Cumbernauld’s Arria features in tourist guide

Arria
Arria

CUMBERNAULD has received an unexpected tourist boost – after a much-discussed new landmark was featured in a touring guide for art lovers.

The landmark in question is Arria, the handiwork of international public artist Andy Scott.

The Glasgow-based sculptor has produced a number of statues not unlike Arria in the so-called Wee County, which boasts the highest concentration of his work in the world.

Yet the authors of the booklet at discoverclackmannashire.com thought it remiss not to include Cumbernauld’s silver lady.

The guide stresses that she was specifically comissioned as an icon for Cumbernauld and that she is seen by more than 70,000 people per day.

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