Cup and Saucer

The Cup and Saucer, or more properly, The King's Knot, lies directly under Stirling Castle. Its a bit of a devil to photograph. Better from above with a drone camera I think. Here's some information from Historic Environment Scotland:

"The earthworks known as the King’s and Queen's Knots were part of the formal gardens of Stirling Castle. These were remodelled for Charles I’s ‘hamecoming’ for his Scottish coronation, which took place in 1633. It was subject to extensive restoration under orders of Queen Victoria in 1842".

I think the B&W shows the way the Knot is constructed more clearly but I've added an extra in colour so you can judge. Thanks to Carolina for hosting Mono Monday

We are now allowed unlimited exercise as long as we take it locally. In its Covid19 advice the WM government has diverged quite significantly from that of the other three UK governments. I watched the PM last night but was none the wiser. I was very surprised when he said that people in England can drive to 'beauty spots' for exercise. The advice here continues to be 'Stay at Home' which is what I will be doing.

A beautiful sunny day though still with a cold wind. I had a lovely walk round the foot of the Castle. Lucky me, I can go for another walk later.

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