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The Dream, St Helens

(260+ reviews on the web)
Monument Tourist Spot
Dream is a sculpture and a piece of public art by Jaume Plensa in Sutton, St Helens, Merseyside. Costing approximately £1.8m, it was funded through The Big Art Project in coordination with the Arts Council England, the Art Fund and Channel 4.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • I've visited the Dream on quite a few occasions and while the sculpture itself is amazing, the landscaping is disappointing and the trees are decorated with dog poo bags. There are no toilets or bins ...  more »
  • Good paths to walk around the area but mostly used for dog walking area. The dream itself is worth a look to see the size of it. Pleasant quiet stroll hidden in a built up area.  more »
  • Good to visit if you passing by Sutton Manor Woodland, St.- Helens area. It's a lonely place and no information centre or contact persons. It's good for walking with a lot of greenery.  more »
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  • This area is worth a look for a couple of hours. Well maintained paths and woodland. There are no facilities,(toilets, cafes etc) on this reclaimed brown field site.
  • Nice walk up to Dream from several different paths. Unusual find for the area. Only issue are the broken bottles/glass found by the face, need to keep a close eye on young kids running around. Would still recommend a visit.
  • Fabulous and serene. A brilliant example of what can be done with old industrial sites with good engagement of the local population. Well done to StHelens and all its residents. Could do with a bit more care and cleaning because of the "sad" few who leave used nappies and dog mess. But still well worth a visit.
  • Took my two daughters here a early 2016. Large parkland, shame it's right next to the noisy motorway... Windy at the exposed monument. I think it would be lovely on a warm summer's day.
  • Nightmare on the approaches. Litter and loads of used doggie bags hanging from the bushes and lay in the grass, excrement on the paths, plus rotting and wrecked benches. One star for the view away from the dump !