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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.

AddAdd a photo and, if it's the best, we may feature it!
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 2,304 items. Ordered by date descending.

Photo of the day on Photo Year taken Caption (by us, not the user) Categorisation
30th Apr 2017Photo #4900730th Apr 2013The Great Kneighton Cyclebahn between the Long Road and Cambridge Station.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
29th Apr 2017Photo #6591529th Apr 2015Cycling on the seafront, MálagaCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
28th Apr 2017Photo #3758728th Apr 2012Priority, or not?Roadworks:
Event
roadworks
27th Apr 2017Photo #2252827th Apr 2010Still never enough cycle parkingOther:
Misc
general
26th Apr 2017Photo #5894026th Apr 2014Watch out for that door!Road environment:
Problem
road
25th Apr 2017Photo #6557725th Apr 2015Pedalos on the Union Canal at CalderDestination:
Good practice
destinations
24th Apr 2017Photo #3279024th Apr 2011Rental bikes in Ouchy, Lausanne, SwitzerlandBicycle:
Infrastructure
bicycles
23rd Apr 2017Photo #8698223rd Apr 2015Cycling-themed street artBicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
22nd Apr 2017Photo #6552122nd Apr 2015Potholes filled with bricksPothole:
Infrastructure
potholes
21st Apr 2017Photo #8006621st Apr 2016Everyday cycling (with a crutch) in central LuccaBicycle:
Event
bicycles
20th Apr 2017Photo #6546020th Apr 2015Cycling on Ryde Pier.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
19th Apr 2017Photo #8310219th Apr 2016Unidirectional Cycle Track crossing side road in TynemouthOther:
Good practice
general
18th Apr 2017Photo #6536818th Apr 2015A bike seat cover urging people to register to vote in May elections in 2015.General sign/notice:
Event
signs
17th Apr 2017Photo #5830817th Apr 2014An electric golf cart towed to the club on a cycle trailer!Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
16th Apr 2017Photo #8066916th Apr 2016Cycleway by the Arno, FirenzeCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
15th Apr 2017Photo #4867215th Apr 2013Long distance riders heading out of Cambridge on the Coton Path.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14th Apr 2017Photo #8689614th Apr 2014A very badly-parked bicycleCycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
13th Apr 2017Photo #4859413th Apr 2013Night ride celebrating the lights on the Cyclebahn by the CGB on 12 April 2013.Other:
Event
general
12th Apr 2017Photo #8062912th Apr 2016Hotel bikes, FirenzeBicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
11th Apr 2017Photo #4720611th Apr 2012Cyclists correctly exempted at a traffic closureGeneral sign/notice:
Good practice
signs
10th Apr 2017Photo #7428710th Apr 2015A farm track connecting Westerhope and Throckley. Big puddles when wet.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
9th Apr 2017Photo #652059th Apr 2015Good to know this is a quiet road.Unsuitable for heavy goods vehicles.General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
8th Apr 2017Photo #799988th Apr 2016Apparently the council thinks this makes a cycle route!Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
7th Apr 2017Photo #490297th Apr 2013Improvements to the riverside route between Houghton and St Ives.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
6th Apr 2017Photo #801756th Apr 2016There's plenty of cycling in the pedestrianised centre of PisaCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
5th Apr 2017Photo #652185th Apr 2015The usual Give Way markings at every entranceway.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
4th Apr 2017Photo #759824th Apr 2016An unpleasant introduction to Nuneaton!Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
3rd Apr 2017Photo #651823rd Apr 2015Customers bring their bikes in and hang them on the wall at the Espresso LibraryDestination:
Good practice
destinations
2nd Apr 2017Photo #812772nd Apr 2016Proper cycle infrastructure is accessible to everyoneDutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
1st Apr 2017Photo #663601st Apr 2014Bikes emerging after a winter in a snow drift in OttawaCycle parking:
Event
cycleparking
31st Mar 2017Photo #8320831st Mar 2016Westlake Cycle Track progressingCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
30th Mar 2017Photo #5957530th Mar 2014Cycle parking at the Icelandair HotelCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
29th Mar 2017Photo #3621329th Mar 2012Road closure in Kelvin Drive exempting cyclesRoad environment:
Good practice
road
28th Mar 2017Photo #8731728th Mar 2015Not the most attractive place to walk or cycling in Tottenham Hale.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
27th Mar 2017Photo #5737727th Mar 2014A tandem where the smaller person sits at the front, enjoying full view.Bicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
26th Mar 2017Photo #4329726th Mar 2011Some large columns obstructing the path across Štvanice, Prague.Other:
Problem
general
25th Mar 2017Photo #6502925th Mar 2015Cars queueing as far as the eye can see - but the cycletrack is empty!Congestion:
Infrastructure
congestion
24th Mar 2017Photo #2524924th Mar 2009Newcastle Quayside. Route 72 at night.Destination:
Infrastructure
destinations
23rd Mar 2017Photo #7583623rd Mar 2016A "shared" path, South Lanarkshire-styleCar storage:
Problem
carstorage
22nd Mar 2017Photo #7602922nd Mar 2016Bikes are banned from the medina of Fes. Donkeys are the main delivery vehicles.Other:
Infrastructure
general
21st Mar 2017Photo #5831421st Mar 2014A well constructed diversion for construction of a new road bridge over the LuneTemporary closure:
Good practice
closure
20th Mar 2017Photo #1310920th Mar 2008Lots and lots of post office bikes.Bicycle:
Misc
bicycles
19th Mar 2017Photo #6509119th Mar 2015Spectacular road markings where the Hudson River Greenway crosses a road.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
18th Mar 2017Photo #6494818th Mar 2015A shiny new kissing gate, extremely difficult to negotiate with a bike.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
17th Mar 2017Photo #6495717th Mar 2015Wanted: London Cycle Lane Designer. No experience of cycling necessary.Car storage:
Problem
carstorage
16th Mar 2017Photo #7601416th Mar 2016Segregated cycle track, Rabat, MoroccoCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
15th Mar 2017Photo #5734415th Mar 2014Installation of a secure cycle compound - looking good!Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
14th Mar 2017Photo #4714014th Mar 2011Interesting bicycle parked at GeographyBicycle:
Misc
bicycles
13th Mar 2017Photo #4814613th Mar 2013Elaborate road closure in Raveley St, Camden.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
12th Mar 2017Photo #7461812th Mar 2016Sign for mystery Cycle RouteRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
11th Mar 2017Photo #7455511th Mar 2016How obvious does it have to be?Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
10th Mar 2017Photo #7464810th Mar 2016The cycling handyman (der radelnde Installateur) in Bremen.Bicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
9th Mar 2017Photo #480579th Mar 2013Using National route 4, Old Shepperton - River Wey crossingOther:
Event
general
8th Mar 2017Photo #760458th Mar 2016Bike shop, MarrakeshBike shop:
Infrastructure
bikeshops
7th Mar 2017Photo #288057th Mar 2011The Pembrokeshire Coastal Path through part of the Castlemartin firing range.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
6th Mar 2017Photo #745166th Mar 2016Lots of cycle parking, but all of the bikes were from our group!Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
5th Mar 2017Photo #744925th Mar 2016Living sculpture, SohoBicycle:
Event
bicycles
4th Mar 2017Photo #645424th Mar 2015Cycle track on Hills Road under construction.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
3rd Mar 2017Photo #479573rd Mar 2013A rickshaw outside the excellent Jaipur Restaurant, Central Milton Keynes.Bicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
2nd Mar 2017Photo #211542nd Mar 2010Two mini-Sheffield stands at the Plough, Coton.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
1st Mar 2017Photo #584701st Mar 2014Hamble Ferry - loading bikes aboard at Warsash. This crossing is part of NCN2.Other:
Infrastructure
general
28th Feb 2017Photo #6452928th Feb 1987London 1987. Oh how things have changed......Bicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
27th Feb 2017Photo #7440227th Feb 2016Bollards that will take a chunk out of your leg.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
26th Feb 2017Photo #5713926th Feb 2014The morning rush on the Riverside Bridge in Cambridge.Dutch-style cycleway:
Infrastructure
dutchcycleways
25th Feb 2017Photo #8683925th Feb 2014Commercial vehicle unloading blocking the inner ring road and the cycle lanesEnforcement:
Problem
enforcement
24th Feb 2017Photo #7439624th Feb 2016Shared foot and cycle bridge at Lagan WeirCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
23rd Feb 2017Photo #2148023rd Feb 2010A dangerous cycle lane, well under a metre wide, in Kennington Road, LambethRoad environment:
Problem
road
22nd Feb 2017Photo #2099222nd Feb 2010A well-used route to Addenbrooke's Hospital - whatever the weather.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
21st Feb 2017Photo #7426721st Feb 2016Cycle tracks on Camden's Tavistock Place well-used even on a Sunday lunchtimeCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
20th Feb 2017Photo #4803520th Feb 2013Cycle parking at Montevideo's modern airport terminalCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
19th Feb 2017Photo #5703419th Feb 2014It's half-term, let's all go shopping!Road environment:
Event
road
18th Feb 2017Photo #6573618th Feb 2015Under the Brunel WayCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
17th Feb 2017Photo #7423117th Feb 2016When passing a stop line, make sure your exit is clear.Congestion:
Problem
congestion
16th Feb 2017Photo #7424916th Feb 2016London cycle route 3 passing under the railway at Waterloo East.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
15th Feb 2017Photo #6573215th Feb 2015It's Not Too Late To Go BackCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
13th Feb 2017Photo #5689313th Feb 2014Most unusual - a Cyclists Remount sign!General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
12th Feb 2017Photo #6445812th Feb 2015Gloomy day on the Woolwich Ferry.Bicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
11th Feb 2017Photo #7420511th Feb 2016Cycling in the media - interview about the new cycle park at Cambridge stationCycle parking:
Event
cycleparking
10th Feb 2017Photo #4793510th Feb 2013Two cyclists crossing the international bridge from Brazil to UruguayRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
9th Feb 2017Photo #646749th Feb 2015Cycle track under closed railway bridge, RotterdamCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
8th Feb 2017Photo #208618th Feb 2010Road closure - KEEP CLEAR for emergency vehicles but not for bikes?Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
7th Feb 2017Photo #646187th Feb 2015A tour group on Den Haag town bikesBicycle:
Event
bicycles
6th Feb 2017Photo #645926th Feb 2015Sign for cycle route diverted by roadworks, AmsterdamRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
5th Feb 2017Photo #645955th Feb 2015Very restrictive barriers at park entry near Kings Cross - very tight for bikes.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
4th Feb 2017Photo #740854th Feb 2016Cottonmill Lane level crossing, St Albans. Just off NCN6 and NCN61.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
3rd Feb 2017Photo #845723rd Feb 2011The Boblingen Way cycle path in GlenrothesCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
2nd Feb 2017Photo #740582nd Feb 2016Windermere Bike Boat which links Brockhole with the west side of the lakeOther:
Good practice
general
1st Feb 2017Photo #740501st Feb 20167pm on the Vauxhall cycle tracks.Dutch-style cycleway:
Event
dutchcycleways
31st Jan 2017Photo #1033631st Jan 2007How many poles do we really need?Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
30th Jan 2017Photo #2808030th Jan 2011Coombe Lane West - traffic not slow enough to avoid setting off the speed sign.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
29th Jan 2017Photo #4757329th Jan 2013Surprisingly, this was simply the cheapest way to build a bridge.Road environment:
Good practice
road
28th Jan 2017Photo #512628th Jan 2004Snow on the cycleway - shows up where the bikes go.Cycleway:
Event
cycleways
27th Jan 2017Photo #5682227th Jan 2014Turning right 'vehicular cyclist' style, or face a maze of toucan crossings.Road environment:
Problem
road
26th Jan 2017Photo #4740326th Jan 2013"Change is moving up a gear" but not extending to this shared-use footway.General sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
25th Jan 2017Photo #6412325th Jan 2015Regularly encroached contraflow painted bike lanes . Not a pleasant place to be.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
24th Jan 2017Photo #4741624th Jan 2013Enjoy Montevideo on Bike cycle rentalBike shop:
Infrastructure
bikeshops
23rd Jan 2017Photo #4736323rd Jan 2013Cycleway gritting having an effectCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
22nd Jan 2017Photo #2869322nd Jan 2011Seven new Sheffield stands replacing "toaster racks".Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
21st Jan 2017Photo #5540621st Jan 2009A cyclist on the Riverside BridgeCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
20th Jan 2017Photo #7388220th Jan 2016Grantchester path by nightOther:
Infrastructure
general

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