Curbar/Froggatt Bridleway Nears Completion….

Exif_JPEG_PICTUREAfter a couple of years hard work by the Eastern Moors Partnership (EMP), the plan to create a new bridleway running the full length of Froggatt and Curbar edges is nearing fruition.  All the necessary permissions are in place and it’s hoped that signage and gates can be installed ready for the trail to open in April. Continue reading

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National Trust High Peak Moors Masterplan

Ladybower from Derwent Edge

Ladybower from Derwent Edge

Ride Sheffield has been helping the National Trust formulate it’s long term plan for the High Peak Moors which includes Kinder and the Derwent watershed.  The masterplan has now been published and is available to read at http://www.high-peak-moors.co.uk either in its entirety or in summary form.

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Eastern Moors’ new trail is a gem….

Barbrook Valley

Barbrook Valley

Took a run down the newly opened Barbrook Valley bridleway on Big Moor recently and it’s well worth seeking out. While you’re not going to get an adrenaline fix, it is a window onto a part of the Peak with which many mountain bikers will be unfamiliar. The views are great, the wildlife’s spectacular and the trail’s ideal for first timers and the less confident. It’s also a brilliant way of accessing the White Peak. Keep your eyes peeled and you may be lucky enough to see red deer.

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