Other Locations


 Please note that Great Britain has over 1000 stone circles

not counting cairns, dolmens and standing stones.

The locations shown here are the ones which are considered to be the most interesting.





Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire

Diameter: 33m (108ft)

Stones:  50+

Largest: 8m (24ft)

MapRef: SU 123422

Directions: Head for the A303 west of Amesbury,
then watch for signs.



Location: Avebury, Wiltshire

Diameter: 427m (1401ft)

Stones: 27 major

Largest: 60 tons

MapRef: SU 102699

Directions: From Stonehenge follow signs for Avebury
then follow the A4361 which runs through the site.

Long Meg and her Daughters


Location: Penrith, Cumbria

Diameter: 109.4 x 93m (359 x 305ft).

Stones: 61

Largest: 3.6m (12ft)

MapRef: NY 571372

Nearest town: Penrith

Nearest village: Little Salked



Location: Keswick, Cumbria

Diameter: 30m (100ft)

Stones: 38

Largest: 2.5m (8ft 3in)

MapRef: NY 291236

Nearest town: Keswick 

Swinside Fell


Location: Swinside Fell, Cumbria

Diameter: 28.6m (93ft 8ins)

Stones: 55

Largest: 2.3m (7ft 6ins)

MapRef: SD 172882

Nearest town: Millom

Nearest village: Broughton in Furness 

The Nine Ladies


Location: Stanton Moor, Matlock, Derbyshire

Diameter: 12m (36ft)

Stones: 9 + 1

Largest: 1m (3ft) + 5m (15ft)

MapRef: SK 247634

Nearest town: Matlock

Nearest village: Birchover 

The Merry Maidens


Location: Penzance, Cornwall

Diameter: 23.8m (77ft 10in)

Stones: 19

Largest: 1.4m (5ft)

MapRef: SW 433245

Nearest town: Penzance

Nearest village: Trewoofe 

The Rollright Stones


Location: Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Diameter: 31.4m (103ft)

Stones: 77+

Largest: 1.4m (5ft)

MapRef: SP 296308

Nearest town: Chipping Norton

Nearest village: Long Compton 

The Hurlers


Location: Craddock Moor, Minions, Cornwall

Diameter: 41.8 x 40.5m (137 x 132ft)

Stones: 38

Largest: (no info)

MapRef: SX 248718

Nearest town: Liskeard

Nearest village: Minions 



Location: Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

Diameter: 13.1 x 11.3m (43 x 37 ft)

Stones: 14 (major)

Largest: 4.75m (15ft 6in)

MapRef: NB 213331

Nearest town: Stornoway

Nearest village: Callanish 



Location: Gordon, Grampian

Diameter: 10m (33 ft)

Stones: 8

Largest: 4.75m (15ft 6in)

MapRef: NJ 784042

Nearest town: Aberdeen

Nearest village: Roadside of Garlogie 

Bryn Cader Faner


Location: Meirionnydd, Gwynedd

Diameter: 8.5m (28ft)

Stones: 15

Largest: 1m (3ft)

MapRef: SH 647354

Nearest town: Porthmadog

Nearest village: Talsarnau 

Carn Llechart


Location: West Glamorgan

Diameter: 12m (40ft)

Stones: 25

Largest: (no info)

MapRef: SN 697063

Nearest town: Swansea

Nearest village: Rhyd-y-Fro 



Location: County Donegal

Diameter: 44.2m (145ft)

Stones: 64

Largest: 1.8m (6 ft)

MapRef: C 255005

Nearest town: Strabane

Nearest village: Raphoe 



Location: County Cork

Diameter: 9.5m (31ft)

Stones: 13

Largest: 2.2m (7ft 2in)

MapRef: Map 4 (South) 124035 - W247352

Nearest town: Skibbereen

Dir4 = Nearest village: Glandore 



Location: County Mayo

Diameter: (no info)

Stones: 7

Largest: 1.2m (4ft) high

MapRef: (none)

Nearest town: Ballina

Nearest village: Dooncarton