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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.

You can also browse all the photos taken on any particular day.

Showing items 1 to 100 from total of 3,493 items. Ordered by date descending.

Photo of the day on Photo Year taken Caption (by us, not the user) Categorisation
3rd Aug 2020Photo #730573rd Aug 2014The 2014 Tour de France frenzy in Yorkshire.Other:
Event
general
2nd Aug 2020Photo #602442nd Aug 2014Bicycle unlocked, parked by the beach in Varna.Bicycle:
Misc
bicycles
1st Aug 2020Photo #1019911st Aug 2018All-ability cycling event, SalisburyOther:
Event
general
31st Jul 2020Photo #10127731st Jul 2018The hatching on Dyke Road has been removed and a cycleway installed instead.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
30th Jul 2020Photo #8505130th Jul 2016Bikes in the courtyard of the youth hostel, Liège, BelgiumCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
29th Jul 2020Photo #8496729th Jul 2016Motor traffic-free bridge between Maastricht station and the city centreCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
28th Jul 2020Photo #8494228th Jul 2016Jazz and cycling by the Rhein, DüsseldorfCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
27th Jul 2020Photo #10952627th Jul 2019Corduroy 'hazard' tactiles used in place of 'cycleway' tactiles on Castle Way.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
26th Jul 2020Photo #7275826th Jul 2014Three types of cycle parking on the platform at Bolton station.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
25th Jul 2020Photo #8470525th Jul 2016Bikes at the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, and No Entry Except Bikes sign.General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
24th Jul 2020Photo #10164824th Jul 2018I'm not sure who is welcome to Summerford Park.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
23rd Jul 2020Photo #8454223rd Jul 2016Cycle tour group near Berlin's Museum IslandOther:
Event
general
22nd Jul 2020Photo #9269822nd Jul 2016Cycling through the park in AmsterdamCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
21st Jul 2020Photo #10088121st Jul 2018Manchester Oxford Road segregated cyclewayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
20th Jul 2020Photo #14466620th Jul 2019Constructing @RomseyParklet - to bring people into Mill Road during Summer '19Road environment:
Good practice
road
19th Jul 2020Photo #8410419th Jul 2016Pizza delivery bikes, ErfurtBicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
18th Jul 2020Photo #8344518th Jul 2016Cycle track and temporary route signs, Vancouver BCGeneral sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
17th Jul 2020Photo #8390217th Jul 2016Segregated contraflow cycle lane, BambergCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
16th Jul 2020Photo #10923716th Jul 2019This cargo bike is used by staff at the David Parr House visitor centre.Other:
Infrastructure
general
15th Jul 2020Photo #8340215th Jul 2016Closed and temporary cycle lanes, FrankfurtRoadworks:
Event
roadworks
14th Jul 2020Photo #10923114th Jul 2019New footbridge over the river and railway, alongside the Ely Southern Bypass.Track:
Infrastructure
track
13th Jul 2020Photo #10965913th Jul 2019Mountain bikes and new bigger route signs, Les Ruinettes, above VerbierRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
12th Jul 2020Photo #10090212th Jul 2018The Roman road west from Bridlington - very little motor trafficGeneral sign/notice:
Good practice
signs
11th Jul 2020Photo #8266711th Jul 2016Bikes at the Sidewalk Market, Venice BeachCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
10th Jul 2020Photo #10062710th Jul 2018Cycle parking for these businesses under the railway arches, Leeds.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
9th Jul 2020Photo #977259th Jul 2017Bikes parked in the sun on Bognor Regis promenade. This is part of NCN2.Cycle parking:
Misc
cycleparking
8th Jul 2020Photo #913118th Jul 2017It always surprises me what some folk will mark as suitable for cycling on OSM.Obstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
7th Jul 2020Photo #1091167th Jul 2019Cycle parking at the entrance to the Scottish Maritime Museum in Irvine.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
6th Jul 2020Photo #597766th Jul 2014A lone cycle parking stand next to the postbox.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
5th Jul 2020Photo #671595th Jul 2015The Torque Bikes bike shop stayed open into the night, for the Dunwich Dynamo.Bike shop:
Event
bikeshops
4th Jul 2020Photo #1090994th Jul 2019Green End Road opening ceremonial rideDutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
3rd Jul 2020Photo #1011663rd Jul 2018The very nice River Spree cycleway (Spree-Radweg).Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
2nd Jul 2020Photo #910902nd Jul 2017What starts off like a permission to cycle ends up more like an ultimatum!General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
1st Jul 2020Photo #913501st Jul 2017Start of traffic-free route from the Trümmelbach Falls to Lauterbrünnen.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
30th Jun 2020Photo #10021030th Jun 2018Road closed except to cyclists and pedestrians in central ThetfordCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
29th Jun 2020Photo #9103029th Jun 2017Bike-sharing station, LuzernCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
28th Jun 2020Photo #10921228th Jun 2019Obstructions on what could be a useful link from new housing development.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
27th Jun 2020Photo #2377927th Jun 2010Cambridge 50 bike ride organised by the Veteran and the Moulton bicycle clubs.Road environment:
Event
road
26th Jun 2020Photo #10003526th Jun 2018Cambridge Rules 1848 Sculpture, Parker's Piece.Destination:
Misc
destinations
25th Jun 2020Photo #10026725th Jun 2018Permeability for pedestrians only in Netherton Road.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
24th Jun 2020Photo #9997424th Jun 2018Dangerously overgrown bush on shared footway on the A5, Hinckley.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
23rd Jun 2020Photo #3149223rd Jun 2011Random use of priority signs in housing estate.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
22nd Jun 2020Photo #10960522nd Jun 2019Thames towpath on a sunny day.Track:
Good practice
track
21st Jun 2020Photo #2367521st Jun 2010This bypass was built without provision for cycling to Swavesey Village College.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
20th Jun 2020Photo #6698320th Jun 2015Hunte cycleway, Hudermoor (Lower Saxony, Germany)Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
19th Jun 2020Photo #9981019th Jun 2018Road closure (except cycles), Old FordCycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
18th Jun 2020Photo #5941118th Jun 2014Rural bus stop near Oldenburg, with well used bike parking.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
17th Jun 2020Photo #9096517th Jun 2017It must be the weather that puts people off cycling in Glasgow, or the hills...Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
16th Jun 2020Photo #6679516th Jun 2015Bikes at Cambridge Cycling Campaign's 20th birthday picnicBicycle:
Event
bicycles
15th Jun 2020Photo #10875215th Jun 2019Sign at start of NCN 3 - 'The National Cycle Network starts and finishes here!'General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
14th Jun 2020Photo #2326014th Jun 2010Bicycle powered Scalextric track during a bike fair.Bicycle:
Event
bicycles
13th Jun 2020Photo #11077013th Jun 2019New cycle provision on Hills Road, CambridgeDutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
12th Jun 2020Photo #1733312th Jun 2009A little sunshine makes the world a brighter place. Kings Parade, Cambridge.Destination:
Misc
destinations
11th Jun 2020Photo #6665011th Jun 2015Cycle-themed décor at Baroosh, Cambridge.Other:
Misc
general
10th Jun 2020Photo #8195910th Jun 2016Upper Ground on the South Bank, LondonRoad environment:
Good practice
road
9th Jun 2020Photo #904719th Jun 2017CS3 CycleSuperhighway through Hyde ParkDutch-style cycleway:
Infrastructure
dutchcycleways
8th Jun 2020Photo #1087218th Jun 2019Markings on the former runway at Berlin Tempelhof airportCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
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

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