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Scouts: Exploring Massive Art - Northumberlandia

posted 3 Feb 2013, 09:13 by Stephen Harrison   [ updated 21 Aug 2013, 15:01 ]
Scouts explored Northumberland as part of creative challanged
This weekend's Creative Challenge activity was a huge hit as scouts got active and outdoors to discover the massive mounds of Northumberlandia.

Northumberlandia, the Lady of the North is art on a big scale! She is a stunning human landform sculpture of a reclining lady, made from 1.5 million tonnes of soil and clay. You can find out more about the lady at

Scouts explored the viewing platforms around the sculpture as well as braving the wind to climb to the highest point (on her forehead) to see some fantastic views. In the distance scouts could spot the sea and even Penshaw monument.

After walking the 4 miles of paths around the site, we headed off to the beach for some fun on the sand dunes at Blyth after a spot of lunch on the seafront.

The aim of 3rd Washington Scouts is to promote the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential, as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their local, national and international communities.