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 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.