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Rites of spring: the Lake District’s ancient stones marking the passage of the seasons
Castlerigg and Long Meg and Her Daughters form a celebration of the landscape and astronomical alignments that signpost seasonal rhythms

Jim Leary

25, Mar, 2023 @1:00 PM

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‘Solitude and awful wildness’: why you should visit Castlerigg stone circle
Instead of fighting the crowds at Stonehenge, head to beautiful Keswick to visit one of the country’s earliest monuments – solstice or no solstice

Killian Fox

25, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Children of the stones: family fun in Avebury, Wiltshire
Speckled piglets, yoga classes, stone circles and woodland camps to build… Avebury is a delight for adults and kids alike

Nazia Parveen

30, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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We came, we surfed, then Covid forced us to pee in a layby on the way home | Kitty Empire
The dilemma coming to a staycation near you: what do you do when one of you tests positive four days into a holiday?

Kitty Empire

17, Jul, 2021 @2:00 PM

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How to celebrate the summer solstice virtually
There may not be any gatherings around ancient stones this year but the longest day is being marked with free online festivals and activities

Antonia Wilson

18, Jun, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Why ruin Stonehenge to shave a few seconds off a car trip? | Tom Holland
Driving a £2bn dual carriageway through one of Europe’s most precious prehistoric sites would be an act of cultural vandalism

Tom Holland

07, Sep, 2019 @6:00 PM

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From Stonehenge to Iceland's Arctic Henge, by motorbike – photo essay
Stonehenge is the springboard for a motorbike and ferry trip to a modern, pagan-inspired monument in Iceland, taking in Germany, Denmark, and the Faroe Islands – and some seriously unkind weather for those on two wheels

Gabrielle Motola

21, Jun, 2018 @4:00 AM

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Take the kids to … Stonehenge, Wiltshire
This iconic site is a victim of its own fame and a cash cow for English Heritage – yet even the summer throngs can’t detract from the extraordinary romance of its unknowable past

Gavin McOwan

28, Aug, 2017 @8:00 AM

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The Stonehenge tunnel will bring us closer to a mythic past
The newly confirmed road tunnel under Stonehenge has archaeologists up in arms, but removing traffic noise will help recreate the bleak mood that so inspired Hardy and Constable

Jonathan Jones

12, Jan, 2017 @1:13 PM

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Foamhenge, Stonehenge's unholy twin, guards its mystery in byways of Virginia
A full-scale replica of the neolithic monument made of foam and deposited in the Virginia countryside combines fakery and sincerity in oddly authentic way

Susan Harlan

24, Aug, 2015 @5:48 PM

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Rooks among the rocks
Country Diary: Stonehenge Grey rocks arranged like sails, each with its own character, presence and miniature meadow of lichens ‘performed’ under a windy sky

Paul Evans

27, May, 2015 @4:29 AM

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As a druid, I’d welcome the tunnel under Stonehenge | Frank Somers
Frank Somers: A traffic-easing tunnel could be a big step forward – if done sensitively in consultation with all parties with an interest in this sacred landscape

Frank Somers

02, Dec, 2014 @11:02 AM

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