Castlerigg Stone Circle, Keswick

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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 Keswick vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Keswick online travel route planner .
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  • A nice stop to see this stone circle, though the area was a bit overrun with other tourists. Street parking. No fee to stop, so worth a look.  more »
  • This stone circle is said to be the one to visit in Cumbria. While there is no razzle-dazzle or gift shop, the site is reasonably easy to find, with good directions and some decent signage on site. Th...  more »
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