PICTURES: Matlock Bath bikers' protest

Thousands of bike enthusiasts from all over the country rode to biking '˜Mecca' Matlock Bath on Sunday to protest against proposed parking charges.

Monday, 7th March 2016, 12:10 pm
Updated Monday, 7th March 2016, 12:11 pm
Thousands of bikers ride through Matlock Bath in protest of potential parking charges. Picture: Andrew Roe

Up to 4,000 bikers were thought to have made the trip to the Derbyshire Dales village, with many more coming simply to witness the spectacle.

Derbyshire County Council want to impose a charge of 50 pence per hour on bikes as well as limiting the time they can use the spaces to two hours.

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Thousands of bikers ride through Matlock Bath in protest of potential parking charges. Picture: Andrew Roe
Thousands of bikers ride through Matlock Bath in protest of potential parking charges. Picture: Andrew Roe