3 Aug 2021
East Midlands - Derbyshire
In 2013 SPEED Bridleways Group, Charlesworth, Derbyshire submitted their first bridleway claim for Botany Lane, purely on riders' evidence forms. After BHS training this was eventually supported with old maps and Railway documentation showing the rou...
1 June 2021
Thanks and congratulations to Access and Bridleways volunteer officer Diana Mallinson, and Project 2026 volunteer Flick Edmeston and for their great contributions towards saving routes before the 1 January 2026 cut-off date.
Diana, a BHS Derbyshire ...
17 May 2021
A new gate is now in place at the start of the Long Dale BW, replacing the ancient gate held together by string and netting.
This gate is a 90-degree self-closing BW gate so no springs or weights. The landowner is delighted with it...
22 Feb 2021
BHS Areas - East Midlands - Derbyshire
Update on the repairs to the Cut Gate repairs, where stone flags are being airlifted in to repair sections like the notorious Bog of Doom. This method of crossing difficult terrain has been used for centuries all over the north of England and it&rsqu...
11 Jan 2021
Many thanks to a farmer and BHS Access and Bridleways Officer in Derbyshire for improving equestrian access on the Ashover BW9 bridleway by replacing an old gate and barbed wire fence with a new gate and post and rail fencing. (Photo courtesy of a lo...
19 Feb 2019
Local riders are celebrating after finally getting this route re-opened to equestrians after 11 long years.
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