On a disused car park on Bodmin Moor, Cornwall, something both new and ancient is growing out of the ground. It is Kerdroya, a classical labyrinth measuring 56 metres in diameter and built with Cornish stone hedging – a tradition (like the labyrinths) that dates back 4,000 years. Believed to be the largest classical labyrinth in the world, Kerdroya celebrates the positive impact of human presence in the landscape.

Cornish hedges, stone-faced earth hedge-banks with vegetation growing on the top, are “pretty amazing things”, project director and artist Will Coleman told Resurgence & Ecologist. ...


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