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Address: Castle Lane | Underskiddaw, Keswick CA12 4RN, England
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Dating from about 3000 BC, this is one of the first stone circles built in...

Dating from about 3000 BC, this is one of the first stone circles built in Britain, which is perched atop a high moor with spectacular views of the surrounding landscape.

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Quick walk up from Keswick or you can park right next to it on the road. Great views and a magical atmosphere.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick walk up from Keswick or you can park right next to it on the road. Great views and a magical atmosphere.

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Holmrook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family live quite close to Castlerigg Stone Circle so we visit many times. It is a terrific place to go any time of the year, it has so many moods and 180 degree views. It is not uncommon to see artists set up painting what they see. A wonderful magical place to visit with children, they can clamber over... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hands down the best stone circle I have ever seen. Much better setting, the surrounding mountains are amazing. No entrance fee. The little information point at the bottom telling you which mountains are which are very informative. We took a 15 minute detour here on our way to Walla Crag and it was totally worth it.

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Chesterfield
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The stones have a fantastic location in the hills and with views of the Cumbrian mountains. Easy to access as there is parking in the lane adjacent to the field. Only problem with this is that it is difficult to see the stones without other visitors.

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Prudhoe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the area you must visit this magnificently situated site. Apart from the stone circle the views arounabout re sublime.

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Castlerigg standing stones are minutes away from the centre of Keswick. By car it's a a few minutes journey. If walking, it wont take longer then 20 minutes. The field is well sign-posted. The views from Casterigg are beautiful no matter which direction you look. The standing stones truly give you the chance to walk amongst history. There are little... More 

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Darwen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most atmospheric places around Keswick with stunning views of all surrounding mountains. It can be very cold though so take a coat

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A simple and unspoiled Neolithic stone circle. Well worth a look if you have 20 minutes to spare, the views are amazing. Skiddaw, Blencathra and Helvellyn are all visible (weather permitting!)

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Andover, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed locally and we walked out dogs there. We were not aware of it before we arrived and our landlady at our accommodation suggested it was a good walk with the dogs. We would not have made a special trip as it's some rocks in a field. We live close to Stonehenge and it's a much... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

.If you've never seen a stone circle before, you might as well come and look at this one, which is conveniently situated just before the steep hill down into Keswick. It doesn' t take long to look at, and you'll have the satisfaction of thinking about it. Who built it? Why here? Was it for a religious purpose, or what?... More 

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