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Neolithic Thrill

This marvelous neolithic stone circle lies in a field on moorland near the Duddon Valley To reach... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Maggie L
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Callao, Virginia
Easily The Match of Castlerigg

I have been to this wonderful site several times. What I like to do is to turn off the main road... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
DtheBamboo
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

This marvelous neolithic stone circle lies in a field on moorland near the Duddon Valley To reach it you take a minor road off the A595, signed Broadgate, about 2 miles from the Duddon Bridge. The track to Swinside is private, so you have to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maggie L
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I have been to this wonderful site several times. What I like to do is to turn off the main road towards the circle, but instead of taking the left fork up the farm track, I carry on driving up the hill until I get...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DtheBamboo
Reviewed 16 June 2018

It takes about a 20 minute pleasant walk from where we parked, but well worth it. Lots of sheep and cows all around – so watch where you put your feet. The stones were awesome and we had the place to ourselves. It is much...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

It took a while to find the place notwithstanding the sat/nav. Thankfully I found people in small villages who could help with directions. It was a half hour walk from where I'd left the car and the scenic views were literally awesome. Whereas the Nine...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

what a fantastic relic in beautiful surroundings; much prettier than similar offerings down south that now has a major A road rumbling right passed it!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Gareth N
Reviewed 10 April 2018

A very wet trek, but worth seeing the stone circle. Amazing scenery very peaceful. Despite the rain we enjoyed the experience.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nita R
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We walked to the stone circle from Baystone Bank Campsite. A great walk, which took a couple of hours. Although the ground was quite marshy underfoot. Lovely views and didn’t see another soul during the whole walk. There is permissive access, so we were able...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Yes, these are standing stones... nice stop on a walk up and around black beck and this lovely valley in the south lakes.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank John F
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We were in the lake district and it was a bank holiday, packed with people. So we came here It was a really neat and in the time we were there we only saw 2 other couples, a mail truck and a lot of sheep...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank allgoodnamesgone
Reviewed 6 July 2017

If you've only got a road map, the stone circle is there, but it's not clear where it is exactly. It's a sense of triumph when you work out where it's hidden away, and hike up the path to find it. I'd never heard of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Matt B
24 July 2017|
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Response from 49phila |
Hi Matt. It is on private land. In the olden days trespassers were shot but nowadays they are just chased vigorously with a pitch fork. Thanks Philip
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