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 […]

Passing the baton: We’ve got a new chair!

Just a few short years ago there was very little representation of mountain bikers with the decision making bodies in the Peak District. With no voice, our views were not aired, our opinions not shared and our take on things completely overlooked. Today that’s very different, but it wasn’t that long ago that we had […]

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. […]

Meet the Team – James Irwin

James Irwin is a founding member of Peak District MTB. He’s also our trail maintenance expert and has worked hard for years to improve some of our favourite bridleways and byways. Those of you who have ridden in the Dark Peak will have definitely ridden over some of his handiwork. So James, you were one […]

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