Standing stone at Castlerigg stone circle

Standing stone at Castlerigg stone circle

This large stone seems to be a magnet for children, who can't resist trying to climb it. Thankfully, this photo was taken at 6am, and the little blighters, er, lovely young innocents, were nowhere to be seen.

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