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The Stunning 11ft tall Mermaid of the North sits on her rock on the shore of the Seaboard Village of Balintore. Inspired by local folklore she was designed as part of a Sculpture Park celebrating local heritage, Folklore, Faith, Fortitude, Fishing...more
... but I wouldn't go to Balintore just to see it. By all means hi up Balintore to stay for a holiday as it's a super wee village with a lovely beach and there's so many places easily accessible around.
You don't expect to find a fascinating piece of sculpture in a small Scottish fishing village, but there it is the Mermaid of the North. sitting there on the beach a short distance from houses, leisure facilities, etc. A hidden delight there is no signage...More
Viewing the Mermaid of the North, as well as the other 4-5 sculptures found along this section of the coast, is worth a short visit. The mermaid is beautifully situated on a rock and at high tide, she appears to be in the water. The...More
An interesting little stop in Balintore on our journey north from Inverness.
We clambered down the bank to the pebbled beach below to take photos, but we would probably have missed it had we not read about the sculpture and where to find it. Easily...More