Important message from the National Trust at Longshaw Estate

WE RECEIVED THE FOLLOWING NEWS FROM OUR FRIENDS AT THE LONGSHAW ESTATE “We are widening part of the middle drive route where it comes to the A625 above the Grouse Inn pub. The widening is to allow access for Timber wagons, but it will improve access for our farmer at hay making time etc, and […]

Peak District MTB and Experience Community

We were contacted by Craig Grimes of Experience Community CIC a few weeks ago asking if anyone from Peak District MTB would be able to accompany him, and a group of Mountain Trike users, around the Longshaw estate on one of their rambles. Step forward Esther Hobson, James Dalby and Paul Richardson who met up […]

Some thoughts on Open Access in England

This weekend was the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Pennine Way. As part of a varied programme of celebratory activities Edale Village Hall hosted a talk entitled “The Spirit of Kinder”. In April 1932 over 400 people held a mass trespass over Kinder Scout that is credited as being hugely important in the […]

Bakewell Golf Course downhill – what’s going on?

There have been rumours circulating that Derbyshire County Council are about to set-to on the right of way that descends through the woods above Bakewell Golf Course. This is a popular trail in the White Peak and its less than smooth – and often muddy – surface makes for a fun descent (I confess I’ve […]