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Photo of the day archive: our favourite photo each day

Here you can browse the archive of our Photo of the day, shown on the front page each day and Tweeted to our followers each day.

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The chosen photo is always selected from those taken on the same month and date as the current day.

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Showing items 1 to 100 from total of 3,436 items. Ordered by date descending.

Photo of the day on Photo Year taken Caption (by us, not the user) Categorisation
7th Jun 2020Photo #665037th Jun 2015Cobbled backlane cycle route off of Regent Park Square.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
6th Jun 2020Photo #941366th Jun 2013Cycle track in StevenageCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
5th Jun 2020Photo #818135th Jun 2016Major cycleway through city, Barcelona, using light segregationDutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
4th Jun 2020Photo #1065884th Jun 2018Cycleway near the Nygård Bridge, BergenCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
3rd Jun 2020Photo #815543rd Jun 2016Cycleway also used by the road train, Great Yarmouth.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
2nd Jun 2020Photo #1087082nd Jun 2019Signage at the Kelpies, at the last proper bridge across this part of the canalRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
1st Jun 2020Photo #1066181st Jun 2018On the cycle tracks above Bergen.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
31st May 2020Photo #9035631st May 2017Cycleway past Nice airportCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
30th May 2020Photo #10863630th May 2019Silver Street Bridge, CambridgeRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
29th May 2020Photo #5096529th May 2013Antwerpen street with segregated cycleway.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
28th May 2020Photo #9976828th May 2018Cycle parking at Croy station, protected by high containment kerbs and bollards.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
27th May 2020Photo #5915927th May 2014Cycle art at the Port of Larne, but no directions for cycle check-inOther:
Infrastructure
general
26th May 2020Photo #9011526th May 2017Modal filters mean the roads through Norton Village are very quiet.Road environment:
Good practice
road
25th May 2020Photo #8149225th May 2016Cycleway from Soulac to Pointe de Grave crossing a virtually abandoned railwayCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
24th May 2020Photo #3854724th May 2012Contraflow cycle track and lane on Hurst Street, BirminghamCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
23rd May 2020Photo #8118323rd May 2016The Vélodysée Atlantic coast route on former railway, CarcansCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
22nd May 2020Photo #10851622nd May 2019Link between Hinckley Road and Western ParkCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
21st May 2020Photo #9025221st May 2017New cycle parking area at the new Cambridge North Station.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
20th May 2020Photo #11111120th May 2019Photomap picture #111111 - Ani's bicycle shopBike shop:
Good practice
bikeshops
19th May 2020Photo #10859219th May 2019An attempt to reinvent tactile paving. Stainless rods used instead of slabs.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
18th May 2020Photo #10835918th May 2019Sign to bike rental shop near the port, Corfu TownGeneral sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
17th May 2020Photo #6596117th May 2015Trying out the bikes at the Cambridgeshire Festival of CyclingBicycle:
Event
bicycles
16th May 2020Photo #10820416th May 2019Cargo bikes galore for the school run Cambridge style.Bicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
15th May 2020Photo #9905415th May 2018Well used cycle parking on Salisbury stationCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
14th May 2020Photo #11163514th May 2019Recycling cardboard by bike, Tirana, AlbaniaBicycle:
Event
bicycles
13th May 2020Photo #9497913th May 2017Sheltered, but not much to lock the bike ontoCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
12th May 2020Photo #8987112th May 2017Tour de Yorkshire bicycles in BradfordBicycle:
Event
bicycles
11th May 2020Photo #11131611th May 2019The old road over the hills from Virpazar to coast makes a peaceful cycle route.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
10th May 2020Photo #9909810th May 2018The Frome Valley Cycle Trail (NCN route 26), on the edge of DorchesterRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
9th May 2020Photo #896439th May 2017Cycle contraflow from Waterloo station to the South BankCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
8th May 2020Photo #587488th May 2014A piece of what might be called "suboptimal" design at this Guildford footbridgeOther:
Problem
general
7th May 2020Photo #606297th May 2014Bayeux - half of a dual carriageway has been reallocated to cycling and walkingCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
6th May 2020Photo #985446th May 2018A10 campaign rideOther:
Event
general
5th May 2020Photo #1113145th May 2019Lots of tourists rent bikes to cycle around VirpazarOther:
Good practice
general
4th May 2020Photo #984404th May 2018A lack of parking enforcement in the Argyle Street contraflow lane.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
3rd May 2020Photo #1110223rd May 2017Showing around visitors from the Dutch Cycling Embassy.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
2nd May 2020Photo #869082nd May 2014Cycle hire scheme being promoted at Cycle City Leeds conferenceBicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
1st May 2020Photo #586301st May 2014Lovely surfaced cycle path on route of old railway in Leighton Buzzard.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
30th Apr 2020Photo #5862630th Apr 2014An interesting bike parked in the centre of LeicesterCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
29th Apr 2020Photo #6590429th Apr 2015Cycling by the redeveloped harbour in MálagaCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
28th Apr 2020Photo #10856028th Apr 2019Touring cyclists in the old town of PlovdivRoad environment:
Event
road
27th Apr 2020Photo #5854127th Apr 2014NCN76 along Beech Avenue from Dalgety Bay to Aberdour, following a private road.Other:
Good practice
general
26th Apr 2020Photo #9749126th Apr 2017NCN route 6 by the Rochdale Canal, TodmordenCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
25th Apr 2020Photo #6558325th Apr 2015Roadspace allocation on Merchiston PlaceRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
24th Apr 2020Photo #8134124th Apr 2016Narrow cycle lane, but plenty of space for a proper segregated trackCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
23rd Apr 2020Photo #8930623rd Apr 2017Singapore public cycle network on a Sunday afternoon.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
22nd Apr 2020Photo #6577622nd Apr 2015Cycling with the dog on Santander's waterfront routeOther:
Event
general
21st Apr 2020Photo #9874721st Apr 2018Art?Destination:
Infrastructure
destinations
20th Apr 2020Photo #8004020th Apr 2016Access to the 4km circuit of Lucca's city wallsCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
19th Apr 2020Photo #9674119th Apr 2017Cycle stands and Deliveroo riders in central SwanseaCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
18th Apr 2020Photo #9808718th Apr 2018Contra-flow cycle marking in Catharine Street, Cambridge.Road environment:
Good practice
road
17th Apr 2020Photo #10769817th Apr 2019NCN27 Lee Bridge rail trail in North Devon.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
16th Apr 2020Photo #8067016th Apr 2016Cycleway by the Arno, FirenzeCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
15th Apr 2020Photo #6527915th Apr 2015New cycle lane under construction on Huntingdon Road, Cambridge.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14th Apr 2020Photo #9791814th Apr 2018Part of the Orbital route, YorkCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
13th Apr 2020Photo #10766313th Apr 2019The Tarka trail near Barnstaple.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
12th Apr 2020Photo #10803612th Apr 2019One of East Kilbride's old cycleway/footway combinations through an underpass.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
11th Apr 2020Photo #10736311th Apr 2019Bicing bike share station by the beach, BarcelonaBike share:
Good practice
bikeshare
10th Apr 2020Photo #3044010th Apr 2011Cyclists on NCN route 8 (the Taff Trail) crossing the Cefn Coed viaduct.Cycleway:
Event
cycleways
9th Apr 2020Photo #952239th Apr 2017Cycleway in StevenageCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
8th Apr 2020Photo #889218th Apr 2017I don't know what the designer thought would happen here.Road environment:
Problem
road
7th Apr 2020Photo #370627th Apr 2012Hadrian's Cycleway crossing the Solway wetlandsRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
6th Apr 2020Photo #666186th Apr 2014Harbour Passage shared-use path, St John NBCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
5th Apr 2020Photo #885325th Apr 2017Bynea bridge, taking NCN4 across the A484 and the main South Wales railway line.Other:
Infrastructure
general
4th Apr 2020Photo #920174th Apr 2014Martin with a colourful bikeBicycle:
Event
bicycles
3rd Apr 2020Photo #966693rd Apr 2017NCN route 4 on the former coal tramway from Stepaside to SaundersfootCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
2nd Apr 2020Photo #884532nd Apr 2017Riding along the towpath of the Forth & Clyde Canal.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
1st Apr 2020Photo #983951st Apr 2018Cycle parking outside health centre, Waterlooville.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
31st Mar 2020Photo #6609431st Mar 2014Cycle parking at Queen's University in Kingston, OntarioCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
30th Mar 2020Photo #5955530th Mar 2014Parallel coastal routes for cyclists and pedestrians, ReykjavikCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
29th Mar 2020Photo #3621129th Mar 2012Road closure in Hotspur Street exempting buses and cyclesRoad environment:
Good practice
road
28th Mar 2020Photo #3616028th Mar 2012Bikes on the menu at this friendly cafe which rents bikes and has WiFi.Destination:
Good practice
destinations
27th Mar 2020Photo #2868027th Mar 2007NCN7 cyclepath running parallel to the A9 through Glen Garry.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
26th Mar 2020Photo #9755226th Mar 2018Rush-hour cyclists heading into Hyde ParkCycleway:
Event
cycleways
25th Mar 2020Photo #6501725th Mar 2015Segregated cycle route on Three Score Road, Norwich.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
24th Mar 2020Photo #9548524th Mar 2015Underneath the elevated railway in ChicagoRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
23rd Mar 2020Photo #10708623rd Mar 2019Segregated cycleway past Buckingham PalaceCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
22nd Mar 2020Photo #8860022nd Mar 2017Heavy-duty (and pointless) barriers on this short cycle route.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
21st Mar 2020Photo #3636621st Mar 2012Variable width cycle lane on Gartcraig Road, Glasgow.Road environment:
Problem
road
20th Mar 2020Photo #11135020th Mar 2015Queensboro Bridge, ManhattanCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
19th Mar 2020Photo #6526019th Mar 2015One cycle and lots of motorbikes at a crossroads in Kathmandu.Road environment:
Misc
road
18th Mar 2020Photo #9962418th Mar 2018Despite conditions, a few people have been cycling along Reading Rd, Wokingham.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
17th Mar 2020Photo #10696117th Mar 2019No Entry except cycles, Market Street, St AndrewsGeneral sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
16th Mar 2020Photo #10679216th Mar 2019Saturday afternoon and used Mobikes cluster around the Grand Arcade entrance.Bike share:
Event
bikeshare
15th Mar 2020Photo #8822515th Mar 2017NCN route 45 on the canal towpath, ChesterCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14th Mar 2020Photo #10680514th Mar 2019No Entry except Cycles, Reform Street, DundeeGeneral sign/notice:
Good practice
signs
13th Mar 2020Photo #5568813th Mar 2010Not a nice place to cycle on Tower Hill - things have changed since then!Road environment:
Problem
road
12th Mar 2020Photo #4807812th Mar 2013Bicycle road crossing a major road, Amstelveen.Dutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
11th Mar 2020Photo #2902111th Mar 2011Great colourful bicycle seen in Hope Street.Bicycle:
Event
bicycles
10th Mar 2020Photo #10675910th Mar 2019Just another new modal filter in Waltham Forest. Welcome to calm Capworth St!Road environment:
Good practice
road
9th Mar 2020Photo #973539th Mar 2018Various types of cycle stands at Saumur stationCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
8th Mar 2020Photo #1066448th Mar 2019Wide shared-use footway through the very low railway underpass.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
7th Mar 2020Photo #1066277th Mar 2019Contraflow link under the Thameslink rail routeCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
6th Mar 2020Photo #745136th Mar 2016The way to get a bike through this ridiculous barrier is to go across the grass.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
5th Mar 2020Photo #878845th Mar 2017"No Entry except buses and taxis" at former Water Bus terminal, part of NCN75.General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
4th Mar 2020Photo #1064864th Mar 2019Incongruous: a small cycle route sign on primary roads with no cycle lanes.Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
3rd Mar 2020Photo #1065583rd Mar 2019People could make Glasgow tidier!Bike share:
Problem
bikeshare
2nd Mar 2020Photo #1063172nd Mar 2019Liverhenge 🤣Destination:
Good practice
destinations
1st Mar 2020Photo #1110411st Mar 2017Cat-on pathCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
29th Feb 2020Photo #1291329th Feb 2008Princess May Recreation Ground, Penzance - various bans but not for cycling.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways

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