A late Neolithic or early Bronze Age circle of 18 fallen stones, on a hilltop overlooking Abbotsbury and the sea.
Read more about the history of Kingston Russell Stone Circle.
Before You Go
How to Find It: The site is not sign posted. When approaching from Abbotsbury, turn left off Bishops Road immediately after the 90 degree right hand bend.
Parking: There is limited parking on the grass verge just beyond the cattle grid on the lane which leads to Gorwell Farm.
Access: The site is accessed on foot; take the gravel track to the right of the cattle grid and follow the field edge for approximately one mile.
Facilities: Nearby Abbotsbury has public toilets, shops and places to eat.
Please Be Aware:
- The site is very remote and exposed with no shelter.
- The track to the stone circle is in regular use by farm vehicles and can be very muddy in wet weather. We advise you to wear sturdy waterproof footwear.
Plan a Great Day Out
The stone circle lies next to a public right of way and could be included as part of a walk through the picturesque Dorset countryside.
The charming village of Abbotsbury is a short drive away where you can find shops, food outlets and facilities. Also in Abbotsbury are the atmospheric St Catherine's Chapel overlooking Chesil Beach and the remains of Abbotsbury Abbey.
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