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Parked up on country road nearby. Quite busy, but found a spot. Stone circle was opposite... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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An interesting side trip

A very small scale ‘Stonehenge’ but enjoyed looking at it nevertheless...parking limited but we... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Castlerigg, Keswick, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Parked up on country road nearby. Quite busy, but found a spot. Stone circle was opposite. Fantastic views from stone circle. Free. Nice picnic spot. You would only spend 20 to 30 min here.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

A very small scale ‘Stonehenge’ but enjoyed looking at it nevertheless...parking limited but we managed to find a spot.

Thank Gillian F
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great find in the middle of nowhere, amazing views and relaxing atmosphere, doesn't cost anything and you can spend as much as you wish there, not far away from Keswick

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good heart pumping walk from Keswick, I’m 65 and did it with a few stops to catch breath. You can drive up as there is a few parking areas if you’re lucky. Worth it though, for the magnificent views of the surrounding hills as...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Stone Circle at Castlerigg makes a nice side trip from Keswick. However beware the directions from Apple Maps. We took a wrong turn that Apple Maps fixed by taking us on a mile drive on a one track road with 8 foot walls on...More

Thank Jeffrey T
Reviewed 1 week ago

From Ambleside you take the road to Castlerigg until you reach the top of the hill and see the signs. One of around 1,300 stone circles in the British Isles and Brittany, it was constructed as a part of a megalithic tradition that lasted from...More

Thank Zara I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited twice, a great welcoming warmth to this place, superb views on the sunny days, air aplenty and left feelinf rather invigorated and refreshed.

Thank FamJenks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an easy place to visit if you are in Keswick. It is not incredible but it has great views of the surrounding hills and valleys and peaks and is not far out of town. Well worth a visit.

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of history here, and information board is very good. Ample parking on the road nearby. Worth a look and it’s free

Thank Ilovemyoliday
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s basically a circle of about 50 stones but dates about 4500 years back from the new lithic period. Views from here of the surroundings are what makes the trip worthwhile.

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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