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Birkrigg Stone Circle Cumbria

Welcome to the EDGE Guide to the stone circles of Cumbria.

Birkrigg Stone Circle is also known as Druid's Circle.

Birkrigg (also known as Druid's Circle)
Nearest Towns: Ulverston and Barrow in Furness.
Location: SD 293739, Sheet 96.

Above the village of Bardsea and overlooking Morecambe Bay. Birkrigg Stone Circle is on the east side of Birkrigg Common which has several other prehistoric sites on it.

In a lovely position Birkrigg is easy to get to and well worth a visit.

The circle has evidence of having been used for burial. Cremated human remains were found excavated in 1921. 95ft/29m at its widest point: Birkrigg/Druid's Circle comprises two concentric circles made up of 31 stones of up to 3ft/1m tall.

Map of the Stone Circles of Cumbria and the Lake District.