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Amazing stone circle

I'll admit that I'm fascinated by England's stone circles, and Long Meg is amazing. It's very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hrtraveler
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Colorado
Hidden away

This stone circle is well hidden away and not really signposted - so its a bit of a surprise how... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jcm99
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Chinnor, 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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Little Salkeld, Penrith, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll admit that I'm fascinated by England's stone circles, and Long Meg is amazing. It's very large, and provides a great view of the surrounding countryside. It's a bit out of the way, but worth the visit-and maybe it will speak to you, too.

Thank hrtraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

This stone circle is well hidden away and not really signposted - so its a bit of a surprise how well preserved it is and the size of it. For me it doesn't quite match up with the Castlerigg stone circle near Keswick which is...More

1  Thank jcm99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The vastness of this stone circle is magical. It's huge, yet all enclosed and hidden away. Seeing the remaining spiral labyrinth on the main standing stone is worth the drive.

Thank Deborah P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can feel the tranquility such a peaceful place to reflect. My grand daughter thought she counted 64 stones but didn't check.

Thank shelaghrussell2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If there was ever a place to build a stone circle, this is it. Built in the Bronze age and technically a stone Oval, the name comes from the largest of the stones, Long Meg, And her 59 daughters At some point since the Bronze...More

1  Thank Tim B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Here these amazing stones are, in a field with grazing cows. No car park, no fences, no gift shop. Just you and the stones. Wonderful.

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This mysetrious place is not commercial at all and has huge stones arranged in a circle. This place is a must to go and see.

Thank bart761
Reviewed 9 July 2017

It was a perfect sunny Saturday and we'd had enough of the crowds at Pooley Bridge. I've always had a penchant for stone circles so we punched Long Meg into the sat-nav and off we went. Bliss! So gloriously peaceful. OK, so there's not much...More

Thank SilverSloth
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Took my daughter here. Poignant moments - peaceful, calm and very beautiful. Standing stones are in the middle of a field, easy access and truly amazing.

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

A place far out in the countryside. Very tranquil, extremely beautiful with a view over the landscape. If you come here, please respect this as place of worship and holiness.

Thank persvanbergstockholm
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CA10 1NW will get you close enough.
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