Mystical and magical folklore tales of King Arthur emanate from the area of Cornwall, in the Southwest of England in Cornwall. Within the mystifying Lost Gardens of Heligan a collosal project has been undertaken in the 200 acres to renew this garden that attracts nature enthusiasts and those that have deep love and appreciation of nature and of course for those looking for a place for a romantic stroll together.
A notable sculpture that has made Heligan famous and is an intimate part of The Lost Gardens Wooldland Walk, is the Mud Maid sculpture that was created by siblings, Pete and Sue Hill in 1997.
The fascinating attraction of the sculpture is that is living art, meaning that through the seasons her ‘clothing’ or ‘hairstyle’ will change. In Spring and Summer her appearance is utterly changed as that from Autumn or Winter. The subtle changes of fresh growing grass or ivy from bright greens to crackly browns gives the viewer different perspectives of the Mud Maid.