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The Roaches
505m (1657ft)

The White Peak Area, The Peak District, Staffordshire, England


Record The Roaches as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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English Dewey
174th highest in England,
399th in England & Wales

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk The Roaches walking UK Mountains in The White Peak Area The Peak District National Park Staffordshire    England

The Roaches Summit

Photo: Geoff Pickering

The Roaches is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL24
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 119
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



The Roaches is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:


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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited The Roaches Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged The Roaches

Wendy Nield walked up on May 27th, 2021 [from/via/route] 6.5 mile circular walk from Gradbach Mill car park. [with] Hillbilly Baggers [weather] Cloudy with sunny spells - Saw a Buzzard, House Martins and Skylarks and heard a cuckoo.

Dave Gay climbed on July 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Parked by Paddock Farm, climbed Hen Cloud via the Roaches House then followed the ridge to the trig point on The Roaches. Completed the walk with a trip to Luds Church. [with] Sean H [weather] Wet

Darin Torrance bagged on January 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] Visitor Center [weather] Cold wet - Easy walk

Lucy Perchard hiked on April 1st, 2017 [from/via/route] Starting at Heaton and via Gun on the 20 mile route for the Three Shires Challenge Walk [with] Tony, Mike and Calvin [weather] misty to start (so no view from the top of the Roaches :( wet until Three Shires Head and then sunny spells after that - Will go back as despite the weather the walk was great

Mike Walker has summited [from/via/route] Ladybower Reservoir

Margaret Richards conquered on August 26th, 2012 [from/via/route] 26/08: The Edges from The Grouse Inn (White Peak area, 6miles grade 6, with Richard, Verity, Mike and David) [with] Don et al

Louis Smith scaled during December, 2016 [from/via/route] unsure of date

Andrew Farrell walked up on August 20th, 2016 [from/via/route] Gradbach - Roaches - Flash - 3 Shires Head - Gradbach [with] Susan [weather] Rain..lots of rain

Anna Browning climbed on February 15th, 2012 [from/via/route] From the car park [with] Paul Browning and Holly [weather] Cold and clear - A bit nippy, but the views were magnificent. Not too sure of the date so have approximated.

Rob Cheshire bagged on April 26th, 2015 [with] Paul Corrigan [weather] Sunny, and almost no wind. - Training for the 3 Peaks Challenge.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of The Roaches

In Lud's Church, The Roaches

In Lud's Church, The Roaches

Photo: David Hughes (1)

The Roaches and Hen Cloud from the summit of Gun (Staffordshire)

The Roaches and Hen Cloud from the summit of Gun (Staffordshire)

Photo: Mike Walker (34)

*Snow on The Roaches

*Snow on The Roaches

Photo: Richard Nicholls (71)

Lunch on Hen Cloud the Roaches

Lunch on Hen Cloud the Roaches

Photo: Dave Rees (1)

The Roaches and Hen Cloud from the summit of Hillswood

The Roaches and Hen Cloud from the summit of Hillswood

Photo: Mike Walker (40)

Snow on The Roaches

Snow on The Roaches

Photo: Richard Nicholls (66)

Snow on The Roaches

Snow on The Roaches

Photo: Richard Nicholls (73)

R&R's Walking Group on the way up The Roaches

R&R's Walking Group on the way up The Roaches

Photo: Dave Rees (3)

The Roaches

The Roaches

Photo: Mike Knipe (69)

Tittesworth Reservoir from The Roaches

Tittesworth Reservoir from The Roaches

Photo: Martin Hollingworth (2)

Hen Cloud and The Roaches from near the Mermaid Pub

Hen Cloud and The Roaches from near the Mermaid Pub

Photo: Lucy Richards (1)

*Snow on The Roaches

*Snow on The Roaches

Photo: Richard Nicholls (75)

Rock Formations on The Roaches

Rock Formations on The Roaches

Photo: George White (7)

The Roaches and Gun (Staffordshire) from the summit of Shutlingsloe

The Roaches and Gun (Staffordshire) from the summit of Shutlingsloe

Photo: Anthony Waldron (1)

The Roaches and Hen Cloud from Tittesworth Reservoir

The Roaches and Hen Cloud from Tittesworth Reservoir

Photo: Mike Walker (41)

Snow on The Roaches

Snow on The Roaches

Photo: Richard Nicholls (67)

Shining Tor from The Roaches

Shining Tor from The Roaches

Photo: Steve Lowe (7)

Snow on The Roaches

Snow on The Roaches

Photo: Richard Nicholls (74)

The Roaches from Turner's Pool

The Roaches from Turner's Pool

Photo: Mike Walker (32)

Looking back over Tittesworth Reservoir from Hen Cloud the Roaches

Looking back over Tittesworth Reservoir from Hen Cloud the Roaches

Photo: Dave Rees (2)

Shining Tor from nr The Roaches

Shining Tor from nr The Roaches

Photo: Steve Lowe (5)

North West from The Roaches

North West from The Roaches

Photo: David Hughes (3)

Snow on Tithesworth Reservoir from The Roaches

Snow on Tithesworth Reservoir from The Roaches

Photo: Richard Nicholls (72)

Lud's Church, The Roaches

Lud's Church, The Roaches

Photo: David Hughes (2)

Lud's Church, The Roaches

Lud's Church, The Roaches

Photo: Geoff Pickering (1)

Paul Peng on The Roaches

Paul Peng on The Roaches

Photo: Gary Gornell (1)

The Roaches and Hen Cloud from the lane north of Meerbrook

The Roaches and Hen Cloud from the lane north of Meerbrook

Photo: Mike Walker (27)

On Hen Cloud and The Roaches

On Hen Cloud and The Roaches

Photo: George White (8)

Tithesworth Reservoir from The Roaches

Tithesworth Reservoir from The Roaches

Photo: Geoff Pickering (3)

On The Roaches

On The Roaches

Photo: Devina Lee (2)

Having my picnic on a hazy day up The Roaches

Having my picnic on a hazy day up The Roaches

Photo: Jo McGawley (1)

On The Roaches

On The Roaches

Photo: Karen Harding (9)

Snow on The Roaches

Snow on The Roaches

Photo: Richard Nicholls (68)

Rock Formation near Lud's Church, The Roaches

Rock Formation near Lud's Church, The Roaches

Photo: Steve Lowe (4)

Me and my favourite rock on The Roaches

Me and my favourite rock on The Roaches

Photo: Jo McGawley (3)

 The Roaches, Hen Cloud and the Staffordshire Moorlands from the Gritstone  Trail on Wincle Minn

The Roaches, Hen Cloud and the Staffordshire Moorlands from the Gritstone Trail on Wincle Minn

Photo: Harry Starkey (40)

Snow on The Roaches

Snow on The Roaches

Photo: Richard Nicholls (70)

Heading for The Roaches

Heading for The Roaches

Photo: Devina Lee (1)

Snow on The Roaches

Snow on The Roaches

Photo: Richard Nicholls (69)

The Roaches and Hen Cloud from Gun (Staffordshire)

The Roaches and Hen Cloud from Gun (Staffordshire)

Photo: Stuart Greig (2)

On The Roaches

On The Roaches

Photo: Geoff Pickering (2)

Tittesworth Reservoir from The Roaches

Tittesworth Reservoir from The Roaches

Photo: Steve Lowe (6)

The Cheshire Plain from The Roaches

The Cheshire Plain from The Roaches

Photo: Devina Lee (3)


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