The Queen has visited Scotland’s iconic Kelpies with the Duke of Edinburgh.
The royal couple arrived at the sculpture by barge after leading a flotilla of boats along a newly-finished section of a waterway
After disembarking the Queen unveiled plaque naming it the Queen Elizabeth II Canal. . The canal goes from the Falkirk Wheel down to the Kelpies and out to the River Forth .
Kelpies creator Andy Scott discussed his work with the Queen during the event on Wednesday morning.
He said: “The Queen was asking me about the history of the project and the relationship with the Clydesdale horses.
“The Duke was particularly interested in the internal structure, the engineering, the fabrication that went on.”
The event could be the royal couple’s last joint engagement before Prince Philip retires from public life.
The canal goes in between the two Kelpies and out to the River Forth .
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