Last updated on 16 June 10

Little Sparta Garden

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Gardenvisit Editorial

An old stone farm in the Pentland hills, with by far the most celebrated twentieth century garden in Scotland. Little Sparta was made by Ian Hamilton Finlay, a poet and gardener. It has an interesting layout, good planting, remarkable sculpture - and poetry too.
Address - Stonypath, Dunsyre, Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland, ML11 8NG
Opening times - June to September. Wednesday, Friday and Sunday only, 2.30pm to 5pm.
Admission - £10.00
Website - Visit the Little Sparta Garden website

Designers and Influences

This garden has been designed and influenced by Ian Hamilton Finlay

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