DCC Bamford Clough BOAT consultation: Others’ Responses

Derbyshire County Council (DCC) recently consulted with user groups on their proposal to implement an Experimental Traffic Order of a one-way uphill traffic restriction on Bamford Clough, a Byway Open to All Traffic (BOAT) right of way in Bamford, Hope Valley. Some other organisations responses are detailed below: Cycling UK Extract : “We suggest that […]

Chris Maloney wins Volunteer of the Year 2022

Keeper of the Peak and Peak District MTB committee member Chris Maloney has won the coveted Volunteer of the Year at the 2022 Park Protector awards, organised by the Campaign for National Parks. The awards recognise and reward the efforts that go into protecting and improving National Parks in England and Wales. This is a big […]

DCC propose Bamford Clough BOAT as a one-way climb

Derbyshire County Council (DCC) are consulting with user groups on their proposal to implement an Experimental Traffic Order of a one-way uphill traffic restriction on Bamford Clough, a Byway Open to All Traffic (BOAT) right of way in Bamford, Hope Valley. Following its ‘temporary’ closure since 2013 and after DCC’s extensive works in tarmacking the […]

Sheffield Lakeland Heritage Rides Routes

The Sheffield Lakeland area in the northern part of the Peak District is rich in heritage including ancient packhorse routes and the origins of the industry in Sheffield. A group of volunteers comprised of horse riders, walkers and mountain bikers have created a number of ‘Heritage Ride’ routes that explore the rich heritage and beauty […]

Any given Saturday

Look at any of your social media on a Saturday evening and you’ll no doubt see pics and vids of your mates’ rides, jumps and crashes, or for those who haven’t been out, pictures of a bike in a frame being fettled ready for Sunday, a bottle of beer artfully positioned on the wall behind […]

BHF fundraising ride a huge success

One of the most popular mountain bike events in the Peak District, this weekend’s British Heart Foundation Mountain Bike Challenge was a big success, with riders from across the country taking part. Over 300 riders were out enjoying the Peak District trails, raising money for the British Heart Foundation (BHF). We’re delighted to report that […]

2 Sweepers needed for BHF 2022 Challenge

We’re looking for a couple of you to help out with the British Heart Foundation Peak District Mountain Bike Challenge on April 2 – and we’ve got a great offer to tempt you along. We need a couple of sweepers – those who ride along after the last of the participants and gather up a […]