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All photos in & around Daventry

Showing items 1 to 65 from total of 65 items. Ordered by photo # descending.

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150945Photo #150945A cycleway along Crick Road by Houlton abruptly stops as it becomes Northamptonshire. Considering the level of HGV traffic and the amount of warehouse worker commuting, a continuous cycle path to Crick/DIRFT would be an excellent alternative.Cycleway:
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147939Photo #147939Lights in the tunnel for safer passageCycleway:
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147938Photo #147938Lights in the tunnel section for safer passageCycleway:
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142364Photo #142364The path is so small and overgrown that it is unusable. This is a busy cycling and pedestrian route which currently isn’t fit for social distancingTrack:
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104845Photo #104845It's possible to cross the A425 here to briefly continue on a cut-off part of the old Staverton RoadRoad environment:
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104844Photo #104844Start of road to the bridge linking the two parts of Staverton Road, DaventryRoad environment:
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104843Photo #104843Bridge linking the two parts of Staverton Road, DaventryCycleway:
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104842Photo #104842Daventry bypass - no provision for cyclingRoad environment:
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104841Photo #104841Bridge linking the two parts of Staverton Road, Daventry - showing the lack of a safe crossing and space for cyclists to dismountCycleway:
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104840Photo #104840Bridge linking the two parts of Staverton Road, Daventry - showing the lack of a safe crossing and space for cyclists to dismountCycleway:
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104839Photo #104839Bridge linking the two parts of Staverton Road, DaventryCycleway:
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104786Photo #104786Route from underpass, DaventryCycleway:
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104785Photo #104785Traffic-calming and path junction on route west from DaventryRoad environment:
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104784Photo #104784Underpass into DaventryCycleway:
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104783Photo #104783Barriers on link to underpass, DaventryObstruction:
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104782Photo #104782Underpass on route west out of DaventryCycleway:
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104781Photo #104781NCN route 50 south from DaventryRoad environment:
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104780Photo #104780Cycle lane and rather exposed right turn on NCN route 50, DaventryRoute sign:
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104779Photo #104779On-road cycle lane and signs, possibly for off-road shared-use, on NCN route 50, Daventry.Cycleway:
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104778Photo #104778Link from Western Avenue, Daventry, to the parallel (and much quieter) GreenwayCycleway:
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104777Photo #104777Link to Western Avenue from the parallel (and very quiet) GreenwayCycleway:
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104776Photo #104776Cycleway west from central DaventryCycleway:
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104774Photo #104774Crossing of Western Avenue, Daventry - there's a longish stretch of alternating one-way road traffic, controlled by lights, in addition to the actual crossing lights.Cycleway:
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104773Photo #104773Cycleway and crossing on Western Avenue, DaventryCycleway:
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104772Photo #104772Segregated cycleway in DaventryCycleway:
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104771Photo #104771Segregated route and crossing out of DaventryCycleway:
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104770Photo #104770Cut-through in DaventryCycleway:
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104769Photo #104769Cut-through in DaventryCycleway:
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104768Photo #104768Cut-through in DaventryCycleway:
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104767Photo #104767No Vehicles on this street in central Daventry - NCN route 50, though you wouldn't know it.General sign/notice:
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104766Photo #104766Underpass on NCN route 50 leaving Daventry northwardsCycleway:
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104765Photo #104765Pedestrianisation in Daventry - NCN route 50, supposedlyCycleway:
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104764Photo #104764Route sign on NCN route 50, DaventryRoute sign:
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104763Photo #104763Road closure, Daventry - no actual provision for cyclingCycleway:
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104762Photo #104762The main shopping street of Daventry, closed to traffic twice a week - I didn't notice any cycle parking anywhere along it.Road environment:
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104761Photo #104761Cycle crossing to continue on on-road cycle lanes into central DaventryCycleway:
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104760Photo #104760Underpass on segregated route out of DaventryCycleway:
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104759Photo #104759Underpass into DaventryCycleway:
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104758Photo #104758Path into DaventryCycleway:
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104757Photo #104757Crossing of paths in DaventryCycleway:
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104756Photo #104756Crossing of paths in DaventryCycleway:
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104755Photo #104755Start of cycle route into Daventry (not much use coming out).Cycleway:
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104754Photo #104754Gates (not locked) on byway crossing Long Buckby Road, east of DaventryObstruction:
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104753Photo #104753Byway off Long Buckby Road, DaventryTrack:
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104752Photo #104752The Grand Union Canal towpath at Long BuckbyCycleway:
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104751Photo #104751The Grand Union Canal towpath at Long BuckbyCycleway:
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104750Photo #104750Access to the Grand Union Canal towpathCycleway:
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104749Photo #104749As usual they were happy to wave cyclists (and pedestrians) through the road 'closure'.General sign/notice:
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104748Photo #104748Long Buckby station - no lift or even a wheeling channel.Obstruction:
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101676Photo #101676Warning of pedestrians - presumably walking along the motorway ahead.General sign/notice:
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72102Photo #72102The Brampton Valley Way (NCN6) runs alongside the Northampton & Lamport Railway. This location marks the end of current railway operation; NCN 6 on the left shares the railway route South towards NorthamptonCycleway:
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72101Photo #72101The undulating nature of Merry Tom Lane, cycleway linking Pitsford Water with The Brampton Valley Way (NCN6)Road environment:
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72100Photo #72100Rest stop at the North portal after riding through Oxenden Tunnel, on the Brampton Valley Way. NCN6. This tunnel is very dark, no lighting provided!Cycleway:
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72099Photo #72099North end of the very dark and spooky Kelmarsh tunnel, part of the Brampton Valley Way NCN6Cycleway:
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33382Photo #33382Canal towpath here looks attractive for gentle leisure cycling in the Northamptonshire countryside but unfortunately soon reverts back to grass beyond the moorings.Track:
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31160Photo #31160NCN50 signsRoute sign:
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31159Photo #31159Unhelpful signage for NCN50 in centre of Crick village.
The route dog-legs across Main Road but is only signed at one of the junctions . Anyone following this will soon find themselves on the A428 to West Haddon, rather than the correct route south.
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30592Photo #30592Green lane with public accessTrack:
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29145Photo #29145National trust bike parking at Canons Ashby - just a pair of wooden poles next to the bins.
The poles have with small metal loops presumably for locking to but none of these users had used them.
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29144Photo #29144Cycle Parking at National Trust property Canons Ashby is discretely hidden behind a thick hedge but at least its close to the tea room.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
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29023Photo #29023Blind junction where route 50 dog-legs across the A5 on a shared use path to Kilsby Road.
Unlike the universally-ignored cyclists dismount on the other side of the road, at this point cyclist really do need to take care.
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29022Photo #29022Chicanes and a dismount sign for the shared use path on the bridge over the M45.
This very short section of shared use path alongside the A5 provides a useful dog-leg link between two quiet lanes on route 50.
As evidenced by the tyre tracks on the right, the effect seems to be encourage cyclists to squeeze between the chicane fence and the trunk road rather than dismount and walk along what is otherwise a generously wide path between the trunk road and the bridge parapet.
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20969Photo #20969A village road.Road environment:
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20968Photo #20968Outside the Red Lion in Thornby, Northants.Road environment:
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11087Photo #11087Correct (level 3) technique to use when overtaking a slow moving queue of Rolls Royces and Bentleys.Road environment:
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