Castlerigg stone circle, Keswick, Lake District

Castlerigg stone circle, Keswick, Lake District

Photo of Castlerigg stone circle, just outside Keswick, north east Lake District. One of the nice things about getting to the circle at dawn is that you almost always have this lovely place to yourself.

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