9. Inspiring Views
Funded by The Mittal Foundation, Surrey Hills Arts commissioned five artists to create artworks inspired by far reaching views across the Greensand Way. All of the artworks respond to their location and incorporate seating providing a reason to visit, pause and appreciate the outstanding view. Each has been beautifully crafted is innovative in design and relevant to the sense of place. Discover;
Xylem, by Walter Bailey on Gibbets Hill, Hindhead.
Grains, by Tom Nicholson Smith on Hascombe Hill.
Perspectives, by Giles Miller on Winterfold Hill
Contour, by Russell Jakubowski on Reynards Hill
Converse, by Matthew Burt on Holmbury Hill
Some of the views are historic and Surrey Hills Arts have worked with partners such as the National Trust and local land owners to restore them and ensure long-term maintenance. Volunteers and apprentices have worked alongside landscape managers to create the open viewpoints and enhance access to a wider public.