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Categories: Landmarks, Mysterious Sites, Tourist Spots
The megalithic site of Castlerigg 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 a part of your Keswick vacation plans using our Keswick trip itinerary planner.
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At sunset the weird and wonderful appeared. Atmospheric,fantastic views great backdrop. Would like to visit in the winter to take some proper photos when there are not so many people around.
This is a place to visit whenever you are in Keswick. Older than Stone Henge and with better views. Access is easy and it is unrestricted. There is an excellent view north-east to Blencathra and south... read more »
Walk from Keswick which takes around half an hour which is great once you get of the main road. Fantastic views from the circles beware it can get really busy to get a photo without anybody there you ... read more »
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