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England 1. The Prehistoric-archaeological site of Long Meg and her Daughters stone circle near Penrith, Cumbria.

Long Meg and her Daughters

Long Meg and her Daughters: Long Meg herself is 3.6 metres high. Solstice alignments are can be discerned from studying and observing the orientation of the stones.

 

Long Meg and her Daughters

Long Meg and her Daughters: It is the 3rd largest stone circle in the British Isles (6th in world?), and one of the best preserved bronze age stone circles in England. 59/70 stones are still there and 27 still standing upright!

Some new pictures of Long Meg and Her Daughters

Long Meg and her Daughters stone circle near Penrith, Cumbria.

Long Meg and her Daughters: Long Meg herself.

 

Long Meg and her Daughters stone circle near Penrith, Cumbria.

Long Meg and her Daughters: Long Meg herself.

 

Long Meg and her Daughters stone circle near Penrith, Cumbria.

Long Meg and her Daughters: Crossfell, the highest peak in the Dales-Pennines can be seen in the far distance (middle above, on the left below).

Long Meg and her Daughters stone circle near Penrith, Cumbria.

Long Meg and her Daughters stone circle near Penrith, Cumbria.

Long Meg and her Daughters stone circle near Penrith, Cumbria.

Long Meg and her Daughters: The child climbing on the far stone gives an idea of the size of the stones.

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