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The Giant's Head - Lost Gardens of Heligan

By Irishkate  
We booked in advance as everybody has to these days for various places - choose what looked like the best day for weather and of course it rained on our visit.
Nonetheless a visit to The Lost Gardens of Heligan was well worth a visit.
Many thanks for V&C and surprise User Awards for The Blacksmith.
I've failed miserably to take images like this in the past!
Version will explain more about this sculpture.
KateGrin

Tags: Cornwall Lost gardens of heligan Landscape and travel

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Comments


dudler Plus
17 1.3k 1715 England
25 Aug 2020 11:14AM
Aye aye!
25 Aug 2020 11:20AM
This makes you wonder if you are being watched never mind you taking the shot! David
ColleenA Plus
8 460 7 Australia
25 Aug 2020 11:29AM
Beautiful garden art...
MAK2 Plus
1 30
25 Aug 2020 12:16PM
Great image Kate.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Marie
25 Aug 2020 12:19PM
GrinGrinGrin
...very Terry Pratchett

( And many thanks for the award, Kate Smile )
25 Aug 2020 12:31PM
Great images and interesting story in second image.
capto Plus
8 6.4k 21 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2020 1:03PM
A ginger giant....fascinating.Smile
ivor
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2020 1:04PM
Great sculpture image and a very informative version.
RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
25 Aug 2020 1:09PM
I watched a tV programme some years back about these gardens but have never visited: hope you enjoyed the visit despite the weather, and good to come home with some fine but spooky images.
R.
dales Plus
4 11 Australia
25 Aug 2020 1:23PM
Delightful artwork image Kate SmileSmile
Ian
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
25 Aug 2020 1:36PM
What a wonderful piece of work, love his colourful 'hairdo'! 😁 Excellent capture, Kate 👍
Trev 😀
adagio Plus
2 3 2 England
25 Aug 2020 1:40PM
Great sculpture Kate, and a very informative write up in the version. You just could not miss a shot of this!!!

Angela😄
25 Aug 2020 1:42PM
Great images
mac Plus
19 8 Scotland
25 Aug 2020 1:48PM
We are watching you so do not try to pick any of the flowers!! His hair could do with a prune. Quite a good use of the ground contours to produce something special.
Ian
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 18 Canada
25 Aug 2020 2:44PM
This is so comical Kate. A great image and story with it.
25 Aug 2020 4:14PM
a great humorous feature and beautifully recorded too
Smile
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2020 4:25PM
has to be the lead Kate
remember this well
and you have captured beautifully
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2020 4:30PM
This wonderful Kate, thanks for the info.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2020 4:39PM
Fascinating !! Beautiful image and a very well spotted subject Kate !!
Isabel GrinGrin
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2020 7:41PM
A terrific shot
Ju
pamelajean Plus
14 1.4k 2160 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2020 8:31PM
Every time my crocosmia blooms I remember the giant's head at Heligan. It's amazing what a pair of eyes can do!
26 Aug 2020 9:27AM
This brought a smile to my face, Kate, thanks for that. Smile

JohnSmile
26 Aug 2020 12:04PM
Great capture, when we went a few years ago he only had grass for his hair, I hope you enjoyed your visit.
Sylvia
28 Aug 2020 9:08AM
Looks quite friendly to me, Kate - I love his hair!!

RichardSmile
viscostatic 14 47 8 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2020 12:48PM
Thank you for posting the story in the version Kate. It's good to know they thought it through so well. In the lead he looks like a happy giant which is always good.

Phil.

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