers opportunities to explore drover’s roads, packhorse routes and newly created bridleways. Unfortunately there’s a 6 mile gap in this off-road route around Charlesworth and Glossop, where horse riders, cyclists and walkers have to take to dangerous […]

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“Mountain Bike Initiatives” Peak District Local Access Forum Meeting

Yesterday Peak District MTB and Ride Sheffield were at the Peak District National Park Authority’s Local Access Forum to talk about the intriguingly titled ‘mountain bike initiatives’. We were originally going to talk about our Cut Gate thing, but you don’t look a gift horse in the mouth and the opportunity to share what we’re […]

Cycling UK Off-road Access Survey Results

Almost three quarters of cyclists feel the existing public rights of way network is unsuitable for modern cycle usage. That’s one of many conclusions from 11,482 people from across the UK who completed Cycling UK and OpenMTB’s survey of off-road cycling. You can now see the results for yourself… click here to download pdf report. […]

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2017 Outlook

If you thought 2016 was a busy year for us here at Peak District MTB, 2017 is shaping up to be more of the same. We’re growing – not just in membership but also in influence and responsibility. We’re being looked at by many around us as the voice of the community, so we need […]

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