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That is *really* awful! Beats ones in Canterbury hands down, at least you could wheel bike thru them! @Phil_PJA http://t.co/Bq8ag1pAMK

Reculver Fort

New cycle parking in the Parham Road Student Village. Photo taken whilst part of the site is still being constructed, hence the fencing etc.

New cycle parking opposite B&M Home Store.

NCR1 cycle / foot path on the south side of the A2990 Thanet Way.

NCR1 cycle / foot path on the south side of the A2990 Thanet Way. Visibility into Chaucer Business Park is poor at this point.

NCR1 cycle / foot path on the south side of the A2990 Thanet Way. Vegetation encroaches on the cycle path here.

Cycle parking at Estuary View Business Park.

Parts of the NCR1 cycle / foot path on the north side of the A2990 Thanet Way are heavily cracked.

NCR1 cycle / foot path on the north side of the A2990 Thanet Way.

Toucan crossing over the A2990 Thanet Way.

Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) following South Street.

Access control barrier on the Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) at South Street. Also visible is one of the wood carvings created by Sustrans Volunteer Ranger Peter Clements, who looks after the Crab & Winkle Way.

Mills type milepost at the South Street junction on the Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1).

Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1). Access control onto South Street, Mills type milepost (See #60107 for a closer view), and wood carving by Sustrans Volunteer Ranger Peter Clements who looks after the Crab & Winkle Way.

Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1).

Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1).

Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1).

Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1).

Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1). The surface is deteriorating here.

Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1). The surface is deteriorating here.

Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1). The surface is deteriorating here.

Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1). The surface is deteriorating here.

Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1). The surface is deteriorating here.

Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1). Entry to the Winding Pond rest area on the left.

Sign on Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1)

Sign on Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1)

Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1)

Sign on Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1)

Sign on Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1)

Cyclists commuting on the Crab & Winkle Way.

The Crab & Winkle Way entering Clowes Wood.

This section of the Crab & Winkle Way approaching Clowes Wood can get a bit narrow in the summer months.

The Crab & Winkle Way. This corner is blind -- ring your bell.

The Crab & Winle Way.

The Crab & Winkle Way.

The Crab & Winkle Way narrows between the farmyard and Chapel Lane.

The Crab & Winkle Way narrows for a short stretch between the farmyward and Chapel Lane.

The Crab & Winkle Way passing through Amery Court Farm.

The surface of the Crab & Winkle Way at Amery Court Farm is degrading. Contrast with #38819 photographed in December 2005.

Access control barrier on the Crab & Winkle Way. Also visible is some carved artwork by Sustrans Volunteer Ranger Peter Clements who looks after this route.

The Crab & Winkle Way (NCR1) shared cycle / foot path. This section (between Tyler Hill Road and the access control barrier ahead) is a Byway Open to All Traffic, so technically motor vehicles may be found here, but it is very rare in pract ... [more]

NCR1 route signs and public bridleway sign (NCR1 follows the bridleway).

Warning sign about traffic on Tyler Hill Road and courtesy sign asking cyclists to give way to horses & pedestrians.

Sculpture beside the Crab & Winkle Way shared cycle / foot path.

The tree roots here make the path surface uneven.

View towards Canterbury Christ Church Cathedral from the Crab & Winkle Way.

The Crab & Winkle Way shared cycle / foot path around the edge of Duke's Meadow. The route continues to climb folling the line of trees on the horizon.

The Crab & Winkle Way shared cycle / foot path around the edge of Duke's Meadow.

NCR1 route sign

NCR1 route sign

NCR1 route signs.

NCR1 route sign

NCR1 route sign.

Toucan crossing over London Road.

Toddler's Cove playground, adjacent to Canterbury's cycle network.

The Great Stour Way shared cycle / foot path.

The Great Stour Way cycle route.

Great Stour Way cycle route.

The Artichoke pub is a popular destination for cyclists following NCR18 along the Great Stour Way a little to the north.

Swans on the Great Stour Way cycle & pedestrian path.

Wheelgrabber cycle parking adjacent to the entrance of The Oaks Nursery. There is better cycle parking at The Oaks Nursery shown in photo #59508.

Covered cycle parking at The Oaks Nursery.

The cycle parking at Canterbury's new Go Outdoors is too closely spaced.

I always thought that you were allowed to cycle along all of the path beside this stretch of road, the A2990 Old Thanet Way between Herne Bay and Whitstable. Signage is patchy on the sections that you are definitely allowed to cycle on on. ... [more]

Sign says that cyclists should dismount, I always thought you were allowed to cycle along this path between Chestfield and Herne Bay. The path itself is practically derelict, I am not sure it has ever been re-surfaced.

NCR1 Cycle Route crosses busy main road. It is really hard to cross here.

Shared use path from the Long Reach Roundabout to the Tesco Roundabout in Whitstable, Kent. Poor signage means that many cyclists don't realise they are allowed to cycle along the path.

New cycle parking centrally located in Guildhall Street.

New cycle parking centrally located in Guildhall Street.

New cycle parking on the side of B&M Bargains.

New cycle parking outside Canterbury's library, The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge.

Cycle parking at Bridge Health Centre.

New cycle parking next to a new extension to this business premises.

Cycle parking at the western end of Whitstable Harbour.

Cycle parking at Beltinge & Reculver Surgery.

New cycle parking at the back of the Sainsbury's Local store in St. Dunstan's.

The picnic bench next to the Great Stour Way when the route is flooded.

The Great Stour Way cycle path when flooded. To avoid the flooding follow the parallel route via Cotton Road and the Horses & Goats Tunnel.

The Great Stour Way cycle path when flooded. To avoid the flooding follow the parallel route via Cotton Road and the Horses & Goats Tunnel.

New section of cycle path linking the Great Stour Way to Westgate Gardens.

Turn sharp left once inside the fence of Westgate Gardens.

Pass beneath Rheims Way.

New cycle path to Westgate Gardens.

Cycle path from Magnolia Drive to Laurel Way.

Cycle path from Laurel Way to Magnolia Drive.

Cycle parking at Chartham Primary School.

Cycle parking at the side of Whitstable Library. Supersedes #16449.

Canterbury Cycle Centre, formerly Tibbs Cycle Store.

The Bike Warehouse, Herne Bay.

Private cycle parking.

Cycle parking at Augustine House.

Cycle parking near the side of Augustine House. There's more cycle parking located further down this side towards the back of the building and some of that is covered, but it's less visible.

Cycle route signs at the T-junction near the Winding Pond Rest Area on the Crab & Winkle Way.

Shared cycle / pedestrian path towards Sarjeant's Parade, Parham Road.

Cycle parking at Sainsbury's in Whitstable.

An Art Deco bridge on the Crab and Winkle Way.

Time for coffee and cake!

Cycle route sign finally in place.

Cycle route sign finally in place.

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