Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach

Superb views and an ancient religious site


Route outline for walk s116:

Gradbach  -  The Dane Valley Way  -  Gradbach Youth Hostel  -  Black Brook  -  Forest Wood  -  Roach End  -  The Roaches  -  Doxey Pool  -  Rockhall  -  Hen Cloud  -  Well Farm  -  Dains Mill  -  Upper Hulme  -  Butty Fold Farm  -  Staffordshire Moorlands Walk  -  Tittesworth Reservoir  -  Meerbrook  -  Stockmeadows Farm  -  Meadows Farm  -  Buxton Brow  -  Clough Head  -  Back Forest  -  Lud's Church  -  Rock Chasm  -  Black Brook  -  Gradbach Youth Hostel  -  The Dane Valley Way  -  Gradbach




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is The Roaches at 505m (1657ft). The Roaches is also known as an English Dewey (173rd highest in England, 399th in England & Wales) The summit of The Roaches is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Dane Valley Way, a 66km (41 miles) linear footpath connecting Buxton in Derbyshire, with Middlewich in Cheshire, England. The Dane Valley Way is waymarked by the letters DVW. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Dane Valley Way.



You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

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1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL24 The Peak District - White Peak area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

118 Stoke-on-Trent & Macclesfield


119 Buxton & Matlock, Bakewell & Dove Dale


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach

In no particular order . . .

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - Shining Tor from The Roaches

Shining Tor from The Roaches

Photo: Steve Lowe (7)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - Hen Cloud from the lane north of Meerbrook

Hen Cloud from the lane north of Meerbrook

Photo: Mike Walker (26)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - The Cheshire Plain from The Roaches

The Cheshire Plain from The Roaches

Photo: Devina Lee (3)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - On The Roaches

On The Roaches

Photo: Devina Lee (2)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - Gun (Staffordshire) from near Meadows Farm

Gun (Staffordshire) from near Meadows Farm

Photo: Mike Walker (29)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - Snow on The Roaches

Snow on The Roaches

Photo: Richard Nicholls (70)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - On The Roaches

On The Roaches

Photo: Karen Harding (9)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - Looking back over Tittesworth Reservoir from Hen Cloud the Roaches

Looking back over Tittesworth Reservoir from Hen Cloud the Roaches

Photo: Dave Rees (2)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - The Well, Meerbrook

The Well, Meerbrook

Photo: Mike Walker (42)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - Having my picnic on a hazy day up The Roaches

Having my picnic on a hazy day up The Roaches

Photo: Jo McGawley (1)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - Snow on Tithesworth Reservoir from The Roaches

Snow on Tithesworth Reservoir from The Roaches

Photo: Richard Nicholls (72)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - Rock Formation near Lud's Church, The Roaches

Rock Formation near Lud's Church, The Roaches

Photo: Steve Lowe (4)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - Rock Formations on The Roaches

Rock Formations on The Roaches

Photo: George White (7)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - *Snow on The Roaches

*Snow on The Roaches

Photo: Richard Nicholls (75)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - Lunch on Hen Cloud the Roaches

Lunch on Hen Cloud the Roaches

Photo: Dave Rees (1)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - Me and my favourite rock on The Roaches

Me and my favourite rock on The Roaches

Photo: Jo McGawley (3)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - *Snow on The Roaches

*Snow on The Roaches

Photo: Richard Nicholls (71)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - On The Roaches

On The Roaches

Photo: Geoff Pickering (2)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - The Roaches

The Roaches

Photo: Mike Knipe (69)

Walk s116 The Roaches, Hen Cloud, Meerbrook and Lud's Church from Gradbach - Snow on The Roaches

Snow on The Roaches

Photo: Richard Nicholls (67)


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