Community group Buxton Town Team have drafted the first sustainable travel plan for the High Peak spa town, including proposed actions on accessibility and movement through the town by walking, cycling, cars and goods vehicles.
Cycle Routes in and around High Peak
- 3.8 mi
- 112 ft
- 5.5 mi
- 150 ft
- 6.8 mi
- 708 ft
- 8.9 mi
- 425 ft
- 9.5 mi
- 1309 ft
- 11.1 mi
- 1720 ft
- 13.3 mi
- 56 ft
- 14.3 mi
- 1218 ft
- 15.2 mi
- 1437 ft
Blog posts featuring High Peak
The Peak District National Park Authority has launched a consultation for input into its next National Park Management Plan — an important chance to get active travel, rights of way and cycling high on its agenda of work.
The Peak District National Park Authority encourages motorists to “park and protect” by using one of the 2,000 spaces at its 45 car parks, but a recent enquiry showed it is completely unable, and seemingly unwilling, to list and promote the availability of places to lock a bicycle.
The planned closure of the one-way road from Errwood to Derbyshire Bridge in the Upper Goyt Valley has reportedly been delayed by around a month, as footpath closures and other plans show the scale of the tree felling works.
A new ‘Cycle Derbyshire’ guide with completely refreshed mapping has been published by Derbyshire County Council, the first major update and revision to the county’s cycling map since March 2014.
A brand new 140-page guidebook dedicated to cycling the Pennine Bridleway has just been released into the wilds by local Sheffield company Vertebrate Publishing.
Derbyshire County Council has now completed installation of the six cycle stands promised earlier this year for the High Peak town of Whaley Bridge — its first official bicycle parking.
Continuing the celebration of local leisure cycling highlights on the western Peak District borders, part two takes us from Goyt’s Moss to Lyme, with some flatter inspiration for this year’s rides along the way thanks to Monsal Trail and the Cheshire lanes.
January — it’s cold, it’s snowing, it’s wet. The perfect time take your feet off the pedals for a moment, to plan ahead, to decide what you want your cycling year to look like. As a little inspiration for those brighter times in the year ahead, here’s an A to Z of local cycling highlights… both the peaks and puddles.
When Robert Largan claimed on his Facebook page and a local media column last November that “after extensive lobbying” he had secured a £1.7 million investment in “local cycling and walking”, he was sadly being somewhat loose with the truth: it has now been confirmed his own High Peak constituency won’t receive a single penny from the money given to Derbyshire.