Wild Boar Clough

Valley in Yorkshire


Where is Wild Boar Clough?

Old milestone One of the 615 milestones set up for the newly formed West Riding County Council in 1893/94.  Over half still remain by the roadside.  In the Contract they were to be painted blue with white letters but then black letters on white was used, perhaps easier to read.  This one on the west side of the B6106 just south of the junction to Dunford Bridge was black with all legends white when first recorded by the Milestone Society in 2002. By 2021 it had been repainted but the place names and mileages left unfinished.
Old milestone Credit: Chris Minto

Wild Boar Clough is a picturesque valley located in Yorkshire, England. Nestled within the scenic Peak District National Park, this stunning natural landscape offers visitors a unique and immersive experience in the heart of nature. The valley is characterized by its steep slopes, rugged terrain, and meandering streams.

The name "Wild Boar Clough" is believed to have originated from the presence of wild boar in the area during medieval times. Today, it serves as a reminder of the region's rich history and wildlife diversity. The valley is a popular destination for hikers, nature enthusiasts, and photographers, who are drawn to its unspoiled beauty.

Walking through Wild Boar Clough, visitors can discover an array of flora and fauna. The valley is home to a variety of plant species, including heather, ferns, and mosses, which blanket the landscape in vibrant colors. Wildlife such as deer, foxes, and birds of prey can also be spotted in the area, providing a captivating sight for nature lovers.

The valley is crisscrossed by several walking trails, enabling visitors to explore its hidden gems. The paths wind through dense woodlands, past cascading waterfalls, and alongside babbling brooks. These trails offer breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, making it a haven for photographers and those seeking tranquility.

Overall, Wild Boar Clough is a true gem within the Yorkshire countryside. Its untouched beauty, diverse wildlife, and peaceful ambiance make it a must-visit destination for anyone looking to immerse themselves in the natural wonders of the area.

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Wild Boar Clough Images

Images are sourced within 2km of 53.545144/-1.7697309 or Grid Reference SE1505. Thanks to Geograph Open Source API. All images are credited.

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Wild Boar Clough is located at Grid Ref: SE1505 (Lat: 53.545144, Lng: -1.7697309)

Division: West Riding

Unitary Authority: Kirklees

Police Authority: West Yorkshire

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