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Obviously way smaller than Stonehenge, but no less dramatic. Perched on a hill overlooking the Thirlmere Valley, the mountains of High Seat and Helvellyn as a backdrop; Castlerigg is one of the most beautiful stone circles and possibly one of the earliest erected. Visiting on...More
A short walk from the centre of Keswick brings you to this wonderful stone circle. It was a bright cold day and we had brilliant 360 degree views. Returned to Keswick via Castlehead view point. Parking close to the stone circle for those who are...More
Be prepared to hike uphill mostly. It is well worth the effort when you see the stones in the field.
It just makes you wonder Who put them there, How and Why and was it worth the effort!
You can walk up by road then...More
We drove from Keswick to see the circle. It was really close, only about a mile and a half, which is why this place deserves a visit. And it’s free, so there’s no reason to not go there.
A couple of things though. The postcode...More
Very small but absolutely beautiful and against such a stunning back drop of mountains and misty clouds (well it was on Boxing Day)
Very calming and amazing to walk round.
Information boards were damaged so you couldn’t read the everything
If you are passing through Keswick do visit this pre-historic site which is one of the earliest stone circles found in Britain. Consists of 38 stones no more than 2-3m high & dating back to 4000 yrs ago. As it’s not as popular as the...More
it will be quiet first thing and last thing, Maybe. you are asking about a major site and tourist attraction to be empty so you can enjoy with your group, you must be prepared to share with everybody else. We wanted the... More
it will be quiet first thing and last thing, Maybe. you are asking about a major site and tourist attraction to be empty so you can enjoy with your group, you must be prepared to share with everybody else. We wanted the perfect photo but had to make do with other tourists in the final shot, this is how it is with public places, good luck.