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One og our favorite Stone Circles & Long Barrows in the country

The Arbor Low Stone Circle & Gib Hill Barrow up in the peaks near Monyash is simple stunning... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
923Dan
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Swindon, United Kingdom
secluded and stunning

In our modern world, these old stone remind us when magic was set around festivals, when solstices... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Richard W
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Chorley, United Kingdom
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A prehistoric monument that was started in the Neolithic period, probably between 3,000 and 2,500 BC, consisting of 42 stones in a 40-meter diameter circle.
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Long Rake | Monyash, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1JS, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Arbor Low Stone Circle & Gib Hill Barrow up in the peaks near Monyash is simple stunning - especially if you get the place to yourself. Free parking just off the farm track and £1 per adult entry (kids are free) via an honesty...More

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In our modern world, these old stone remind us when magic was set around festivals, when solstices and eclipses were central to beliefs, no other means to measure the passage of time. Ancient timekeepers.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 14 August 2018

A small honesty box on a working farm is all you have to pay to visit this astounding site! There are lots of sheep and stunning views while you can sit and admire the beautiful views around you. A small walk up to the mound,...More

Thank katduza
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The Arbor Low Stone circle is accessed by parking at a farm, paying 1 pound pp (honesty box) and walking up the hill, across a field where friendly cows are grazing, to the circle. The history is fascinating and the short trek is worth it.

1  Thank rickiboston
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I find stone circles to be very good for the soul. Arbor low is especially rewarding set in the remote and wild landscape and if you’re lucky not another person in sight. It is well sign posted off long rake, ignore the post code directions...More

2  Thank peterpiperpickedapec
Reviewed 20 June 2018

If you can use satnav to locate it. Following the map may mean you miss it. One of the largest stone circles in the country it must be the Northern equivalent of Stonehenge.

1  Thank Manchester11
Reviewed 11 June 2018

You walk through a small farm and put donations in a little box at the entrance. Most of the stones have been knocked down, but very interesting. No other visitors so our small group had the place to ourselves.

Thank bradziker1
Reviewed 25 March 2018

First and foremost, you need to cross a farm yard and a couple of fields to reach these destinations, so either walking or Wellington boots are essential if visiting, particularly in Winter. The stone circle at Arbor Low is one of the best I've seen....More

1  Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

It was easy to find with a satnav and I enjoyed the walk after being in the car. I was the only person there at the time and got to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the location and reflect on days long since passed...More

1  Thank methenomad
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Arbor Low Stone Circle is our closest English Heritage site, so I decided to go for a visit with my 20 month old today. It was well worth a visit. Extremely atmospheric in the morning mist. It only costs a pound per adult to pass...More

1  Thank abbitayl0r
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