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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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Wonderful, parking a bit of a challenge in peak periods

On a clear day, well well worth it. choose your walks and all would be great. there are many walks... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eraine M
Cold and bracing but fab views

Visited today. Very cold with lots of snow and mud but well worth it. Beautiful views and fabulous... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Claire J
Staffordshire, united kingdom
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Upper Hulme, Leek ST13 7LX, England
+44 1782 847409
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a clear day, well well worth it. choose your walks and all would be great. there are many walks and tons of history to it.

Thank Eraine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today. Very cold with lots of snow and mud but well worth it. Beautiful views and fabulous scenery. Definitely worth a trip but wrap up warm

1  Thank Claire J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a walk that offers fantastic views across the peak district. It has muddy patches on it but generally the path is quite good.but does require you to be fairly fit.

Thank walkingboots2016
Reviewed 27 December 2017 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 26 December 2017 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
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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.