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jupiter artland

When we were looking at things to see and do during my weekend in Edinburgh, Alison suggested Jupiter Artland, a sculpture garden. She'd not been before so last Sunday we drove the short distance there. I didn't really know what to expect but what I found exceeded all my expectations. The experience began as we drove through the front gates and past the gate house with the purple front door. Warning - there are quite a few photos in this post.

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We drove past a gorgeous private house, Bonnington House. At the entry way was an Airstream caravan - Jupiter Artland's cafe.

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A sample of some of the sculptures.

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We were given a map to explore the grounds and the sculptures. We were there for close to 3 hours as we wandered the grounds, climbed the life mounds and fed the sheep, then stopped at the cafe for some lunch.



This sculpture is called 'Love Bomb'.


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Who can resist donkeys?

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Both Alison and I had our favourite sculptures. She loved the Stone Coppice and Life Mounds, whilst we both loved In Memory and the Weeping Girls.

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How about this? A knitted sculpture called 'Over Here'.

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A cute sheep and no, we didn't spy the rampant ram.


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The Beautiful Temple of Apollo.

So much has happened since my last post. I've had a few days in London and I'm currently in Paris and the sun is shining. Next post will be about my London stay. In the mean time, I hope you enjoyed my visit to Jupiter Artland. 

Happy 4th of July and see you all again soon,

Jillian
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2 comments

  1. I'm so enjoying escaping to Europe with you...thank you!

    Ingrid x

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  2. Good to hear from you. I was beginning to think I'd lost all my readers once I left the country!

    J

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