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Type of Walk: Sculpture Trails

'The creation of the Touchstone Trail and all its supporting material is a celebration of community spirit. The 1,400 strong community of Bamford pulled together to create a lasting icon for genera ...
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Category High Peak

'Caerleon - the "fortress of the Legion" - was one of the most important military sites in Britain under the Roman Empire. It was the home of the 2nd Augustan Legion, housing 5,000 soldier ...
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Category Newport

'Cambridge has within easy reach of the city centre over sixty works of 20th and 21st century sculpture in sites accessible to the public. Not only are there some outstanding pieces by major intern ...
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Category Cambridge

'The Borough Council promotes the use of sustainable transport. Please do your best to visit the artworks on foot, by cycle or using public transport. If you need to use a car please park ...
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Category Chesterfield

'The trail was created as part of a community project to celebrate the designation of Nidderdale as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The mosaics were made in 1997 by "The Crackpots" ...
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Category Harrogate

'In 2006 Ellesmere was chosen as the UK centre for an ambitious international touring exhibition of sculpture in the landscape. The exhibition "Extramuros" was launched in Ellesmere in March 2007 a ...
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Category North Shropshire

'The University of Exeter's Streatham Campus with its arboretum, ponds and gardens is widely acknowledged as one of the most beautiful in the country. There are over 30 sculptures situated in this ...
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Category Exeter

'The Sculpture Trail is maintained by the Forestry Commission with guidance from the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trust, which is a registered educational charity. The Trust also rais ...
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Category Forest of Dean

'These four sculptures form a delightful walking tour, taking in the sights of London alongside other public sculptures placed by Halcyon Gallery, including the Jelly Baby Family by Mauro ...
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Category Westminster

'In the main squares and precincts, in numerous public buildings and at several schools, sculptures by artists, both famous and lesser known, are to be found. Henry Moore's Family Group looks out f ...
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Category Harlow

The Ipswich Sculpture Trail 'is a small selection of some of the best public sculpture in the centre of Ipswich, most within easy walking distance, except for Ravenswood to the east. The s ...
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Category Ipswich

'Extending over 33 miles through Salford, Bury and Rossendale, the trail is the largest sculpture route in the UK and makes a great free day out for all the family, connecting local heritage, the l ...
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Category Rossendale

'The sculptures were commissioned by The Forestry Commission Scotland & Scottish Enterprise with a brief to "create representations of animals and birds as part of the natural ...
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Category Stirling

'In August 2007 Sean Henry's "Couple" sculpture - a 12.5 metre high artwork (twice the height of a double-decker bus) was sited on a new 200m long breakwater, as part of a £10m coastal protection s ...
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'The Trail which is circular, starts and finishes in the car park and is ideal for a family visit. On arrival you will be greeted by a striking carved archway to welcome you to the trail and upon c ...
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Category Three Rivers

'22 different installations and sculptures dotted around the Paddington area ... Take a day (or just a couple of hours) to explore the area's art and discover canalside walks, bridges, bars and caf ...
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Category Westminster

'Comprises a series of 30 artworks sited over 5 miles between Thame and Princes Risborough. It was inspired by the old railway environment and the landscape looking out to the Chiltern Hills. Lead ...
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'In the winter of 2005 Thornhill approached the Putney Partnership with the offer of further sculptures. The Partnership developed the idea of a sculpture trail with the sculptor. Successful fundin ...
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Category Wandsworth

'Selected artists have created unique artworks, working with local community groups, responding to the local environment and its rich heritage: building a substantial body of work for visitors to e ...
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Category Ribble Valley

'The first written record of Harlow was in the Domesday book of 1086. Today's Harlow pioneered the practice of sculpture out in the living environment and is now home to an extensive collection of ...
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Category Harlow

'This walk is not for the budding sculpture or art enthusiast. Such folk will be sorely disappointed. As a walk though, it is a worthy expedition with the natural ...
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Category North Norfolk

'41 pieces of sculpture made from traditional materials make up this impressive piece of public art. The artist Gordon Young created the trail of sculptures in 1992 - representing the actual size o ...
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'A good way to visit the Halo is to follow the Shoe Trail from Rawtenstall town centre. Twenty eight massive clay shoes, designed by local children, waymark the 2 mile route. The shoes pay ...
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Category Rossendale

'The ultimate Grizedale walk, this trail takes you down one side of the Grizedale valley and back up the other, passing many of the sculptures along the way, as well as some of the best vi ...
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Category Eden

'The path is also home to a collection of artworks including Sally Matthew's flock of Swaledale Sheep, constructed from recycled industrial scrap, and "Rotate" by Trudi Entwistle - 40 giant steel h ...
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Category Kirklees

'The Trail includes a "shadow" of a hammerhead crane common in Sunderland shipyards, and "Taking Flight" which shows a Cormorant taking flight in five stages. A collection of huge stone books outsi ...
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Category Sunderland

'Public Art can range from sculptures to lighting schemes, street furniture such as benches to temporary pieces of art such as performances or visual arts projects. Public art is any artwo ...
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Category Spelthorne

'The Trail starts in Broad Street, outside what was the Museum and takes you past Browne's Hospital, All Saints' Church, and along the High Street. From there, it takes you to St. George's Square, ...
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Category South Kesteven

'The whole Trail can be tackled in three separate "legs" – Marsden to Hebden Bridge 18.4 miles; Hebden to Bingley 14.5 miles and Bingley to Ilkley 14.1 miles. We've shown railway stations at the be ...
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Category Kirklees

'No public artwork had been created in the city for over 50 years, and central to the project is the ongoing development of permanent and temporary work for the city. As the project grows this will ...
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Category Lichfield

'In February 2014, The Line launched a hugely ambitious crowdfunding campaign and successfully raised over £140,000 in less than eight weeks. One of the aims of The Line is to present existing work ...
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Category Newham

'This sculpture exhibition is possibly the most extensive display of sculpture in the world. Set within an enchanting arboretum and wildlife inhabited water garden which creates the perfect haven f ...
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Category Waverley

'The Forest of Burnley was created between 1997 and 2001 when one million trees were planted in the borough establishing 400 hectares of new mostly native woodland and a 2,000-tree arboret ...
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Category Burnley

'Download our campus sculpture trail guide (PDF - 412KB) and enjoy our campus and its art any day of the year, at any time and in any weather.'


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Category Birmingham

'Hunt for the hidden sculptures. Solve the puzzles to get clues about their location. Draw your favourite and explore what they are made of ... and when you're finished you can enjoy the beautiful ...
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Category Coventry

'... It features 12 unique fingerposts carved from local green oak by sculptor Martyn Bednarczuk, carved brick waymarkers made by local schoolchildren working with artist Julie Miles, and a replica ...
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Category Burnley

'An Education Pack has been produced to accompany the Public Art Trail ... Each Site on the Trail has background information and suggested activities.'


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Category Wigan

'It demonstrates a visionary understanding of the way in which artwork can both enrich public buildings and spaces, and enhance the general public's access to and understanding of contemporary art. ...
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'We try to make YSP as accessible as possible. The nature of the site means that some terrain is not suitable for everyone. Scooters are available free of charge to those with mobility difficulties ...
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Category Wakefield

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