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

Call Emma Baines on 01538 300308


The Roaches Bunkhouse 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 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 bag. Parking is provided free on site. Groups welcome, sole booking available. Dog friendly for sole bookings only. 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.

This accommodation is featured on our map of the Peak District and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    42: 9x4, 3x2
  • Open:

    All year.
  • Price per night:

    From £12 pp. Sole Use from £500.
  • Booking:

    Book by phone, email or online.
  • Directions:

    The Bunkhouse is 4 minutes' walk off the A53 between Leek and Buxton, in the village of Upper Hulme. Look for Roach Road and Upper Hulme Mill.
  • Public Transport:

    Bus 16 between Leek and Buxton stops 4 minutes' walk away from the bunkhouse. Ask for Upper Hulme stop.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is available to individuals and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Duke of Edinburgh's Award page, the Land's End to John O' Groats Cycle Route, the map of accommodation for school groups, the IHUK signage page and the Holidays in Isolation page.


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

The Roaches Bunkhouse is taking bookings for 2021!

March 30th 2020

The Roaches Bunkhouse is offering *10% OFF* 2021 sole use bookings when booked throughout April 2020.

The world is an unfamiliar place at this time and we are staying away from the friends and family that in normal circumstances we love to spend time with. Wouldn’t it be lovely to know that when we come out the other side of this you have a UK holiday planned with all of your closest family and friends to reconnect and spend quality time together?!

That’s why The Roaches Bunkhouse is offering *10% OFF* 2021 sole use bookings when booked throughout April 2020.

The Bunkhouse sleeps up to 42 people and is set in a beautiful hamlet in the Peak District National Park. Based close to the magnificent Roaches, the bunkhouse provides a perfect base for exploring, walking and climbing with your loved ones.

Quote *bringusbacktogether* when booking.

Roaches Bunkhouse
Special Offer

Enjoy Sole Use of The Roaches Bunkhouse in the Peak District National Park for up to 42 people

March 17th 2020

To lift your spirits during this time we are offering 20% off exclusive use for up to 42 of your friends and family!

What better place to escape the world than to explore the magnificent views of The Roaches in the Peak District National Park?!
The Roaches Bunkhouse is set in the small rural hamlet of Upper Hulme in the peak District National Park. Surrounded by countryside and fresh air, the bunkhouse is the perfect place to get away and reconnect with loved ones. Exclusive use allows you the place to yourselves with a fully equipped self catering kitchen, large dining area with log burner. hot showers, free parking, 12 bedrooms. From our doorstep you have access to endless walks and climbs surrounded by wondrous views and rock formations. Take advantage of this amazing 20% off offer for just £400 per night! Valid for new bookings made before April 30th 2020.
We appreciate any concerns amidst this uncertain time and can reassure all guests that we are taking extra precautions to ensure all of our surfaces are disinfected as advised and have at least 24 hours between all of our bookings.

Special Offer

Last Minute Easter Availability in the stunning Peak District- A walkers and climbers paradise

March 9th 2020

Mark the start of spring with an Easter stay at The Roaches Bunkhouse.
Last minute availability over Easter weekend for sole use sleeping up to 42 people.

Set in the magnificent Peak District The Roaches Bunkhouse is the prefect place to have a large group get together for up to 42 people. Whether it’s a get-together with friends and family or a climbing or hiking club weekend, the bunkhouse is the perfect place to rest your head after a day exploring the Roaches. The setting couldn’t be more perfect with access to many wondrous walking paths and climbing routes at our doorstep, several village pubs and tearooms and only 10 mins drive from our quaint local market town of Leek. If you are looking for guided activities, Peak Climbing School and Tru North Adventures are meters away from us and many more activities are available in the local area such as Tittesworth Water Sports, Madrenaline activities, Trials Bike days, Alton Towers is 30 mins away from us.
Up to 3 dogs welcome FOC.
£500 per night for sole use sleeping up to 42 people (from £12pppn).
(Sole use booking only, 2 nights minimum Friday and Saturday)

Roaches Bunkhouse
Late Availability
Upper Hulme Mill and The Roaches

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