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 Land's End to John O' Groats Cycle Route, the map of accommodation for school groups, the IHUK signage page and the Duke of Edinburgh's Award page.

It has availability at February Half Term and Autumn Half Term.


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

Special Offer: Mid Week sole use of the Roaches Bunkhouse from £120 per night

January 1st 2020

Clean, bright self catering accommodation at the foot of The Roaches gritstone edge in the Peak District.

Quote IHUKMidweekOffer to get this special offer of sole use of the bunkhouse for up to 10 guests. Extra guests welcome at £12pppn.

Discover the unqiue landscape of the Roaches. The Roaches is grit stone outcrop has been worn into fantastic shapes by the weather and guards the entrance to the Peak District. Close to the market town of Leek, this spectacular grit stone 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 for up to 42 people. Ideal for mountain bikers, climbers and walkers. There is midweek availability in this brilliantly located bunkhouse throughout spring and summer 2019. Quote IHUKMidweekOffer to guarantee your own private use of the whole bunkhouse for up to 10 people at £120 per night. Extra guests welcome at £12pppn.

Special Offer

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?!


Walking and climbing at the Roaches in the beautiful Peak District

December 16th 2019

Why not get the kids out and about in the fresh air this February half term. The Roaches Bunkhouse has availability from 17th-23rd February 2020 at just £12pppn. Sole use also available from £500 pn.

The bunkhouse is at the base of the magnificent Roaches in the Peak District, a walking/climbing paradise. Endless stunning views to be admired, pubs and tearooms close by and many activities in the local area, please ask for details. Small private rooms of 2 or 4 beds in the form of bunks, shared bathroom and kitchen facilities, a large communal area with log burner and free parking.
Big family? lots of friends? No problem, the bunkhouse can be hired for sole use from £500 per night sleeping up to 42 people.
School and DofE groups welcome.
Fancy climbing lessons? Peak climbing school is meters from our doorstep.

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