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Nine Stones Close stone circle

Nine Stones Close stone circle

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Recommended by 66 out of 70 hikers

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  • Dan Hobson

    Nine Stones Close, the tallest of all the Peak District's stone circles, lies away from the official footpath, sitting in a secluded spot in the corner of a field. Only four stones remain of this former nine-stone circle. The origin of the name 'Nine Stones' is unclear. It may date back to an earlier time when more stones survived. Its other name, 'The Grey Ladies', relates to local folklore that the stones are transformed to dancing women at midnight.

    • September 28, 2018

  • Tom

    This is a nice spot to watch the comings and goings on Robin Hoods stride, also to the NW of this seeks to be another stone circle, although not investigated.

    • June 27, 2019

  • Anton

    Take a hike to a mini stone henge

    • September 26, 2020

  • Damian

    Off the min path nut easily accessible.

    • March 21, 2021

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Location: Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

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