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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  • Parking is all along the roadside, not much in the way of spaces. Upon arrival there are 3 gates that lead to the stone circle. Now as a parent myself my wife and I were disappointed to see lots of...  more »
  • I was staying at a campsite close by so we visited most evenings and the views are just incredible. Bring a picnic. Free entry.  more »

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