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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 3,805 items. Ordered by date descending.

Photo of the day on Photo Year taken Caption (by us, not the user) Categorisation
12th Jun 2021Photo #9056112th Jun 2017Bikes everywhere!Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
11th Jun 2021Photo #1411611th Jun 2008Hyde Park Corner, evening rush hour.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
10th Jun 2021Photo #13027910th Jun 2020Crossing to Clay Farm over the buswayCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
9th Jun 2021Photo #1303539th Jun 2020Histon Road Recreation Ground has been improved for cycling.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
8th Jun 2021Photo #997368th Jun 2018Cycle route through the National Trust's Levant mineCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
7th Jun 2021Photo #903947th Jun 2017Harbour staff cycle out on to the yacht pontoons at ProprianoOther:
Good practice
general
6th Jun 2021Photo #941416th Jun 2013Cycle track in StevenageCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
5th Jun 2021Photo #818285th Jun 2016Parking-protected cyclewayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
4th Jun 2021Photo #1065904th Jun 2018Cycling in BergenCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
3rd Jun 2021Photo #941753rd Jun 2016Cycling in the Buen Retiro Park, Madrid, is extremely pleasantCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
2nd Jun 2021Photo #1087002nd Jun 2019Art in the woods.Destination:
Infrastructure
destinations
1st Jun 2021Photo #1218751st Jun 2020Strange - absurdly over-specified stands with this side taken out of use.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
31st May 2021Photo #12185331st May 2020New advisory cycle lanes where once again drivers leave cars in the cycle lane .Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
30th May 2021Photo #1713130th May 2009Cycleway in Oxford Road, Manchester, since upgraded.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
29th May 2021Photo #8108729th May 2016Covered shared use footway adjacent to building site.Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
28th May 2021Photo #9978928th May 2018Give Way. Don't ask why. Just do it!General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
27th May 2021Photo #11991327th May 2020If only there was some space for cycling on Queen Margaret Drive.Road environment:
Problem
road
26th May 2021Photo #9014426th May 2017Routes past Portsmouth's international ferry terminal - busy with commutersCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
25th May 2021Photo #8157525th May 2016A large group of cyclists leaving the beach, SoulacBicycle:
Event
bicycles
24th May 2021Photo #1095524th May 2007Bikes parked everywhere at Cambridge Beer FestivalCycle parking:
Event
cycleparking
23rd May 2021Photo #8116923rd May 2016Route markers on the Boucle des Cavalles, MaubuissonRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
22nd May 2021Photo #10850222nd May 2019Roundabout route in Gooding Avenue, LeicesterCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
21st May 2021Photo #9897821st May 2018Southern end of the Holland Walk cyclewayCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
20th May 2021Photo #11595720th May 2020The new foot/cycle bridge over the A14 and A1307, SwaveseyCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
19th May 2021Photo #5886319th May 2014Filtered permeability in Cradley HeathCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
18th May 2021Photo #10838218th May 2019Cycleway, Corfu TownCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
17th May 2021Photo #11589417th May 2020Cycling now permitted on Sankey Street (formally pedestrians only)General sign/notice:
Good practice
signs
16th May 2021Photo #6717216th May 2015Another big junction. But it is a crucial point for crossing the railway.Road environment:
Problem
road
15th May 2021Photo #9938815th May 2018The old A345 has been closed to motor vehicles at WoodhengeCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14th May 2021Photo #9933614th May 2018Bicycle at the National Trust's 1950s Budlake post officeBicycle:
Misc
bicycles
13th May 2021Photo #10808913th May 2019Cycling with an umbrella on the main roundabout in Shköder, Albania.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
12th May 2021Photo #11576812th May 2020Bikes at the new Aldi on Newmarket RoadCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
11th May 2021Photo #8978011th May 2017Leeds Bradford Cycle SuperhighwayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
10th May 2021Photo #9907110th May 2018No Through Road Except Cycles ahead (off NCN route 24)Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
9th May 2021Photo #1081549th May 2019Cargo bike on the bridge from the North Gate of Kotor, MontenegroBicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
8th May 2021Photo #660068th May 2015Scattered cycle stands (and P sign) on Galgate, Barnard CastleCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
7th May 2021Photo #1157047th May 2020Waterloo Place cycle parkingCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
6th May 2021Photo #656926th May 2015A choice of very tight squeezesOther:
Infrastructure
general
5th May 2021Photo #1112515th May 2019Modern foot and cycle bridge, Podgorica, MontenegroCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
4th May 2021Photo #870014th May 2015Burrell's Walk - a very pleasant cycle route to West CambridgeCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
3rd May 2021Photo #899153rd May 2017I don't think anyone will notice this repair...Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
2nd May 2021Photo #869132nd May 2014Cambridgeshire County Officer presenting at Cycle City Leeds conferenceCycleway:
Event
cycleways
1st May 2021Photo #1156651st May 2020Bridge over the River Severn.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
30th Apr 2021Photo #11028630th Apr 2019On- and off-road cyclists in Skopje, Northern MacedoniaCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
29th Apr 2021Photo #3048929th Apr 2011Cambridge Cycling Campaign volunteers clearing the vegetation on route 51Other:
Infrastructure
general
28th Apr 2021Photo #8954928th Apr 2017Caution: ducks on cycle pathObstruction:
Event
obstructions
27th Apr 2021Photo #11553527th Apr 2020Under the A40 Golden Valley in Churchdown.Dutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
26th Apr 2021Photo #9846226th Apr 2018It's not the end of the route, what it means is cyclists rejoin carriageway.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
25th Apr 2021Photo #9747125th Apr 2017No Entry Except Buses - but NCN route 66 leads cyclists through here.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
24th Apr 2021Photo #10760524th Apr 2019Tour group on bikes, at the Roman Hippodrome, IstanbulBicycle:
Infrastructure
bicycles
23rd Apr 2021Photo #8228323rd Apr 2016Saturday traffic on the Bristol and Bath cycle pathCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
22nd Apr 2021Photo #6578822nd Apr 2015Santander's waterfront route continues on a boardwalk across the beach.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
21st Apr 2021Photo #9819821st Apr 2018The finish of Camcycle’s Space for Cycling rally.Destination:
Event
destinations
20th Apr 2021Photo #10773720th Apr 2019Rail trail tunnel on NCN3 between Bideford and Barnstaple.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
19th Apr 2021Photo #9884819th Apr 2018The striking Jarrold Bridge, NorwichCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
18th Apr 2021Photo #10224018th Apr 2017The Chesterfield Canal, part of the Trans Pennine TrailCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
17th Apr 2021Photo #10771117th Apr 2019NCN27 on road section in IlfracombeRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
16th Apr 2021Photo #5826016th Apr 2014Relaxed everyday cycling in a local street in CambridgeRoad environment:
Good practice
road
15th Apr 2021Photo #6530915th Apr 2015Regents Canal bypass - avoiding a tunnelRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
14th Apr 2021Photo #9789914th Apr 2018Bicycle themed cafe, YorkDestination:
Good practice
destinations
13th Apr 2021Photo #10768713th Apr 2019We have reached our destination!Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
12th Apr 2021Photo #10795512th Apr 2019The only other person I saw on a bike in this part of the town.Bicycle:
Infrastructure
bicycles
11th Apr 2021Photo #2242011th Apr 2010North end of the Douglas Promenade Cycle WayGeneral sign/notice:
Problem
signs
10th Apr 2021Photo #8031710th Apr 2016Lots of Sunday cyclists by Lake TrasimenoRoad environment:
Event
road
9th Apr 2021Photo #952249th Apr 2017Cycleways of StevenageCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
8th Apr 2021Photo #891708th Apr 2017Lots of posts obstructing the cycle provision at the motorway junction.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
7th Apr 2021Photo #485317th Apr 2013Bollards at entrance to and exit from shared-use footway along Ardencraig RoadRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
6th Apr 2021Photo #802166th Apr 2016Bike rental, PisaBike shop:
Infrastructure
bikeshops
5th Apr 2021Photo #967245th Apr 2017The more adventurous option on NCN route 4 towards KidwellyCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
4th Apr 2021Photo #372844th Apr 2009This chicane is difficult to use, particularly when you have panniers.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
3rd Apr 2021Photo #966773rd Apr 2017Former coal tramway tunnel on NCN route 4 from Stepaside to SaundersfootCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
2nd Apr 2021Photo #1304122nd Apr 2018Modal filter at the entrance to Middlesbrough station (behind the camera)Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
1st Apr 2021Photo #978281st Apr 2018A 'Cyclists Dismount' sign at a pedestrian crossing? Why not a toucan crossing?General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
31st Mar 2021Photo #6606031st Mar 2014Patchy cycleway parallel to the lake, TorontoCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
30th Mar 2021Photo #5958930th Mar 2014Cycling near Tjörnin (the Tarn), ReykjavikCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
29th Mar 2021Photo #8850729th Mar 2017NCN route 4 (and the Welsh Coast Path) skirting LlanelliCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
28th Mar 2021Photo #5736528th Mar 2014At a junction on Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, with obstructed view.Road environment:
Problem
road
27th Mar 2021Photo #8836127th Mar 2017Direct access to the City Loop cycle route from Lancaster station.General sign/notice:
Good practice
signs
26th Mar 2021Photo #8850426th Mar 2017A nice replacement bridge over River Colne, but a pity about incorrect tactiles.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
25th Mar 2021Photo #7596925th Mar 2016Looking west along Cliddesden Lane cycle path at Cyprus Road, BeggarwoodCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
24th Mar 2021Photo #11408124th Mar 2020Mobike atop an Adshell bus stop.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
23rd Mar 2021Photo #10715923rd Mar 2019The winter has taken its toll on the Garscadden Way.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
22nd Mar 2021Photo #8862022nd Mar 2017Route signs, WrexhamRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
21st Mar 2021Photo #16100521st Mar 2015City bike share in Washington DC.Bike share:
Good practice
bikeshare
20th Mar 2021Photo #11397720th Mar 2020Bike tools at the Paddington Central cycle parkingCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
19th Mar 2021Photo #15654219th Mar 2015Grand Street, ManhattanCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
18th Mar 2021Photo #11384318th Mar 2020Two cycle stands at the Bishop's Palace, St David's.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
17th Mar 2021Photo #11396717th Mar 2020Installing a new link to join into the busway junctionRoadworks:
Misc
roadworks
16th Mar 2021Photo #10689916th Mar 2019Cycleway parallel to the railway, and ramp to the bridge, DundeeCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
15th Mar 2021Photo #8822915th Mar 2017Road closed in one direction except to cyclistsCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14th Mar 2021Photo #4818114th Mar 2013Shared-use stretch of NCN route 2 at DartingtonCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
13th Mar 2021Photo #11395313th Mar 2020A CycleStreets presentation at Institute for Transport Studies, Leeds UniversityCycleway:
Event
cycleways
12th Mar 2021Photo #7461412th Mar 2016A motley collection of cycle parking at Ely CollegeCycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
11th Mar 2021Photo #10677011th Mar 2019Eildon hills from Scotts ViewDestination:
Infrastructure
destinations
10th Mar 2021Photo #3586910th Mar 2012The Fisher of Dreams on the bridge over the River Ouse, near Bishopthorpe.Cycleway:
Misc
cycleways
9th Mar 2021Photo #879689th Mar 2017Lit main route through Cuningar Loop park.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
8th Mar 2021Photo #972618th Mar 2018On the riverside route (EV6), SaumurCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
7th Mar 2021Photo #1066347th Mar 2019Sushi delivery trikes in London.Bicycle:
Infrastructure
bicycles
6th Mar 2021Photo #745196th Mar 2016Modal filtering at McPhater Street outside the Piping Centre.Road environment:
Good practice
road
5th Mar 2021Photo #974645th Mar 2017Shopping by bike in the old city of HanoiBicycle:
Event
bicycles

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