Ancient & Mystical Lake District

Ancient & Mystical Lake District

A Six Day Tour of the Ancient and Historical Sites of the Great British Lake District

Lakes District A Megalithic Journey Neil McDonald

Our Great British Lake District has some of the most beautiful and dramatic mountain landscapes and seascapes in Britain and its ancient, mystical and historical sites are second to none. On this unique six 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 in the pretty Lake District town of Cockermouth 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
Clifton Hall Peel Tower

Day 2
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

Today we will have a well earned free day to takein the historical town of Cockermouth that appears as a mixture of history and modern.

Day 4

Dacre Statues
Castlerigg Stone Circle
Keswick Town
The Bowder Stone
The Borrowdale Yews
Ireby Old Church

Day 5

Today we will you the opportunity to visit the two beautiful Lake District towns of Windermere/Bowness and Ambleside with the opportunity to take a ferry ride around Lake Windermere between the two towns.

Day 6

Blakeley Rise Stone Circle
Gosforth Norse Cross
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
transfer back to Preston and home

The Lake District, A Megalithic Journey Film

Cost of the five day tour: £900 (Single Supplement – £50)

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

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