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

Call Emma Baines on 01538 300308

Overview

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, TV, board games, vending machines. Self-catering facilities are available in a small kitchen with fridge, cooker, microwave, kettle, cutlery, crockery, pots and pans. Ideal for simple meals but not equipped for commercial catering. 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. Sleeping bags are available for sale at the bunkhouse. Parking is provided on site. Groups welcome, sole booking available. Sorry no dogs. 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.

Details

  • Rooms & Beds:

    42: 9x4, 3x2
  • Open:

    All year (closed for refurbishment Jan/Feb 2019)
  • Price per night:

    £12 per person per night.
  • Booking:

    Book by phone or email.
  • 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 is available to individuals, has a pub within walking distance and is on the IHUK signage page and the Land's End to John O' Groats Cycle Route.

Facilities

aMixed dormitories
cPrivate rooms
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
iDrying room
jShowers
[WiFi
uWithin 3 miles of NCN

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The refurbished Roaches Bunkhouse is now open for business

February 28th 2019

At the foot of the famous Roaches, an amazing rock formation in the Peak District with magnificent views.

The Roaches Bunkhouse has sparkling new bathroom and kitchen facilities but the same great location at the foot of the famous Roaches, a formation of rocks stretching for approximately 3 miles with magnificent views over Tittesworth reservoir. It is an ideal base for climbers, walkers and cyclists and from this base, there are endless walks, climbing and cycling routes in all directions.

The Rock inn pub and The Roaches Tearooms are located within walking distance to sample the local tipple and get yourself a warm hearty meal before or after a long day up the Roaches.

The price is simple at £12.00 per night. Groups are welcome and sole use is available.

refurbished kitchen at roaches bunkhouse
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The Roaches Bunkhouse is having a revamp!

February 19th 2019

The Roaches Bunkhouse is getting some love and attention throughout January! In February 2019 it will reopen with new bathroom facilities. ​Our website is also under construction, so please call us on 01538 300308 with any questions.

Discover the unqiue landscape of the Roaches.  The Roaches is gritstone outcrop worn into fantastic shapes by the weather that guards the entrance to the Peak District.

The Roaches is a unique landscape close to the market town of Leek. This spectacular gritstone escarpment along the south-western edge of the Peaks is known as the gate way to the Peak District. Famous with climbers and mountain bikers this stunning accessible landscape is ideal for family adventures and walkers too. The Roaches bunkhouse at Upper Hulme provides self catering accommodation in private rooms, ideal for mountain bikers, climbers and walkers.  There is availability in this brilliantly located bunkhouse throughout spring and summer 2019.

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Peak District Bunkhouse

September 7th 2018

Costing only £10 per person per night, this fully heated fully equipped bunkhouse provides great value accommodation.

Set at the foot of The Roaches, a stunning gritstone escarpment in the Peak District National Park with glorious view,s The Roaches Bunkhouse is ideal for climbers, walker and cyclists. Sleeping up to 40 people in individual rooms of 4 and 2 bunks there is plenty of privacy and a large communal area for eating and socialising. Costing only £10 per person per night, this fully heated fully equipped bunkhouse provides great value accommodation. 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.

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