Problem with existing right of way at the Roaches

Following the recent fantastic news about a new permissive cycleway at the Roaches, we have some not-so-good news to share about one of the existing permissive rights of way. Towards the end of last we had the final green light for a new permissive cycleway on the Roaches estate, which is really exciting since it […]

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Proposed changes to public footpaths or upgrade to bridleways in Derbyshire

Since mid-2018 Peak District MTB has become a consultee on proposed changes to public footpaths or upgrade to bridleways in Derbyshire. Most of the changes have been amendments to the routings of public footpaths around people’s properties. Derbyshire County Council have asked us to comment on three proposed upgrades of public footpaths to bridleways in […]

Gate Threat for Dark Peak Descent

A popular Dark peak descent is under threat of having a gate added after repeated incidents of conflict between users. Hayfield Bridleway 66, commonly know as the campsite descent into Hayfield, is well used by mountain bikers. It’s also a popular horse riding route and so has regular traffic from both groups. In recent months […]

Bridleway Maintenance 2018

Peak District MTB have achieved a lot in 2018 on the digging front. With James Irwin heading the work in the Hope Valley and Ladybower areas with Martyn Sharp the Peak District National Park ranger. And Dan Noble kicking off new work in the Staffordshire Roaches with Jon Rowe of Staffordshire Wildlife Trust. Combined, this […]

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