Mayburgh Henge

View of the standing stone located in the middle of the henge

Free Entry

Open any reasonable time during daylight hours


Eamont Bridge, Cumbria, CA10 2BY

Before You Go

Mayburgh is a large and impressive Neolithic henge. Its banks stand up to three metres high, constructed of pebbles collected from the nearby river.

Near the centre is a single standing stone. Old drawings suggest that it was one of a group here, with two more pairs standing at either entrance, but they have since been removed.

Read more about the history of Mayburgh Henge.

Before You Go

Parking: There is car parking available in Eamont Bridge, a short walk from the henge.

Dogs: Dogs on leads are welcome unless farm livestock is present.

Facilities: Brougham Castle has a small café, gift shop and toilet facilities.

Please be aware: Farm livestock is likely to be present.


Plan a Great Day Out

Mayburgh Henge is one of a pair of henges in Eamont Bridge, along with King Arthur's Round Table

Both henges can be visited as part of a walk devised by the Eden Rivers Trust. The route also takes in Brougham Castle, which is a great place to stop along the trail. It has a small café, gift shop and toilet facilities.

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