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stunning, dramatic scerenry enhances the mystical aspect of the circle of stones. Good explanation... read more

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julie l
Easily accessible, older that Stonehenge

Easy access to this ancient stone circle, in a beautiful setting surrounded by mountains. The sheep... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tom B
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Under Skiddaw, Keswick, England
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Reviewed today

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

Thank julie l
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This site is well worth a visit. It`s a "good" walk from Keswick town centre & uphill. The standing stones are really thought provoking & the views are fantastic.

Thank X8580OYpeterw
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Always have to take a trip to the stone circle everytime I am in the area! Truly awesome bit of history along with great views and peace if you can catch it on a quiet day!

1  Thank RickN55B30
Reviewed 29 June 2017

A must place to visit for the ambience and for letting the imagination free/.scenery and open space ideal for dancing naked

1  Thank wanderer126
Reviewed 17 June 2017

It's marvellous to think that these stones were put in place some 4,500 years ago. Our ancestors certainly knew what they were doing to choose such a site. It's surrounded by hills and the scenery is stunning in all directions. A visit won't take too...More

1  Thank jenniej29
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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.
14 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