Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership

The Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership Scheme aims to unlock and reveal the hidden heritage of the Westmorland Dales, enabling more people to connect with, enjoy and benefit from this inspirational landscape. Thanks to National Lottery players it has been supported by a grant from the Heritage Fund


Summer in the Westmorland Dales

As spring turns into summer there is plenty on offer for you to get involved with safely. We have a series of Wednesday Health and Heritage walks, supplemented on the occasional Saturday with some longer walks including ones in Great Asby on 17th July.

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Gamelands Stone Circle is a prehistoric embanked stone circle standing at the foot of Knott Scar in the Westmorland Dales, Cumbria. 

This prehistoric monument consists of c.40 stones of Shap pink granite with one of limestone. The boulders were set upright, probably by digging pits and moving them into place. It is not known when it was built, but stone circles generally date to the Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age (c.2400-1000 BC).