The original photo they use shows the Queen’s Daimler being driving up the Devil’s elbow with Prince Philip at the wheel.
The road leads up to the Cairnwell Pass, the UK’s highest main road, travelling along the Devil’s elbow was quite an adventure. This is how the old road looks today:
The sharp hairpin bends and the 1 in 3 gradient where not for the faint hearted.
In the 1960’s the road was straightened, but some of the original road is still visible next to the main road.
This historic road is a lonley forgotten place today, overgrown with weeds and slowly disappearing, yet still heavy with the memories of its earlier life.