Cycle Routes in and around Ashopton

Upper Derwent Valley

  • 15.1 mi
  • 911 ft
  • Moderate

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Snake Pass closure proves case for car-free days on Peak District roads

If you’d hoped to join everyone else taking a spin on the Peak District’s most epic new traffic-free greenway, it appears you’ve missed your chance. As of today, the Snake Pass has reopened to motor traffic with what Derbyshire County Council laughably calls a “safety first approach”. But has this month of tranquility proved the case for regular, or even very occasional, advertised, motor-free days on Peak District roads?