Striding Arches
Alec Finlay Boxes


Andy Goldsworthy’s Striding Arches have been installed deep in an area of great natural beauty. There is much to discover here.

Cairnhead Forest is already home to a great many birds, animals and insects, many of which are fairly easy to observe. A number of strategies are in place to enhance its biodiversity, meaning that Cairnhead is becoming increasingly rich in the species it supports. Click on Wildlife at Cairnhead and Cairnhead Forest to find out more.

Artist and poet Alec Finlay and letter carver Pip Hall have each spent time at Cairnhead, engaging with and reacting to the landscape. The results are rich and diverse bodies of interpretive work, springing from the natural history of the place, in Alec Finlay’s case, and research into the human history of Cairnhead in the case of Pip Hall. Click on Alec Finlay – Hill of Streams and Pip Hall and the People of Cairnhead to discover more.

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