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My wife & I were in Little Salkeld for coffee & scones at the Watermill shop and decided to go and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RoverSE_216
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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
Amazing location

It has no entry fee, no facilities but still is a great site to visit. The local signage is rather... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
chriscS165RN
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Long Marton, United Kingdom
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Dating from the Bronze Age, this is England's third largest stone circle that consists of a huge ring (the Daughters) of more than 60 stones and Long Meg, a 12-foot-high block of red sandstone.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & I were in Little Salkeld for coffee & scones at the Watermill shop and decided to go and look for Long Meg. It's the biggest stone circle we've ever seen and there was no disputing who was Lon Meg

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank RoverSE_216
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a difficult place to find! Signs non existent and gps problematic. An ancient place worth a viewing.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has no entry fee, no facilities but still is a great site to visit. The local signage is rather old and so descriptions are "quaint".

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank chriscS165RN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to take a look while we were in the area. Impressive when you think of the effort taken to move these stones into position. Not much else nearby but quite a nice relaxing place.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited. Aug 2019. Interesting site. Difficult to drive to. Needs better signposting and car parking. At site.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank John P
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

This facinating example of a stone circle is worth a visit. 59 large stones dating from the bronze age form a circle about 300ft across . This is a farmers field so wear your wellies and avoid the cowpats.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Adam M
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Visited on a cold and wet day. Atmosphere is spoilt by the farm track running through the circle. Not as good a setting as Castlerigg circle but interesting enough

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

spent a spare hour or so visiting this when staying at Great Salkeld. This is quite a wide stone circle on what appears to be private land. There is one much larger upright stone (Long Meg) and a large number of other stones which are...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 7, 2019

All 60 stones are pretty much in place, where they were put some 5000 years ago. We really enjoyed Avebury some years ago but this is much more intimate and magical. As you would expect, there are terrific views in every direction. It must be...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank reef-bore
Reviewed June 7, 2019

I visited the stone circle - with its circa 70 stones - as part of a five-mile walk which also took in Lacy's Caves, another Little Salkeld attraction, on the banks of the Eden. The circle is really rather impressive and atmospheric though, I suspect,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Andrew G
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Response from intrepidplanner | Reviewed this property |
CA10 1NW will get you close enough.
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