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Very impressive stones.

These ancient stones are rather impressive, and well worth a visit. To do so, ignore the current... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
johnhouston2
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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We followed the town trail from the tourist information office to see the Devil's Arrow. There are... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
2014Jandy
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

I’ve drove by the Devils Arrows for decades, always meaning to stop and have a closer look. Eventually did it, what a surprise the three monoliths are really impressive two are in a field the largest one (which is the second highest standing stone in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

These ancient stones are rather impressive, and well worth a visit. To do so, ignore the current address listing as the stones are not on St Helena Road. Cross the main road from St Helena and go left then first right into Roecliffe Lane. The...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

The Devil's Arrow are three free standing rocks. One is on the side of the road and might be tricky to spot if you are driving. The other two are in a field off of a private road, across the street. Parking is a bit...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank RamonaL34
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The 3 Standing Stones are in open countryside and are seen clearly from the main road which bisects one stone from the other two. There is an explanatory plaque in front of the single stone. Apparently there would have been a fourth stone (now part...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I had organised to visit Aldborough Roman Site and decided to make a day of it and include Boroughbridge. I was not disappointed. To my surprise Boroughbridge still has a Tourist Information Centre open on a Saturday as well! The lady in there was extremely...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

It was great to see the arrows from so many years ago. Right on the outskirts of the village. Could view one which was behind a gate, and the other two in the farmers field. These were inaccessible so rather spoilt the experience.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jcowleynwc
Reviewed 18 June 2017

These great columns of millstone grit are almost the tallest megalithic structures in the UK, They are on the road from Boroughbridge to Roecliffe close to the A1. Two are in a famer's field whilst the third is alone in a small enclosure across the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank LightAleCavalier
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We followed the town trail from the tourist information office to see the Devil's Arrow. There are three of these large stones to see. Two of them are in the middle of a field and the third set back from the road behind a fence....More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank 2014Jandy
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Far more publicity should be given to these fascinating Monoliths. Just as interesting as Stonehenge, just on a smaller scale.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Pickwick L
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful majestic monoliths. Part of the Prehistoric landscape of North Yorkshire. Not easy to find or park near but well worth seeing. It would be good if in the future the council considers putting a small parking area near by and some a literature board...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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