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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  • If you want to sit and chill, and imagine you are on top of the world Then go and see the most beautiful view which ever way you look ,and the stones are something really special too ,the visit...  more »
  • This stone circle is probably the most beautifully set one I have ever been to. If stone circles are your thing it's not to be missed. You can park right by it on the road for free.  more »

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