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Castlerigg Stone Circle

Castle Lane | Underskiddaw, Keswick CA12 4RN, England
+44 370 333 1181
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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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Castle Lane | Underskiddaw, Keswick CA12 4RN, England
+44 370 333 1181
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is an interesting slice of local history hood info boards and wonderful views strangely peaceful

Thank sharnad5
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank goodness I heard about this place - lovely to visit -near Keswick. If you want to photograph it without other people there I guess go early morning or later.

Thank JW30265
Reviewed 1 week ago

After many visits to Keswick we visited the stone circle, which is actually slightly oval. An information board is present but seems to have been vandalised but some detail can be gleaned. An interesting place to call in.

Thank Rolfies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the stone circle while on holiday very interesting realkyvenjoyed it great scenery easy to get to as it's signposted no car park as such just park where you can on a good day the scenery is s treat to see a must visit

Thank kirsteenfyfe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Though it's a smaller scale when compared to the Stonehenge, Castlerigg Stone Circle is worth visiting. It's easy to get there and the view is lovely.

Thank tinteentin
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice walk over the fields, late evening only person there, quiet and restful, seems that you can park in small quiet lane near by

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are better stone circles in the UK but none with such a dramatic setting. The time of day you visit is critical with early morning or late evening giving the best views showing the circle and surrounding fells. There are visitor boards in the...More

Thank DGY-Eaglescliffe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very ancient stone circle in a dramatic, often atmospheric setting, It invokes many thoughts of the ancient people who frequented this site. Was it for religious purposes? I guess it was! Visited by all ages

Thank Mrs Ann Valerie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice time hiking to the Stone Circle from Keswick, but there is also limited parking on the road approaching the circle. Its breathtaking location and age are definitely worth the trip. We enjoyed the peaceful location surrounded by mountains and views in...More

Thank Ute2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see it's location is absolutely beautifull in the Vale of St John This is a very well preserved circle has a feeling of peace even when there are lots of people there

Thank paul w
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Denise S
13 October 2016|
Response from Gjeff | Reviewed this property |
Very difficult with a wheelchair
24 September 2016|
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Response from mrradge | Reviewed this property |
Knowing the lakes its likely to be muddy most of the time.