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“Great walk”

Ranked #1 of 19 things to do in Leek
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great walk”
Reviewed September 22, 2013

Great for anyone who loves to walk, on the day we went it was relatively quiet (it was raining,heavily) there was still a few groups there though the only thing that could be improved on is directions to the walk and maybe if possible parking but that's not a big thing (it is free!)

Visited June 2013
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English first
Leek, England, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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“Great for walks, feash air and wonderful views”
Reviewed September 4, 2013

This area of natural rock formation is just one of the best locations in the area for hill walking. For all levels the benefit is that the area afford just the best views of the surrounding countryside. You als get to see lots of rock face climbers using the rock formations. Just down on the adjacent road is a tea room, which is well worth a stop before returning home.

Visited July 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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129 reviews
89 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful Scenery”
Reviewed August 22, 2013

Would recommend a stop to photograph the scenery, it is beautiful. We didn't do any climbing and we drove past on the way to Buxton. Loved how sheep would just wonder around fields, It felt very charming.

Visited June 2013
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Chester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Brilliant Place To Climb”
Reviewed August 16, 2013

The roaches is a brilliant place to climb, there is a variety of walls and climbs for all ability's. The area is always kept tidy and friendly climbers are always there to offer advice.

Visited July 2013
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Leek, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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“well worth the "climb" up”
Reviewed August 14, 2013

We visited the Roaches with our two young grandaughters...6 yrs and 3 yrs.Road parking was easy,although it can get very busy at the weekends.The girls were thrilled to walk through a field of sheep as we walked up to Hen Cloud.The path was a gentle climb and felt safe for youngsters.The views at the top brought "oohs" and "Aaahs" ...the girls thought they were "in a plane" as they were so high up.We had a "picnic" and returned carefully back down passing a few brown cows along the path all adding to the Adventure! A lovely free afternoon enjoyed by us all.

Visited August 2013
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