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Mayburgh Henge

| Eamont Bridge, Penrith CA10 2BY, England
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Nice to see, but I wouldn't go out of my way to visit

I love anything historic, and so I did want to see Mayburgh Henge, even though it is only one... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Simon S
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Only one stone

Worth a visit - but only one stone left to speak of - so not so engaging on the eye as Avebury say... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
jcm99
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Chinnor, United Kingdom
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| Eamont Bridge, Penrith CA10 2BY, England
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

I love anything historic, and so I did want to see Mayburgh Henge, even though it is only one stone! We were passing it on the way to our cottage, so it wasn't out of our way. It is intriguing to see, and will offer...More

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Worth a visit - but only one stone left to speak of - so not so engaging on the eye as Avebury say - but the site is still quite a size

Thank jcm99
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely little walk, also stopped to see Arthur's round table. Nice bit of neolithic/pagan history. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Penrith.

1  Thank Brittany H
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Mayburgh Henge is located just off the old A6 road at Eamont Bridge on the south side of Penrith. It is basically built as a sort of e amphihteatre-like structure entirely built of millions of river pebbles. The structure is circular, about 100 metres in...More

1  Thank 186565David_W
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We had a nice walk to the henge from Arthur's table. Was worth the walk to have a little look at the henge. Sites like this always feel quite magical first thing in the morning. Worth a visit if your in the area. Probably not...More

1  Thank Hayley G
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Don't expect facilities, but this is a would be a lovely site for a picnic or to view a sunrise/sunset.

Thank Galabackhome
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is hard to find and when you eventually do find it there's not much there.wouldnt waste an hour of your time trying to find it as its not worth it.just situated outside penrith

Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Mayburgh Henge is a large circular banking built from river stones now covered by grass & trees but once an outstanding meeting point for the many tribes in the area. A few of the standing stones within the henge are still in position. How amazing...More

Thank Gareth B
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Despite the nearby traffic, this is a wonderful spot and right next to a very good hostelry (which I didn't go in). Beware though - there's absolutely NO mobile signal here! Not very many people were around so I had the place almost to myself.

Thank Ferial E
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Websites and Information board at the henge indicated that dogs where allowed but on a short leash. When we arrived we spotted a large sign on the gate "no dogs" We had no intention of leaving our dogs alone in the car on a hot...More

Thank Sandy 6
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