Roaches Bunkhouse, Upper Hulme Mill, Roach Road, Upper Hulme, Nr Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8TY

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The Roaches Bunkhouse provides group accommodation is at the foot of The Roaches, a famous gritstone escarpment along the south west edge of the Peak District. Worn into fantastic shapes by the elements, the rocks stretch for 3 miles with magnificent views over Tittesworth reservoir. The edges provide some of the best gritstone climbing in the country, with famous routes such as Valkyrie and The Swan. Roaches Bunkhouse is an ideal base for groups of climbers, walkers and cyclists, with glorious walks, climbing and cycling from the doorstep in all directions.

The rooms are simple with 2 or 4 beds in bunks. There is a communal area with tables and chairs, log fire, DVDs, board games, vending machine. Self-catering facilities are available in a small kitchen with fridge, cooker, microwave, kettle, cutlery, crockery, pots and pans. Warm showers are available for an honesty fee of 50p plus toilets, wash basins and outdoor area. The Bunkhouse provides mattresses and pillows but you will need to bring your own sleeping bags. Parking is provided free on site. Sole use bookings only. Dog friendly.

Roaches Bunkhouse is in the village of Upper Hulme in the Peak District National Park, 150 meters from Ye Old Rock Inn pub, which provides excellent food and draught ales. The Roaches Tea Room is 1/2 a mile away and The Three Horse Shoes, The lazy Trout and The Winking Man are all within 2 miles. Leek, 3 miles away, is the closest town for shopping.

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cPrivate rooms
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
uWithin 3 miles of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement


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News & Offers from Roaches Bunkhouse

Group Holidays for up to 36 people in the stunning Peak District

June 5th 2021

The Roaches Bunkhouse is now open and taking bookings for sole use bookings

Why not have a long awaited break away in the stunning Peak District with family and friends?!
The Bunkhouse is located at the foot of the Roaches and is the perfect base for an outdoorsy break away.
The Roaches is a magnificent 5 mile long rock formation with endless walking routes to explore the beautiful scenery. The bunkhouse is set in the picturesque hamlet of Upper Hulme close to pubs, tearooms and the local market town of Leek is just 3 miles away. There is plenty of activities nearby, climbing, e-biking, watersports at Tittesworth to name a few along with plenty of walking routes some with wild swimming spots.
The bunkhouse is for sole use hire only which means only your group will have access to all facilities. There are 7 separate bunkrooms so different households can sleep separately. The safety of our guests is most important to us and you can be assured we have taken every step to keep the bunkhouse clean between bookings.


Spend some quality time with friends and family in the Peak District this Easter

December 25th 2019

Easter weekend availability at The Roaches Bunkhouse for up to 42 people at £600pn sole use.

Based at the foot of the Roaches in the stunning Peak District National Park, the Roaches Bunkhouse offers clean, affordable accommodation for upto 42 guests. Small rooms of 2 or 4 beds in the form of bunks, bathroom facilities with hot showers, fully equiped self catering kitchen, outside BBQ, large communal area with log burner and free parking.
Magnificent scenery and places to explore, endless walks/climbs/activities at our doorstep. Country pubs and tearooms within walking distance.
What more could you want?!


Roaches Bunkhouse is now dog friendly – bring up to 4 dogs on a sole use bookings.

May 30th 2019

Roaches Bunkhouse is an innovative use of a bright and roomy part of Upper Hulme Mill right at the foot of The Roaches.

Set at the foot of The Roaches, a stunning gritstone escarpment in the Peak District National Park with glorious views, The Roaches Bunkhouse is ideal for climbers, walker and cyclists. Sleeping up to 36 people in individual rooms of 4 and 2 bunks there is plenty of privacy and a large communal area for eating and socialising. Just bring your sleeping bag and food. The Roaches Bunkhouse is in the village of Upper Hulme, close to Ye Old Rock Inn and 3 miles from the market town of Leek.   Dogs are welcome by arrangement only, so please let us know if you are bringing your four footed friend(s).


Latest Blog about Roaches Bunkhouse

Peak district climbing with kids

July 1st 2015

On Sunday (with marvellous weather- not a cloud in the sky) we headed off to Burbage Edge to find the perfect route to do some climbing with kids

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