Great British Lake District Ancient, Mystical & Historical Sites Tour

Ancient & Mystical Lake District

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7 Day Tour

Lakes District A Megalithic Journey Neil McDonald

Our Great British Lake District has some of the most beautiful and dramatic landscapes and seascapes in Britain and its ancient, mystical and historical sites are second to none. On this unique three day tour, based on Neil’s book ‘The Lake District, A Megalithic Journey’, we will explore some of the classics of the Lakeland’s wealth of history and pre-history together with many of it’s little known gems. We will be staying at a high quality hotel on the High Street of the picturesque town of Keswick, surrounded by mountains and with its great atmosphere, numerous old fashion pubs and great assortment of restaurants.


Proposed Ancient, Mystical & Historical Sites of the Lake District

Day 1

  • Pendragon Castle
    Kirkby Stephen
    Brough Castle
  • Kemp Howe Stone Circle
    The Goggleby Stone
    Shap Abbey
    Keld Chapel
    Powdonnet Early Holy Site & Spring
    Morland Saxon Church Tower
    Clifton Hall Peel Tower

Day 2

  • Castlerigg Stone Circle
    Dacre Statues
    Mayburgh Henge
    King Arthur’s Round Table
    Penrith (Giant’s Grave Hog-Back stones & Giants Thumb cross)
    Long Meg Stone Circle
    Little Meg Stone Circle
    Addingham Church & Cross
    Watermill Café

Day 3.

  • Time in Keswick (Town & Derwentwater)
  • Blakeley Rise Stone Circle
    Gosforth Norse Cross
    (Also – Gosforth Viking Hog Back Stones Gosforth Cork Tree Gosforth Ancient Well)
    Irton 9th Century Cross
    Break @ a woodland craft café
    Giants Grave Standing Stones
    Swinside Stone Circle

Cost of the three day tour: £ (Single Supplement – £)

(Including all transport from Preston, site visits & B&B in Keswick)

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