Keswick - Castlerigg Stone Circle

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The walk begins by taking the lakeside path just south of the town and making its way through woodland, before an ascent of the little summit of Castlehead. Well-marked field-paths lead to the stone circle above the town, to which the return is made by lanes and the old railway track.

Two beauty spots and a stone circle make an interesting day out and can be combined with a meal in town and nowadays a visit to the theatre.

England - North England - Cumbria - Lake District - North West


Ancient Monument, Cafe, Church, Flowers, Food Shop, Gift Shop, Good for Kids, Great Views, Hills or Fells, Lake/Loch, Mountains, Museum, National Trust, Pub, Public Transport, Restaurant, River, Tea Shop, Toilets, Wildlife
07/06/2004 - Sam Roebuck

We did this in the Lake District rain and still enjoyed it - surely the sign of an excellent walk.

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