Castlerigg Stone Circle

Free Entry

Open any reasonable time during daylight hours

Address:

Castle Lane, Underskiddaw, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4RN

Before You Go

Castlerigg is perhaps the most atmospheric and dramatically sited of all British stone circles, with panoramic views and the mountains of Helvellyn and High Seat as a backdrop.

It is also among the earliest British circles, raised in about 3000 BC during the Neolithic period.

Read more about the history of Castlerigg Stone Circle.

Before You Go

Parking: Limited parking is available at the site. Walking from the centre of Keswick to the stones takes approximately 30 minutes.

Dogs: Dogs on leads are welcome. Please be aware that the site is grazed by sheep.

Plan a Great Day Out

Visit Carlisle Castle and discover stories, sieges and secrets in the exhibition, or head for Hadrian's Wall and follow in the footsteps of the Romans.

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