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.

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    36: 3x2, 4x4, 1x6, 1x 8 bed
  • Open:

    All year.
  • Price per night:

    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 Land's End to John O Groats on foot LEJOG Land's End to John O'Groats by bike
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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

Summer availability in the beautiful Peak District

July 22nd 2021

Due to a last minute cancellation, The Roaches Bunkhouse has weekend availability for the 3rd/4th September
Sole use for up to 20 people £350 per night

Get away this summer with friends and family in the stunning Peak District for an outdoor adventure.
The Roaches Bunkhouse is situated in the quaint Hamlet of Upper Hulme, just 10 minutes walk to the base of the magnificent Roaches for endless walking and climbing adventures.

Upper Hulme Mill and The Roaches
Late Availability

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.


Self- Contained Accommodation in the beautiful Peak District!

April 4th 2021

The Roaches Bunkhouse is reopening for sole use booking s for up to 36 people

We cannot wait to welcome guests back to the Roaches Bunkhouse!

We are currently taking bookings for sole use bookings of up to 36 people.

The Bunkhouse is a perfect place to rest your head after a long day walking/hiking in the Peak District. It offers basic, clean and affordable accommodation, ideal for walkers and climbers.
The bedrooms are simple and laid out in dormitory style with bunk beds, guests are required to bring a sleeping bag. There is a dining area with tables and chairs, lounge area with sofas and log fire, fully equipped self catering kitchen will be available, Male/Female bathroom areas with hot showers, plus toilets and wash basins, outdoor BBQ area.

Parking is provided on site free of charge.

Upper Hulme Mill and The Roaches

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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Burbage Edge in the Peak District
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