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The Roaches Peak District

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Upper Hulme, Leek ST13 7LX, England
+44 1782 847409
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Stomp in the snow

There are some beautiful views here. Not accessible with a pushchair and very muddy on the day we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Boxing Day walk

A gorgeous walk with wonderful views. A little boggy in places but quite accessible. Good walkways... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“lud's church” (24 reviews)
“peak district” (38 reviews)
“hen cloud” (21 reviews)
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Upper Hulme, Leek ST13 7LX, England
+44 1782 847409
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are some beautiful views here. Not accessible with a pushchair and very muddy on the day we went! You need to be fairly fit but there are some easier routes to choose.

Thank JillyMcCarrick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A gorgeous walk with wonderful views. A little boggy in places but quite accessible. Good walkways. Exhilarating for an after Christmas blast.

Thank Stazia18
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Wonderful views across the peaks, great walking, and plenty of rocks to scramble up, for all standards from idle strollers to competent climbers with ropes. Not somewhere to get away from your fellow humans in the solitude of nature - it's so lovely, everyone wants...More

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 5 November 2017

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

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 3 November 2017

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 31 October 2017

..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 24 October 2017 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 18 October 2017 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
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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.