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Little Sparta Garden

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.

Stonypath, Dunsyre, Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland, ML11 8NG

June to September. Wednesday, Friday and Sunday only, 2.30pm to 5pm.


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