Double Funding Success

The Peffery Way Association is delighted to announce that it has received an award of £1,500 from Paths for All Community Path Grant towards the cost of completing Phase One of the Peffery Way foot and cycle path between Dingwall and Strathpeffer. This is matched with another £1,500 from fundraising efforts by the Highland Hotel … [Read more…]

1st Annual Members Meeting

Our first Annual Members Meeting will be on Wednesday 5th April at Dingwall Academy. It starts at 7pm with a talk from Murray Ferguson, Director of Planning and Rural Development at Cairngorm National Park and we follow this with the Annual Members Meeting. All welcome to attend. Refreshments will be available. Please see attached the papers (AMM … [Read more…]

Windfall from local Wind Farm!

The Peffery Way cycle path from Dingwall to Strathpeffer has been awarded £2840 from Dingwall Wind Co-op in their first round of community funding. This award will go towards building the path and erecting gates, fences and signage. Nessa Findlay of the Peffery Way Association commented; “This is excellent news. This money will help us … [Read more…]

Ramblers Association ‘Core Paths’ Campaign

Ramblers Scotland is calling for outdoors enthusiasts’ help to get all Scottish ‘core paths’ shown on Ordnance Survey maps for the first time.  Since Scottish access rights were established in 2003, local authorities have developed a 17,000km network of their most important routes, known as core paths. But so far there is no requirement to … [Read more…]

BBC reports on the Peffery Way

Recently, BBC Alba popped along to visit us at the Peffery Way and our Turbo Challenge stall in Dingwall.  The piece aired on BBC Alba’s An Là programme yesterday (24.10.2016). Well done, and thank you, to all concerned for taking part.  You can watch the report by clicking on the link below. Slighe ùr a … [Read more…]

Path maintenance starts at Strath end of the Peffery Way

Highland Conservation Ltd, the contractor working for Highland Council, have commenced maintenance work today on the existing 500m section of Council promoted path between Strathpeffer and the Sewage Works. The work will involve scraping and clearing the surface before putting down a new packed gravel surface. Drainage ditches will also be dug or cleaned out in order to deal … [Read more…]

A little bit of history

Seventy years ago today, the last train set off from Strathpeffer station … the destination was Dingwall. (read about it here) Now we are trying to, once again, open up that link … although only for walking and cycling. (more information on the Peffery Way)