Four new trails proposed in Peak District cycling project

Four new trails have been named as part of the £7.5million project to make cycling safer and more accessible in the Peak District.

  • White Peak Loop – 11 miles
  • Little Don Link – 12 miles
  • Staffordshire Moorlands Link – 14 miles
  • Little John Route and Hope Valley Link – 3 miles

The ‘Pedal Peak’ scheme is in order to get an estimated 3.5million people within reach of the cycle network in the national park.

Local governments have invested £2.5million, whilst the Department for Transport has pledged £5million to the project.

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Cash for cycling schemes

Government funding has been awarded to the the Birmingham Cycle Revolution, and also cycle networks in the Peak District, to help improve cycling in those areas.