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Address: Peak District National Park, Bakewell, England
Description: A prehistoric monument that was started in the Neolithic period, probably...
A prehistoric monument that was started in the Neolithic period, probably between 3,000 and 2,500 BC, consisting of 42 stones in a 40-meter diameter circle.
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atmospheric and evocative

You need to have your imagination in top gear for this visit. Reading the guide book at home made me realise how busy this area was thousands of years ago. The beautiful views... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

You need to have your imagination in top gear for this visit. Reading the guide book at home made me realise how busy this area was thousands of years ago. The beautiful views across farmland help you to imagine what the area might have looked like ( although not so open). Great for children.

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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

When we eventually found this place (as with most places in the Peaks, it's not well signed and we had to resort to Google), we had a lovely walk up to the stones. It was very peaceful and there was an atmosphere of respect and tranquility about it, and without the commercialisation that has become standard in a lot of... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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39 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We stopped here enroute to York on the basis of a mention in the Time Team's archaeology guide. A lovely spot with wonderful views over the surrounding country. As usual with standing stone sites, you have to keep your wits about you to find it and there are no facilities, but once you get there, English Heritage have done their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Visited today. Very deep spiritual experience. Felt very connected.... What a magically unique place. Go there and be part of the past. Will be going back again and again....

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Darley Dale, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Arbor Low's stone circle is ... well, it's a circle of stones lying down (they were pushed over in mediaeval times). They're rough local limestone, unlike the smoother Stonehenge. They're annoyingly difficult to get a decent photograph of. I was actually more impressed by the age of the nearby burial mound -- make sure you see that. The lower half... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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34 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is a large and unspoilt stone circle set on high ground in the beautiful Peak District. It is most impressive with a large burial mound also visible close to the stones. It is some way from the car parking area to the actual site but do not be deterred-the walk is truly worth it. Staggering to think that 6000... More 

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Brecon, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Cracking stone circle with interesting Barrow/s to South West. Windy when we visited, just the sort of places you would wish dead souls to be blown to the new life. Well worth a look and as has been stated of very significant standing given the age of the site. Was Stonehenge just a southern copy?? There is car parking up... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

beautiful unspoilt location, albeit a bit windy, unspoilt by the English heritage as are many of the more well know stone circles ... About 1/2 mile walk from the car park ....

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Arrived on a winter's day, and a few feet of snow on the site, (got the car stuck in the 'car park'). Even so it was a breath-taking moment for me. As a first visit to this site, I felt a sense of awe as we approached the site. If you enjoy history, and 'Time Team' you'll love this spot,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This was a very quiet spot that we stumbled upon on a very frosty morning. The site is located on private property, so you have to cut through a small, sweet cow farm to get there. There is an honor box for collecting a small fee. Like most ring circles, there is never good signage and you have to use... More 

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