Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Tag: Stone circle

  • Stones of Stenness

    Stones of Stenness

    A day spent exploring the Neolithic landscape of Orkney. The Stones of Stenness and The Ring of Brodgar. A third site in the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site, Maeshowe, could unfortunately only be seen from a distant as it was still closed due to the Covid restrictions. The sites are fascinating and not…

  • Drombeg Stone Circle

    Drombeg Stone Circle

    Drombeg Stone Circle

  • Cairn Circle

    Cairn Circle

    An unassuming but impressive stone circle on Moor Divock, a limestone plateau between Pooley Bridge and Askham in the English Lake District.

  • Bridestones


    A climb up to Nab Ridge between Bilsdale and Tripsdale. Ended up trying to wade though a thistled rough pasture whilst following a diverted path around the manicured lawns of Cam House. And the pet llamas took a dislike to the dog. I was aiming for the Bride Stones, a Bronze Age round barrow, long…

  • The Cockpit

    The Cockpit

    A neolithic stone circle, not as grand as Stonehenge but very impressive high on the lakeland Barton Fell above Pooley Bridge. What a contrasting three days in the Lakes. Friday warm and hazy, I was wearing shorts and T shirt. Yesterday clear but a strong, bitterly cold wind and today rain and low cloud with…