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The Roaches Peak District

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Upper Hulme, Leek, England
+44 1782 847409
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Excellent views

Completed a 10 mile walk from the Caravan and Motorhome Club site at Blackshaw Moor over the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Milnrow, UK
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We stayed here for a long weekend amidst this stunning scenery on the edge of the Peak District... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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“lud's church” (24 reviews)
“peak district” (37 reviews)
“hen cloud” (21 reviews)
Upper Hulme, Leek, England
+44 1782 847409
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Reviewed 2 days 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful country walk and views in all directions all the way to the Wrekin on a clear day. From 13 down to 4 all had a great time as well as the adults

1  Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great place for a slightly hard walk ofr even a climb! Choose the right day and there are some brilliant views especially of Tittesworth reservoir and beyond.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place There are places where you can spend contemplating Places where you can climb with kids Some stunning pictures can be taken. I would recommend more parking places.

Thank aellituv
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Just a short drive from Leek and with easy parking on Roach Road opposite the entrance to Roache House Farm, a good path leads the walker quickly onto the ridge known as The Roaches. Follow the path left to reach the 'bottomless' Doxey Pool, then...More

Thank louthrambler
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james g
7 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
21 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.