Lyme’s Cycle Access Update

Our friends over at Lyme have been busy building the new trails and it’s all going really well. Graham Clark from the National Trust says: “…a huge ‘thank you’ to everyone who has come along to one of the ‘dig days’. The trail is looking really good, and the next couple of dig days will move […]

Lyme Trail dig days – can you help?

We’re delighted to see the great progress our friends at Lyme are making with opening up additional access for mountain  bikers. Can you help with creating the new trails? The National Trust’s Graham Clark has arranged the following provisional dates for dig days and would love more volunteers: Saturday April 6th Sunday April 28th Sunday […]

Latest Access Arrangements at Lyme

The latest access arrangements at Lyme are now available and can be viewed below. Please feel free to share. You can download a high resolution version for printing here. The National Trust Lyme Estate near Disley is a popular spot with multiple user-groups, but has limited official access for cycling. We’ve previously reported on the […]

Positive news for Lyme cyclists in 2018

Last year the National Trust ran a consultation on cycling at their Lyme Estate in the north west Peak District near Disley (more info here). People from multiple user groups got involved in the consultation, resulting in permissive trails being opened up on the estate during August and September last year. Due to the success […]

Mountain biking at Lyme consultation – what’s happened since

Earlier this year we reported on the consultation on mountain biking at Lyme, organised by the National Trust’s Outdoor Activity Development Officer (www.peakdistrictmtb.org/advocacy-action-mountain-biking-lyme) . Lyme is a 1400 acre National Trust estate inside the Cheshire Peak District near Disley with few rights of way for cyclists, but it was clear from the consultation that there […]

Lyme Mountain Biking consultation – follow up

Earlier this week we reported on the public consultation on mountain biking at the Lyme estate in Cheshire (read it here). National Trust Outdoor Activities Development Office Graham Clark has pulled together some more info following the consultation. Read Graham’s notes from the meeting here. If you want to keep up to date on this […]

Advocacy in action – Mountain Biking at Lyme

Advocacy comes in all shapes and forms. The Mountain Bike ‘Advocacy Files’ show some great examples of initiatives undertaken by Peak District MTB, Ride Sheffield and Keeper of the Peak, but we shouldn’t forget the great work kick-started by others across the Peak District. And so it was that Peak District MTB attended a consultation […]

Trail Maintenance Days

Here’s an overview of Peak District MTB’s trail maintenance days: Roaches Trail Maintenance We have regular trail maintenance sessions at the Roaches Estate in the Staffordshire Moorlands. These are usually the second Sunday of every other month. Sunday October 9th 2022 – CANCELLED Sunday November 13th 2022 – worked on improving drainage Sunday February 12th 2023 […]