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1000 years older than stonehenge and fully accessable

Whilst the stones are not as large as Stonehenge the site is fully accessable and the very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Werribee, Australia
Stunning location

Standing at the circle you can see a full 360 degree view of the surrounding mountains- beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Under Skiddaw, Keswick, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Whilst the stones are not as large as Stonehenge the site is fully accessable and the very impressive, also the alignment for the solstace its spot on. Great site and a lot to see in the area around.

Thank Alan1402
Reviewed 3 days ago

Standing at the circle you can see a full 360 degree view of the surrounding mountains- beautiful! Highly recommended!

Thank Louise2902
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I assume that this is intended for reviews of Castlerigg Stone Circle which is separately listed above. In any case I recommend a visit.

Thank neilepi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend. Location and views speak for themselves. Smaller than Stonehenge but 1000x more moving and impressive given its location and smaller crowds. A few tips-wear boots/wellies/or shoes you don't mind getting sheep dirt on. The field is an active grazing area. This spot is...More

Thank sepowell1
Reviewed 19 August 2017

stunning, dramatic scerenry enhances the mystical aspect of the circle of stones. Good explanation at the entrancr and well preserved.

Thank julie l
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Easy access to this ancient stone circle, in a beautiful setting surrounded by mountains. The sheep are an extra.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Fascinating stone circle older than Stonehenge surrounded by fells. Very close to the road so easy to access if you cant walk far. very close to Keswick but it feels miles and ages away

Thank barbwhite258
Reviewed 14 July 2017

If you are in the Lakes this site is a must see. If you are travelling into the Lakes it is only a 10 minute detour to see this site. The views are stunning, and the plate on the way in that tells you what...More

Thank KH2691
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Visited on a busy day (unfortunately) - but still well worth the visit. Road up is narrow making passing returning vehicles a bit fraught at times. Site is free to visit (although there is a donation box) and there is no parking fee - parking...More

Thank neil_bingham
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A misty morning and quite atmospheric . Good place to view the surrounding mountains . Good to visit if you are in the area .

Thank Janice B
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6 August 2016|
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Response from wendy b | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. There is a very easy route from Keswick. The footpath map is available from the Tourist Information office.
13 January 2016|
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Response from Rhys J | Reviewed this property |
Hi and the walk from Keswick to Castlerigg is up quite a steep hill so it may be more relaxing for you to take public transport or your own car to the monument. It is possible to park on the side of the road quite close to... More