Government respond to Glover Landscapes review

The Government today published its response to the Glover Landscapes review. You can read their response here. This is important for mountain biking in the Peak District since an objective of the Glover report was to review access. Currently around 11% of the Peak District rights of way network is open to bicycles, compared to the national […]

Huge thanks to Peak District MTB founder member Paul Richardson

You’ve got to have a certain mindset to get involved in mountain bike advocacy work. You might think it’s about diplomacy, tolerance, understanding and patience. But talk to anyone involved for any length of time and they’ll tell you that one thing is required in buckets. Stubbornness. Which is why, when Peak District MTB founding […]

Merry Christmas from Peak District MTB

As 2021 draws to an end we wanted to wish our members and supporters a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. As we say goodbye to another challenging year, it’s good to reflect on the positive stuff we’ve been getting up to. As expected Covid has had a real impact on mountain biking […]

What do you think makes a good path?

What makes a good path for mountain biking? What about walking? Running? Horse-riding? Don’t miss this opportunity to share your thoughts on what makes a good path by completing this survey from Natural England. We share the paths with different user groups with different abilities. Defining a “good path” is not easy when considering what different […]

AGM 2021 Report

Returning to the public house, after 2020 online, Peak District MTB’s 2021 Annual General Meeting was a lower key affair than previous years. Yet no less valuable for the open and candid discussions around MTB access and our recent progress. Dan Noble was voted in as Chair for the fourth time, albeit with the hope […]

Planned imminent maintenance works by DCC (Winter 2021/2022)

In October we were invited, as part of the Local Access Forum, to attend a number of site visits by Derbyshire Country Council to hear about the proposed repairs to some trails in the park. Unfortunately, the report from the site visits, detailing the repairs. has only just been released to us and they are […]

Peak District MTB Awards and AGM 2021

It’s our AGM this week, which also means it’s our annual Peak District MTB Awards! Send your best photo or video to to be in with a chance of winning some prizes. The Awards celebrate the great mountain biking we have in the Peak, and the people who help make it that way. And […]

Potential footpath upgrades in Derbyshire

We have been approached by Derbyshire County Council for comments on two potential footpath upgrades. The first footpath is known a Footpath No. 2 in the Parish of Abney and Abney Grange, for those that know the area the footpath runs across Abney Moor linking Abney to Brough Lane. More info on the DCC website: […]