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Peaceful place

Contrary to an earlier review, one Henry Moore sculpture was sadly stolen and most- but not all... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
FMW13
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Irvine, United Kingdom
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FEw sculptures but wonderful nature!

Unfortunately most of the sculptures were stolen some time ago and as others have stated would be... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
Loretta R
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“Peaceful place”
Jun 2, 2018
“FEw sculptures but wonderful nature!”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Contrary to an earlier review, one Henry Moore sculpture was sadly stolen and most- but not all - of the others were removed for safe keeping (don't know where), not stolen. The Cross high up overlooking the glen remains as guardian. This is pure glen...More

Thank FMW13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous to see these in a natural setting. I believe they’ve been moved due to vandalism and attempted theft. Stunning pieces of art

Thank Mo D
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Unfortunately most of the sculptures were stolen some time ago and as others have stated would be good if leaflets are updated. We were warned by our host that they had mostly gone but came with the dog for the walk- and well worth it....More

Thank Loretta R
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Nice views of reservoir and surrounding countryside for a pleasant hike with friends. Only two statues left of course so not quite as special as before. Still, I include it in my long list of desirable easy regular walks in Dumfries & Galloway but many...More

Thank docdavebreen
Reviewed June 29, 2017

Nice drive there and the walk round is pleasant with good views. However don't expect to find the statues most have now gone! The guide books walking leaflets etc all need to be updated.

4  Thank 0298ems
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Agree with previous reviews that this is a lovely peaceful place with beautiful views but surely it is time that travel books and guides are updated to say the sculptures have gone.We were fortunate to see them when they were there but met three couples...More

Thank Margaret T
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Somewhat difficult to find as poorly signposted, we weren't even sure we had the car park right as it appeared to be attached to someones driveway. Not a massive amount to see in the way of sculptures as the Glenkiln Cross is the only one...More

1  Thank Justin L
Reviewed July 2, 2016

Well, they're gone... after a big build up and missing them on last holiday arrived to discover only two sculptures remaining, the Glenkiln Cross and Reclining Figure, which is a substitute. Might it be good to put models in place for missing originals? Landscape still...More

Thank Explore3947
Reviewed June 7, 2016

we were up on holiday to the Dumfries area and found the Glenkiln sculpture walk in our guide book so organised a trip to do the walk and see the wonderful sculptures. The directions took us easily to the carpark and we set off in...More

Thank notquiteretired22
Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant place for a bit of gentle exercise. Hard roads, no traffic, fresh air, brilliant views, birds, animals, streams and flowers and is is all FREE. Take a picnic, the statues may have gone, all but two, but the countryside is the best. A good...More

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