Wilder's Moor

Downs, Moorland in Lancashire


Where is Wilder's Moor?

Walkers having a brew at "Two Lads" "Two Lads" is a group of two stone cairns just east of Pike Cottage.  It is a great place for a brew before heading up to the TV transmitter at Winter Hill, or over to Rivington Pike.
Walkers having a brew at "Two Lads" Credit: Dave and Carolyn Sawyer

Wilder's Moor, located in Lancashire, England, is a vast expanse of rugged, untamed beauty. Spanning across acres of land, the moor is characterized by its rolling hills, vast open spaces, and diverse range of flora and fauna.

The moorland is predominantly covered in heather, which gives it a vibrant purple hue during the summer months. In addition to heather, the landscape is dotted with patches of grasses, mosses, and wildflowers, creating a colorful and picturesque scenery. The moor is also home to several species of birds, including skylarks, curlews, and plovers, which can often be seen soaring through the skies or nesting in the heather.

Wilder's Moor is a popular destination for nature enthusiasts and hikers, who are drawn to its tranquil atmosphere and breathtaking views. The rugged terrain provides a challenging yet rewarding experience for outdoor enthusiasts, with numerous walking trails and paths to explore. Visitors can enjoy long walks, observing the wildlife and taking in the panoramic vistas of the surrounding countryside.

The moorland is also of historical significance, with traces of ancient settlements and burial mounds found in the area. These archaeological remains offer glimpses into the rich history of the region, adding another layer of intrigue to Wilder's Moor.

Overall, Wilder's Moor is a captivating natural landscape, offering visitors a chance to immerse themselves in the beauty of Lancashire's wild and unspoiled wilderness.

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Wilder's Moor Images

Images are sourced within 2km of 53.613788/-2.5255948 or Grid Reference SD6513. Thanks to Geograph Open Source API. All images are credited.

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Wilder's Moor is located at Grid Ref: SD6513 (Lat: 53.613788, Lng: -2.5255948)

Unitary Authority: Bolton

Police Authority: Greater Manchester


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