Roaches Bunkhouse, Upper Hulme Mill, Roach Road, Upper Hulme, Nr Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8TY
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.
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42: 9×4, 3×2
All year (closed for refurbishment Jan/Feb 2019)
£12 per person per night.
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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.
Bus 16 between Leek and Buxton stops 4 minutes' walk away from the bunkhouse. Ask for Upper Hulme stop.