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More Interesting than Expecting

We went here because my daughter's homework was to take photo's of interesting rocks so thought... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dan B
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Pershore, United Kingdom
Interesting stones

Suggest walking the whole length of the walk - through the stud farm along the ridge. Nearby... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HeatherJA50
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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Believed to date from 3000BC, this is one of the most famous stone circles in the British Isles, which consists of a stone circle (The King's Men,) a standing stone (The King Stone,) and a burial chamber (The Whispering knights.)
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Rollright, Chipping Norton, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here because my daughter's homework was to take photo's of interesting rocks so thought that this would do. When we arrived we parked in one of the lay-by's and first crossed the road to look at 'The King Stone' which is in a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Suggest walking the whole length of the walk - through the stud farm along the ridge. Nearby "Whispering Knights" installation is fascinating and an abundance of wildlife throughout (though I suspect it might have been a bit miserable if it had been raining!)

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank HeatherJA50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stone circle which apparently has stones unable to be counted. Associated with several legends. Also very nearby the Kingstone and the Whispering Knights. Very atmospheric.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Maxim123153
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Historic landmark close to Chipping Norton. There is limited off-road parking very close by. There is an honesty box for the small entrance fee. Well managed paths. Looked after by English Heritage. It is worth reading about the myths attached to these monuments. Apparently a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kazzacola
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

We visited today and the weather was somewhat changeable and very windy/cold! Great views from the stones and loads of great walks to and from.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TattyHead1903
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

Rollright stones are thought to be dated back to 3000 BC. Said to be magical stones. After watching Outlander I'm wondering if there are any truths in these stone being time travellers . Only joking

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 22 December 2018

Lovely area of the country. A well kept historical site without fussiness. A fair walk to see this three part monument to our past.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tom C
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Definitely worth seeing if you enjoy Stonehenge/ ancient ruins. There are 3 separate stone monuments around the site and the views of the countryside are pretty stellar. We particularly enjoyed the folklore around the 'King' stone. This stone was originally a man, but a witch...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 December 2018

This should be more than it is. A circular walk would be imaginative & allow the landscape to be appreciated a little more. The stones need to sit more in their landscape farmed land is too close by. Fast road doesnt help. I'm sure with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Fi4Roo
Reviewed 22 November 2018

Situated on the rolling English hills this set of standing stones felt very atmospheric on the misty day that we visited. There is a small car park or we walked 1.5 miles from Salford, a beautiful walk even in the grotty weather

Date of experience: November 2018
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barnardbarnard
19 August 2018|
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Response from Quirky-Bird-Gardener | Reviewed this property |
The layby is right next to the entrance, not very well sign posted right at the stones, we drove past and had to turn round.
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Jo K
19 February 2018|
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Yes but on a lead
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