Tag Archives: Monsal Trail

Paraglider and cyclist injured in the Peak District

A paraglider and cyclist needed help from mountain rescue teams after they were injured in separate incidents on Saturday. The Buxton and Edale Teams snatch squad was called to the Monsal Trail after a 53-year-old lady came off her bike and sustained a suspected ankle … Continue reading

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Top Trail Earner

FIGURES suggest the Tissington Trail brings more customers to its local economy than any other trail in the Peak District. Ahead of the formulation of a five year plan for all its trails the Peak District National Park Authority has surveyed … Continue reading

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Peak District Trails Review

Peak District National Park bosses have launched a public consultation on its plans for the management of four trails in the area from 2013-17. Cyclists, horse riders and walkers will all be affected by the plans, which the public has … Continue reading

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Station plans shunted

PLANS to revamp a former station on an old Peak District rail line which is now a popular trail for walkers, horse riders and cyclists have gone back to the drawing board. The national park authority had agreed to lease … Continue reading

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50,000 pains in the neck

THE reopening of the tunnels on the Monsal Trail in the Peak District is being hailed as a major success after the 50,000th cyclist was counted on New Year’s Eve. The 8.5-mile route is popular with walkers, horse riders, families with pushchairs and … Continue reading

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Winter closures on Monsal Trail warning

CYCLISTS, walkers and horse riders out to enjoy the Monsal Trail this winter are being urged to check the tunnels website before setting out to make sure the tunnels are open. The website to check for up to date information on … Continue reading

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Monsal Trail Chaos

Improvements will be made to the Monsal Trail – and the Code of Conduct will be further promoted – after a number of complaints about overcrowding and chaos at peak times. The Peak District National Park Authority has revealed the improvements … Continue reading

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Derbyshire trail users to be surveyed

PEOPLE using popular trails in the Peak District national park are set to be surveyed on how they think the routes could be improved in the future. A “Trails Saturday” event is being organised by the Peak District National Park Authority on … Continue reading

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Free summer cycle training in the Peak District

Free cycle training will be on offer every Monday throughout the school holidays to help families cycle confidently on Peak District roads and trails. The re-opening of four former railway tunnels along the Monsal Trail has made it extremely popular … Continue reading

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New network of Peak District routes

A new network of Peak District routes based on the roads and tracks used by a notorious 18th century highwayman has been established with those wearing riding hats and cycling gear in mind. Riders of horses and mountain bikes can … Continue reading

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