We are looking to appoint a contractor to project manage the specification, tendering process, and oversee delivery of an access for all route within the Goyt Valley (Goyt valley SSSI). Please click here to view the tender documents and for more information.
The Better Outside project is working to improve visitor experiences throughout the countryside of the South West Peak. This wide-reaching project has a goal of improving access in a number of areas for those who wish to fully enjoy the outdoors, but are dealing with health or mobility issues.
As part of the plan for this project two walking routes in the Goyt Valley are being upgraded to make them suitable for access by all visitors. This important work, which is already in progress, will make exploring this beautiful area a little easier for those who want to fully experience the South West Peak. The route along the eastern shore of Fernilee Reservoir has been resurfaced and new benches installed, thanks to grant funding from Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund and United Utilities, but we have a few alterations to complete before we can shout about it.
Funding organisations who are helping to make this work in the Goyt Valley possible:
Learn more about how to have fun in the great outdoors responsibly!
When you take your dog into the outdoors, always ensure they do not disturb wildlife, farm animals, horses or other people by keeping your furry friend under control.
Make sure you stay on designated footpaths. They might be muddy but by avoiding the mud the path is widened and that means less moorland for us all to enjoy.
Increasing access to, and use of, good quality natural environments can help improve health.
Over the last five years the Partnership, local communities and our volunteers have been working tirelessly to record and protect some of the most distinctive and important features of the South West Peak landscape. Now you can hang them on your wall!
We have ten beautiful South West Peak 2022 calendars up for grabs in National Lottery Open Week, from March 19 to 27.