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Beautiful magical location

This is a must see place in a beautiful location with a strong mystical feel especially when... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Alloa, United Kingdom
What you should know about the Castlerigg Stone Circle?

As archaeoastronomers noted that the sunrise during the Autumn equinox appears over the top of... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Kelvin Y
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

This is a must see place in a beautiful location with a strong mystical feel especially when visiting at night

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

As archaeoastronomers noted that the sunrise during the Autumn equinox appears over the top of Threlkeld Knott, a hill 3.5 km to the east. Some stones in the circle have been aligned with the midwinter sunrise and various lunar positions. Hence, if you stand at...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Although busy the stone circle is a mystical location-better to be there in the morning or evening when its quieter and you can meditate a little

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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely place - but having visited long meg and had the place to myself - I felt this was ‘filled’ ... with loud visitors. As we walked up the road, there was a dodgy caravan offering ‘reiki’ from a bed I’d never - ever -put...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

I've been coming to this well looked after English Heritage site since 1995. It's utter mystifying and wonderful.

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Enjoyed the experience it wasn't to crowded parking abit of a problem that was the only down side the stones are not as big as Stonehenge but still impressive

Thank margaretwade1949
Reviewed 20 June 2018

A gift for photographers , eary morning only , visiters everywere at other times , free roadside parking , free entry.

Thank John B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Castlerigg Stone Circle is a wonderful place to visit. Reminded me of a mini Stone Henge, the stones placed in a roughly circular pattern. The stones (the tallest of which is almost 8 foot tall) have been there for about 4,500 years. Amazing to think...More

Thank Luce31lauzie
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Traveling with ole University friends and one really enjoys this type thing. We always try to do whatever any of the three of us has on their list and I am never disappointed. The Circle is amazing and what a mystery. We took a cab...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 18 June 2018

An interesting circle with interesting energy. Very easily accessible from the roadside parking making it convenient to visit but the other side of that is that it was quite busy.

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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