Details: Britain’s stone circles

May 22, 2014
DETAILS
GETTING THERE

Multiple airlines offer nonstop flights from Washington Dulles and BWI Marshall to London.

WHERE TO STAY AND EAT

Moorland Hotel

Shaugh Prior, near Plymouth

011-44-1752-839228

www.moorlandhotel.com

Lovely, welcoming service, and within a few miles of Brisworthy. Rooms $62 to $99. Add $14 for breakfast. Contains the Phoenix Steakhouse Restaurant, which offers a seasonal menu with entrees starting at about $15.

Woodlands Guest House

Upper Swell, Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire

011-44-1451-832346

www.woodlands-guest-house.co.uk

Approximately 20 miles from the Rollrights. Rooms from $134.

Wild Thyme Restaurant with Rooms

10 New St., Chipping Norton, Gloucestershire

011-44-1608-645060

www.wildthymerestaurant.co.uk

About four miles from the Rollrights. Four rooms, $109 to $143. The restaurant offers lamb, pork, shiitake mushroom risotto balls and more. Entrees from $23.50.

Whistlers Restaurant

9 Middle Row, Chipping Norton

011-44-1608-643363

www.whistlersrestaurant.co.uk

Pizza, roast chicken, deep-fried brie salad. Entrees from $20.

Cheesewring Hotel

Minions, Liskeard, Cornwall

011-44-1579-362321

www.cheesewringhotel.co.uk

About a half-mile from the Hurlers. Named after another Neolithic landmark. Rooms $50 to $100, breakfast included. The restaurant offers roasts of lamb, beef and pork starting at $14.

WHAT TO DO

Brisworthy Stone Circle

Ringmoor Down, Dartmoor, Devon

www.stone-circles.org.uk/stone/
brisworthy.htm

Free.

Rollright Stones

Oxfordshire

www.rollrightstones.co.uk

Accessible daily, sunrise to sunset. Entry fee of 1 pound (about $1.70) for adults and 50 pence (about $0.84) for children older than 7 should be left in the box at the gate when site is unattended.

The Hurlers

Minions, Cornwall

www.english-heritage.org.uk

Accessible during daylight hours. Free.

L.R.

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