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A free and exciting art event for the whole family. Follow the trail through beautiful countryside on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, discovering dramatic art installed in historic churches.
We have commissioned seven of the world's most interesting and inspiring artists to create a new sculpture especially for each of the seven churches on our trail. 
The brief is simply 'a response to space' and our artists have been asked to deliver drama, to work on a large scale and to install captivating sculptures that everyone can understand. Get ready to expect the unexpected.
Follow the route map to travel between venues. Off-the-beaten track, you will discover long views across the Vale of York, winding roads through rolling countryside and the rugged landscape of Swinton Park.
Visit historic churches, from the intimate chapel in Snape Castle where Catherine Parr grew up (6th wife of Henry VIII) to early medieval churches with the tombs of crusaders. 

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