BHF Peak District ride 21st October 2023

On Saturday 21st October 2023, the event starts and finishes from Hope Valley College in Hope, with a choice of riding three routes; 23, 24 or 43 miles, with up to 2,100m of climbing. As well being a great ride, there’s the opportunity to raise money for a great cause. “Completely planned, organised and managed […]

Meet the Team – Greville Kelly

WHY DID YOU GET INVOLVED WITH PEAK DISTRICT MTB? To represent mountain bikers from the north west of the Peak District and make a difference to the quality and number of trails which allow mountain bikers to access the Peak District. FAVOURITE RIDE Kinder loop incorporating Roych Clough and South Head of Kinder, it’s a […]

Peak District MTB backs Mental Health Awareness week

Ride, repair, care for more than just the trails as Peak District MTB backs Mental Health Awareness week. We all have difficult times in our lives, and we all need someone to talk to or somewhere to escape to. At Peak District MTB we know that mountain biking is a great way for people to […]

UPDATE: DCC Statement on Hollowford Road, Castleton

We’ve been in contact with Derbyshire County Council following the start of ‘surprising’ works at Hollowford Road in the shadow of Mam Tor.     Annotated screenshot from DCC’s map, showing rights of way and adopted highways, 2/2023. Bing OS map location. They’ve shared the following statement: “The aggregate surface is temporary. We’re currently working on Hollowford […]

A hollow feeling – DCC on Hollowford Road, Castleton

DCC strike again with works ‘not in keeping’ with surrounding areas or indicated plans. Derbyshire County Council have once again resurfaced an historic pathway to the surprise and frustration of users. Hollowford Road, the sunken pathway that leads from a lane out of Castleton to Hollins Cross on the eastern flank of Mam Tor has […]

Ride in the Corridors of Power

The push for increased access at governmental level has stalled. No matter which way you look at it, cutting through the rhetoric and bluster, there is zero definitive action to improve access for riders here in England. The Scottish model has proven a huge success, bar isolated incidents. Trails for Wales has come so close […]

BHF Peak District ride postponed to October 2023

We’ve had the disappointing news that the BHF Peak District event, planned for April this year, has been postponed to October 21st due to slow sign up. Obviously this is not what we wanted to share as we were in the midst of recruiting marshals and sweepers for the event as well as making plans […]