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Musselburgh, Scotland

Rough Wooing Memorial

Sculptures depicting Scottish and English soldiers in battle honor a 16th-century conflict.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Iolaire Memorial

A memorial dedicated to a boating accident that was bringing troops back home from World War I.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Magdalen Chapel

The 16th-century church has the only stained glass windows that survived the Scottish Reformation intact.
Edinburgh, Scotland

'The Next Big Thing . . . is a Series of Little Things'

A public art piece that barely gets recognized, but then that might be the point.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Paperback Bookshop Rhinoceros

This small sculpture honors a shuttered bookshop that was the site of a fiery act of protest.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Colinton Tunnel

This former train tunnel is filled with lines from a poem crafted by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Merchiston Tower

A former medieval fortress, now home to Edinburgh Napier University, contains a rather risqué work of art.
Stirling, Scotland

The King's Knot

These formal gardens were designed to be admired from the vantage point of the castle.
Stirling, Scotland

Mar's Wark

The main residence of the Erskine family and the hereditary keeper of the nearby royal Stirling Castle.
Merseyside, England

The Dream

Giant statue of a disembodied head.
Blackpool, England

Comedy Carpet

A typographic tribute to the many comedic greats who make Great Britain laugh.
Stirling, Scotland

The Star Pyramid

This pyramid is dedicated to all those who suffered martyrdom for civil and religious liberty in Scotland.
Cockenzie, Scotland

1722 Waggonway Project

A small museum dedicated to the ongoing archaeological works around what is likely Scotland's oldest railway.
Crieff, Scotland

'Towser'

A sculpture commemorating the "world's best mouser" in what is likely Scotland's longest-running distillery
Shetland Islands, Scotland

Ayres of Swinister

The recurring nature of this geographic feature might make it unique in the world.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Kallin Shell Midden

This impressive midden of scallop shells apparently all comes from a single fishing company.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Gearrannan Blackhouse Village

Spend the night in this formerly abandoned traditional Scottish village.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

West Berneray Beach

Despite what a Thai tourism board might want you to think, this white-sand beach is in fact located on a Scottish island.
Stirling, Scotland

The Lion's Den

It's said this was once the home of King James V's pet lion.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

'Hercules'

A memorial to the acting bear whose escape caused a sensation on the Outer Hebrides.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

'Time and Tide Bell' at Bosta Beach

One of a series of sculptures making a statement about sea-level rise in the United Kingdom.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Scalpay Bridge

An impressive piece of infrastructure that seems outsized when considering it serves an island with a population of less than 300.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Barra Bunting

A collective artwork that any visitor to the islands of Barra and Vatersay can add to.
Melbourne, Australia

'The Public Purse'

This giant, granite purse is one of Melbourne's most unique and distinctive pieces of public art.