Macmillan Hunter creates beautiful garden sundials for sale in a range of stunning designs. These unique works are hand-built to individual order by specialist sundial maker Alastair Hunter in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. They can be personalised as an engraved sundial for you, making an excellent birthday, anniversary, retirement or wedding gift. Special commissions are welcome. Alastair follows in an old Scottish tradition of original sundial design. During the 18th century elaborate stone sundials were built in the gardens of grand Scottish houses. His designs are modern and reflect his experience in engineering. The sundials are armillary, horizontal, and vertical. A sundial is more than a garden ornament. It allows for meditation on the fleeting yet eternal nature of time. It invites you to chart the progress of the sun and seasons while reflecting on your own memorable hours.
Explore our range of beautiful sundials designed in Scotland and hand-built to individual order. Contact us for Hourdial a modern garden sundial updating the classic horizontal design, Orbdial a lovely universal dial within an armillary sphere, and award-winning Solar Time a vertical dial installed for you in your garden with pinpoint accuracy. Enjoy original sculpture in double sundial Dihelion that traces the sun and seasons. We sketch out personal engraving for you and help you choose your sundial pedestal.Read more
It is hard to compare with the beauty of natural stone for a focal feature in the garden. The customer who bought our Orbdial sundial for a 60th birthday present also decided on our pillar pedestal made in Scottish sandstone to complete their new installation. They wanted something light in colour and they were pleased with a blonde sandstone. The photo shows the fine job they
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