5 weird and wonderful places to visit in Scotland


Garden of Cosmic Speculation - 1 Lower Portrack Cottages, Holywood, Scotland

The Garden of Cosmic Speculation covers 30 acres and was designed with the fundamentals of modern physics in mind. Here are twisting DNA helix sculptures, undulating waves of flowers and snail-shaped mounds covered in grass. Charles Jencks, an architect theorist and his late wife, Maggie Keswick who was an expert on Chinese Gardens designed this at their private home to bring out the basic elements that underlie the cosmos.

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