Rock Climbing in Leek

The Roaches

The Roaches are situated above Tittesworth Reservoir and Leek in the heart of the Peak District. The rock formation itself rises as high as 1,667 feet.
It is a highly popular area for rock climbers and walkers and at the weekend is very popular and busy. Rock climbing is one of those activities that really attracts people as it has a good mixture of athleticism but also a thrill similar to that you may get when you visit partypoker.com. What’s great is that it can be universally enjoyed, so it’s fun for all the family.

Climb roaches

Come, climb and see great views and on a clear day you can see as far as Snowdon in Wales.

Directions to the Roaches – if you take the A53 road from Leek, (Staffordshire) towards Buxton.

After 4 miles and about half a mile past the Three Horseshoes pub take a left turn signposted Upper Hulme.
After a hundred metres take the left fork. Follow this road for about one and a half miles. Park in the lay-byes.

For more information see:

www.tittesworthwater.co.uk

www.peakdistrict-rock climbing.co.uk

www.roaches.org.uk

Upcoming Events
May
16
Wed
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
May 16 2018 @ 9:00 am – May 11 2019 @ 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market. Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
9:00 am Leek’s Outdoor Market @ Market Place & Sparrow Park
Leek’s Outdoor Market @ Market Place & Sparrow Park
May 16 2018 @ 9:00 am – May 1 2019 @ 3:30 pm
Enjoy the bustle and atmosphere of Leek’s traditional markets; shop for bargains at the general weekly outdoor market each Wednesday.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
May
18
Fri
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
May 18 2018 @ 9:00 am – May 13 2019 @ 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market. Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
May
19
Sat
8:30 am Antique & Collectors Market @ The Market Place
Antique & Collectors Market @ The Market Place
May 19 2018 @ 8:30 am – May 11 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Antique & Collectors Market (Archer Fairs Ltd) – held outdoors every Saturday.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
9:00 am ‘Couch to 5K’ @ Brough Park
‘Couch to 5K’ @ Brough Park
May 19 2018 @ 9:00 am – May 11 2019 @ 10:00 am
‘Couch to 5K’ @ Brough Park | England | United Kingdom
Get off the couch and start to get fit or fitter through running, jogging or even walking within the pleasant, traffic free parkland of Brough Park. The aim is to transform you from couch potato[...]
9:00 am Leek Farmers & Craft Market @ Leek Market Place
Leek Farmers & Craft Market @ Leek Market Place
May 19 2018 @ 9:00 am – Apr 13 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Leek Farmers & Craft Market @ Leek Market Place | Leek | England | United Kingdom
Leek Farmers’ Market in conjunction with Archer Fairs popular Vintage, Collectible and Craft stalls fills Leek Market Place with some of the finest local food and drink available. With a mix of food & drink[...]
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
May 19 2018 @ 9:00 am – May 14 2019 @ 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market. Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
10:00 am Astound @ The Nicholson Art Gallery
Astound @ The Nicholson Art Gallery
May 19 @ 10:00 am – Jun 9 @ 4:00 pm
Astound @ The Nicholson Art Gallery | England | United Kingdom
Leek School of Art – Buxton & Leek College Now in its ninth year, this exciting exhibition showcases the talent and creativity from the Foundation Degree in Creative Art and Design Practice, validated by Derbyshire[...]
Jun
16
Sat
9:00 am Leek Farmers & Craft Market @ Leek Market Place
Leek Farmers & Craft Market @ Leek Market Place
Jun 16 2018 @ 9:00 am – May 11 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Leek Farmers & Craft Market @ Leek Market Place | Leek | England | United Kingdom
Leek Farmers’ Market in conjunction with Archer Fairs popular Vintage, Collectible and Craft stalls fills Leek Market Place with some of the finest local food and drink available. With a mix of food & drink[...]
Jul
21
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9:00 am Leek Farmers & Craft Market @ Leek Market Place
Leek Farmers & Craft Market @ Leek Market Place
Jul 21 2018 @ 9:00 am – Jun 15 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Leek Farmers & Craft Market @ Leek Market Place | Leek | England | United Kingdom
Leek Farmers’ Market in conjunction with Archer Fairs popular Vintage, Collectible and Craft stalls fills Leek Market Place with some of the finest local food and drink available. With a mix of food & drink[...]