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The Roaches Peak District

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Upper Hulme, Leek, England
+44 1782 847409
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Pleasant walk

well marked trails , interesting points of interest , lots of birds , bluebells everywhere , took... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter T
Stirling, Australia
Perfect walking/hiking & stunning views

Cannot believe I haven’t been here before , with it being so close to home. I love walking /hiking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Warrnambool, Australia
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“lud's church” (24 reviews)
“peak district” (38 reviews)
“great views” (29 reviews)
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Upper Hulme, Leek, England
+44 1782 847409
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Reviewed 1 week ago

well marked trails , interesting points of interest , lots of birds , bluebells everywhere , took lots of photos , such quintessential English countryside

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot believe I haven’t been here before , with it being so close to home. I love walking /hiking and this is a perfect place for this , the views are stunning and you can pick the length and hardness of the walk . We...More

Thank Talia16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

..is visit this place. We went with three dogs and two kids 12 and 10. Day pretty overcast with classic drizzle, took a picnic, parked on the road and climbed both peaks. Simple enough to not overwhelmed the kids in fact I think it's brought...More

Thank Nina_Stubbs-Mason
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful spot in the Peak District. The rocks at the top are stunning ( even though we were they’re on a misty day). You have to walk through a beautiful forest in order to get to the trail that leads to the top - beautiful...More

Thank Radha D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Completed a 10 mile walk from the Caravan and Motorhome Club site at Blackshaw Moor over the Roaches and back. It is quite challenging in places but there were plenty of families with young children on the ridge. The views out across towards Tittesworth Water...More

Thank ValnDave
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We stayed here for a long weekend amidst this stunning scenery on the edge of the Peak District. The Roaches are very popular with rock climbers and parking is limited on the public road which is extremely busy at weekends with rock climbers, cyclists and...More

Thank TheRedRoses
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely 12km walk around The Roaches - visiting Lud Church (which I would recommend). View were excellent all around.

Thank The-Hoff-72
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Well well, on way back from Peak District other half suggested visiting the roaches, Parked locally and walked and walked taking in the spectacular views. Peaceful , tranquil , spectacular and all round out of this world. Amazing sculpture of natural formation of the rock,...More

Thank Pcbasil
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I grew up in this part of the North West and have traveled all over the world and still have deep fondness for this edge of the Peak District. The Roaches, Shutlingsloe, White Nancy, The Cloud, Congleton Edge and Mow Cop are all great hills...More

Thank Charles D
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We visited Tittersworth reservoir and spent a quiet time near the water watching a variety of birds and water fowl. It is a beautiful place to visit and it does have a range of facilities including a cafe.

Thank Brian29CheltenhamSpa
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james g
8 October 2017|
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Response from louthrambler | Reviewed this property |
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31 May 2017|
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Response from pearsonjb | Reviewed this property |
Most people try and park on the road below the Roaches/Hen Cloud; being a local I would never do that; park adjacent the Old Sunday School below the Olde Rock Inn and walk Back down the hill to the ford, turn right before... More
22 August 2016|
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Response from Kniverbee92 | Reviewed this property |
Hi it is rumoured that people used to live in Luds Church which is seperate from the Roaches but 100% worth the visit, It is essentially a chasm in the ground that appears out of no where.