Getting to Castlerigg Stone Circle from Keswick Castlerigg Stone Circle is located 1.5 miles south east of Keswick. There is limited roadside free parking at the site. You can download a circular walk from Keswick to Castlerigg Stone Circle here.
Roman Fort Found near Keswick A Roman camp, said to be of national significance, has been discovered on the outskirts of Keswick.
Around 1 mile from Keswick town centre, the 4-star rated Skiddaw Grove Guest House offers bed and breakfast and apartment accommodation in the Lake District.
Skiddaw Grove provides free Wi-Fi and parking and has an outdoor heated pool with a sun terrace.
Indoor pools allow you to practice your backstroke come rain or shine, whereas outdoor options allow you to relax on a sun lounger after swimming a few lengths.
Historians always predicted there was a Roman presence in the Keswick area and now the underground remains of an ancient structure the size of eight football pitches has been found.
Originally a coaching inn dating back to 1770, The Castle Inn Hotel by BW Signature Collection, Keswick is now a modern venue with views of Bassenthwaite Lake.
Set in the beautiful Lake District, it offers free Wi Fi, a pool and sauna.
Try counting the number of standing stones, can you come up with the same number twice...? In the Neolithic period axes were made from volcanic stone quarried in the fells.
Other possible uses include a meeting place for social gatherings, a site for religious ceremonies and rituals or even an astronomical observatory with the stones being aligned to the sun, moon and stars.
Further exploration could also reveal important artefacts.“There is quite literally nothing to see above ground,” he said.