Visited here on an evening recently for a sunset following an ascent of Blencathra. Great well preserved monument in atmospheric surroundings. Worth a visit.
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Well worth a visit, a very interesting stone circle in a beautiful spot. beautiful views of the fells.
Having such a great experience with our first tour we book a second one which was half a day and covered 7 of the lakes, Grasmere, the home of Wordworth and the Castlerigg stone circle which is 1000 years older than Stonehenge. For such an...More
When we visited this site there was only a handful of other people there. It's off the beaten track so is not over-run with crowds and you have plenty of space to yourself to take in the history and enjoy the peace and quiet. Plenty...More
Just a quick visit during our Lakes tour as it was raining quite heavily . 4500 years ago who knows why so much effort was expended to lay out these stones,and to this day no one has figured out there true purpose. A fascinating place,...More
While it's a bit out of the way, Castlerigg is well worth the visit. It's a smaller stone circle, which makes it fully accessible in ways the larger circles aren't, and the surrounding area is beautiful. Take your time to fully appreciate the circle and...More