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 .
Tours to Castlerigg Stone Circle
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Duration: 8 hours
Castlerigg Stone Circle Reviews
Really lovely panoramic views and a very nice walk from the centre of keswick. We were blessed with fantastic weather. There's a cafe close by at the top next to the climbing wall where we had a hot c... more »
This visit was part of a circular walk that started at the Climbing Wall near the Stones and was a lovely walk via St John in the Vale church. It was not too muddy and not too strenuous either. The st... more »
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