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This month (May) essential maintenance work is being carried out on the lighting in all four former railway tunnels on the Monsal Trail. The tunnels will all remain open, but the lighting level will be reduced if a tunnel is … Continue reading
From the outset our Cycleways website was inspired by off-road, traffic-free cycling in this glorious Peak District landscape, from the semi-surfaced railway trails and gentle green lanes of the White Peak to the rough and plunging mountain bike bridleways of the … Continue reading
I have to admit that it’s not been the most inviting of conditions for cycling in the Peak District over Easter, with ice and snow still making some of the lanes and off-road tracks difficult. More walks than rides for … Continue reading
British Cycling recently released their latest annual report and, not surprisingly, it described an incredible year for the sport. Buoyed by domestic success in the Tour de France, then the London Olympics and Paralympics, the national governing body for cycling … Continue reading
Yesterday I spent several hours in the sunshine at the Peak Cycle Hire centre on the High Peak Trail, where a range of specially adapted bicycles for people with disabilities was being showcased. At Peak District Cycleways we get regular … Continue reading
It’s easy to get carried away by the soaring miles of the High Peak and Trans Pennine Trails, the cut and thrust adventure of the Monsal Trail, or the rugged challenge of the Pennine Bridleway. But there are a number … Continue reading
How should some of the Peak District’s finest traffic-free trails be looked after in the future? What should be the priorities for action – maintaining the surface, promoting local facilities, opening up the views, encouraging respect amongst different users? The … Continue reading
The Olympics have finished but recent events live on, still fresh in the memory. Over the weekend I was lucky enough to get tickets to the women’s mountain biking race at Hadleigh Farm Park in Essex where Derbyshire played a … Continue reading
On Sunday morning at 11am I was lucky enough to be in the Olympic Velodrome watching, amongst others, Victoria Pendleton breaking the Olympic record in the opening heats of the Women’s Sprint. Despite the relatively early hour and even though … Continue reading
This ride has a very different feel to the other cycle trails of the Peak District that we feature on Peak District Cycleways. The cycling is much the same – mostly level, traffic-free and eminently accessible – but the steep, narrow … Continue reading