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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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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Castle Lane | Underskiddaw, Keswick CA12 4RN, England
+44 370 333 1181
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the stone circle on a trip to Keswick. There is limited parking on the road next to the site, which is free to access. There is a little ice cream van at the site, which was a bonus.the site is a short walk from...More

Thank sb52015
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped here to check out the stone circle. The area itself is moderate in size and there is just a little information board when you enter the area. The cool thing about this circle is you are able to get up close to the...More

Thank JKLS72
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

nice view and lovely scenery in the country side. Very long walk from the lake. It is easier if you have a car..Be aware of the sheep`s number two when you are near the stone site

Thank Iris C
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been to the Castlerigg stone circles a few times to learn more and more each visit. Not necessarily a must for the ordinary visitor, because they are a long way to go from Keswick just to see a circle of "stones", but visitors on...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Whilst in Keswick we went to visit Castlerigg Stone Circle. This was very interesting if you like this sort of thing. There is an ice-cream van situated near by that sells guide books that explains the history behind the stones. It is situated in a...More

Thank Claire103
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a beautiful fresh summers morning (round route from Keswick then down past farmland through Brockle beck) and the views were amazing (have previously visited in summer drizzle!!) . Our toddling baby was delighted to be taken somewhere she could roam free and terrorise...More

Thank Suzie E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in to see the stone circle as a slight detour from our holiday accommodation to Ullswater. Although only a few minutes drive away from Keswick, it seems like you are in the middle of nowhere. The site is very atmospheric and makes you...More

Thank Kath00000007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a look if you're in the Lake District and can also form part of a circular walk starting and finishing in Keswick

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very atmospheric place to get great views over the surrounding countryside and as we went there fairly early in the morning it was virtually deserted.

Thank Stewart_Linda1977
Reviewed 1 week ago

take in the views either sunny or cloudy and get an amazinf experience of life of yester year. Even the sheep are fiendly. The stones feel warm to the touch. A must place to visit

Thank jennycordon
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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.