A wooden bench in a grassy field

Little Sparta

Little Sparta is the garden of the artist and poet Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925–2006). Set in the Pentland Hills, near Edinburgh, the garden contains almost 280 individual artworks and different areas which are linked by several themes.
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June to September on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays at 12.30pm–5pm (last admission 4pm)

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Little Sparta Stonypath GB ML11 8NG

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