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Free and not far from road

Great free site, very close to road. When we were there you could buy a good guide from the ice... read more

Reviewed yesterday
London, United Kingdom
Stone circle with a view

We walked up from Keswick with views over the lake for most of the way. That would have been enough... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edinburgh, Scotland
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Under Skiddaw, Keswick, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Well worth the walk from Keswick and return by alternative route. Good views and easy to follow trail. May be combined with walk to summit of Walla Crag that is more difficult and a steeper climb. But again no problem for regular walkers. Both can...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Great free site, very close to road. When we were there you could buy a good guide from the ice cream van. Wonderful views 360 degrees around stones.

Thank KAW687
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked up from Keswick with views over the lake for most of the way. That would have been enough in itself, but from the circle there are not only lake views but views into the valley behind. Quite humbling to think of the communal...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic to see this well-preserved ancient stone circle. Amazing scenery all around. Parking free along the adjacent country road. Free entry. Short walk up a grass slope from road.

Thank Elaine N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting site in an area of natural beauty with outstanding views. A strong spiritual presence.

Thank bellevueace
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is nice place of interest and if you are in this area, definitely worth for short stop. During my visit it was rainy and foggy, so i can not comment if there is nice view on surroundings or not. There are also two information...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely walk from NE Keswick to Castlerigg Stone Circle. Crossing v.busy road and walking along less busy rd in part. We actually visited a few years ago.

Thank A1M2G
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Parked up on country road nearby. Quite busy, but found a spot. Stone circle was opposite. Fantastic views from stone circle. Free. Nice picnic spot. You would only spend 20 to 30 min here.

Thank Zombiehamster7
Reviewed August 13, 2018

A very small scale ‘Stonehenge’ but enjoyed looking at it nevertheless...parking limited but we managed to find a spot.

Thank Gillian F
Reviewed August 11, 2018

What a great find in the middle of nowhere, amazing views and relaxing atmosphere, doesn't cost anything and you can spend as much as you wish there, not far away from Keswick

Thank Andy B
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August 6, 2016|
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Response from wendy b | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. There is a very easy route from Keswick. The footpath map is available from the Tourist Information office.
January 13, 2016|
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Response from Rhys J | Reviewed this property |
Hi and the walk from Keswick to Castlerigg is up quite a steep hill so it may be more relaxing for you to take public transport or your own car to the monument. It is possible to park on the side of the road quite close to... More