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The Roaches & Lud's Church

Nat Park - Peak District - The Roaches

County/Area - Staffordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference SK006618
Lat 53.153334 // Long -1.992483
Postcode ST13 8UA (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This part of Staffordshire offers some superb scenery that is unique to the county. Visitors who are new to area always remark that it does not fit their stereotype of the area and they come away pleased to have made acquaintance with this part of the Staffordshire Moorlands that lies with the Peak District National Park.

GPS Files - Notes

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GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL24Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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Ordnance Survey Landranger 118Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 118Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Other walks nearby

Walk 1707 The Roaches short circular - easy/mod - 5.0 miles/8.1 km

Walk 1178 The Roaches and Lud's Church - moderate - 7.3 miles/11.8 km

Walk 1288 The Roaches & Hen Cloud from Tittesworth Reservoir - moderate - 8.5 miles/13.8 km

Walk 2577 Hawk's Nest, Goldstitch Moss & Lud's Church - moderate - 8.0 miles/13 km

Walk 1596 Lud's Church and Roach End from Gradbach - easy/mod - 4.5 miles/7.3 km

Walk 1598 Lud's Church, Back Forest & Clough Head from Gradbach - easy/mod - 6.8 miles/11.1 km

Walk 3323 Three Shires Head & Knotbury from Gradbach - easy/mod - 7.1 miles/11.5 km

Walk 3197 Flash, Knotbury & Three Shires Head from Gradbach - easy/mod - 8.2 miles/13.3 km

Walk 2519 The Cloud from Rushton Spencer - easy/mod - 9.0 miles/14.6 km

Walk 2604 Dane Valley & Wincle from Rushton Spencer - moderate - 9.5 miles/15.4 km

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