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Castlerigg Stone Circle

From Keswick a gradual ascent to ancient Castlerigg stone circle in its awe-inspiring setting. Panoramic views of the surrounding fells. Return along the river Greta. 

Discover why this spectacular landscape deserves to become a World Heritage Site in 2017.

Location: Near Keswick
Start point: Keswick Information Centre
Price: Adult £5, child free
Grade: Moderate (see website listing for grade explanation)
Length:  10 km, 6.2 miles, 3.5 hrs
Total ascent:  394 ft, 120 metres
Highest point:  689ft, 210 metres  

Know before you go

Our uplands are beautiful places but can be cold, even in summer. For your own safety and comfort you’ll need:

Walking boots with ankle support and a good tread, essential on all activities except walks on flat,   level ground.
Waterproof trousers and a waterproof and windproof jacket 
A warm top such as a fleece or jumper
Hat and gloves 
Sun protection 
Enough food and drink for the type and duration of the activity.

Please come appropriately dressed and equipped or you may be turned away. 
Well behaved dogs and guide dogs are allowed on many of our walks. Please check the website listing.

There’s lots more information on our website to help you make the most of your time with us.

Thank you for choosing to walk with us. All income raised helps us look after this spectacular landscape.


Friday 14 April 2017 10:30am
Tuesday 08 August 2017 10:30am
Wednesday 27 September 2017 10:30am

Keswick Information Centre
Council Offices, 50 Main St, Keswick Keswick Cumbria CA12 5JS United Kingdom