Castlerigg Stone Circle, Keswick

4.6
#1 of 7 in Historic Sites in Keswick
The megalithic site of Castlerigg Stone Circle dates back to the Neolithic Age and features large stones arranged in a circle. Estimated to be over 4,500 years old, the formation resembles an ancient amphitheater and boasts the highly dramatic backdrop of Cumbria's tallest peaks. While the function of these Neolithic circles remains a mystery, experts speculate that they centered around some ceremony in the large central space. Bring your camera for some memorable photographs. Make Castlerigg Stone Circle a centerpiece of your Threlkeld vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Threlkeld online travel route planner.
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  • We parked up in one of the many town centre car parks and followed the road and then signs up the hills towards the stones. It was a great hike and not too busy as most people tend to drive all the...  more »
  • High in the hills and off the beaten track this is a lovely place to visit on a sunny afternoon. The site is unattended, you just park along the road and walk a short distance across a field (or hike....  more »

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