Wild Trails webinar – the Mountain Biker’s perspective

Getting in the room to talk with landowners is a key step in improving access, so when the Institute of Chartered Foresters invited Peak District MTB to talk at their Wild Bike Trails webinar in July, we jumped at the chance. The Institute of Chartered Foresters is the Royal Chartered body for foresters and arboriculturists […]

Take part in The World’s Biggest Bike Ride on 30th May

Cycling UK are spearheading 2021’s Big Bike Week between 30th May and 5th June, kicking off with The World’s Biggest Bike Ride on 30th May. We want you to ride your bike and log your ride with Cycling UK. Be a part of this huge event, just by riding your bike. Simple! How about taking […]

New MTB Access: Elmin Pits is now officially open!

At our 2019 AGM we announced Peak District MTB were working with Severn Trent Water to increase access for mountain biking around the Ladybower and Upper Derwent Valley area. The first stage of that was Peak District MTB volunteers, in conjunction with the Peak District National Park, renovating an existing footpath, in preparation for it […]

Swan and Limer Rakes Consultation Update

Staffordshire County Council’s Swan and Limer Rakes Project Delivery Team¬†have issued a response to the consultation for reopening Swan and Limer Rakes, two esoteric and challenging trails near Hollinsclough in the Staffordshire Peak District. These interesting trails have been subject to a rolling emergency closure since February 2017. In February of this year Staffordshire County […]