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Ramsden Clough Walk (courtesy of Holmfirth Hikes)

Author: Ella Scharff
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Monkey Nick

On the Ordnance Survey maps the big Clough which cuts deep into the moors above Ramsden Reservoir is called Ramsden Clough, but to locals it’s known as Monkey Nick. There’s a fading story from (I think) between the wars which tells of a circus coming to Holmfirth and losing one of it’s acts up in the Clough.

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