Imagine taking a leisurely stroll through vast and beautiful gardens, stepping out into a clearing and seeing what appears to be a giant woman sleeping peacefully in the grass.
That is what you will find in the Southwest of England, in the fairytale-like lands of Cornwall.
Inside Heligan (Europe’s largest garden restoration project that spans 200 acres and is perfect for explorers, plant lovers) you will discover many secrets, and one of them is the iconic Mud Maid sculpture, lovingly designed by local artists – brother and sister duo, Pete and Sue Hill.
It’s a living sculpture…
…which means that its appearance changes with the seasons, as plants grow and then wither away