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Cycling in Alton

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@cyclestreets @livingstreets Only #cycle parking at Chawton Park Surgery, #Alton likely to leave your bicycle needing treatment 'after' a visit. No wonder most patients travel by car and NHS overwhelmed by dealing with sedentary-life ... [more]

@cyclestreets @livingstreets #pavementparking on National Cycle Network route 224, Chawton Park Road, Alton, Hampshire: time 09:43, Monday 14th January. Wonder if incidents like this account for woefully low levels of #cycling in #Alto ... [more]

Liss Riverside Railway walk follows the track bed of the old military railway; here, crossing the river Rother.

This eastbound cyclist on the South Downs way is on a ride to Chichester but takes a short breather here, having just ascended from Petersfield along ncr 22. From this vantage point there's a splendid view over the valley towards the Surre ... [more]

Wheel Benders - the only cycle parking at the Taro Centre.

Narrow Advisory Cycle Lane leading to a Dangerous Pinch Point

On Road Advisory Cycle Lane showing how inadequate it is, despite this being the main junction nearest the Horndean Technology College.

Another of those lunatic locations where cyclists are expected to switch to right-hand riding to proceed in a straight line.

sign in Home Farm Location: , Burkham (England, United Kingdom)

Lasham Millennium Map Location: , Lasham (England, United Kingdom)

This was installed over ten years ago with money from developer's contributions. It has always been an inadequate cycle lane, but all I can say now is that I hope there are plans to resurface it. We've been having to cycle on this for far ... [more]

This is a short piece of cycle path along the side of Basingstoke Road which was installed about ten years ago with developer's money when they built at Will Hall Farm. It is of good width and surface but only a few yards long, and connect ... [more]

This is a stretch of off-road cycle path along one side of the busy A339 between the junctions with Whitedown Lane and Medstead Road. There is no provision on the other side of the road. It was installed about ten years ago and has never ... [more]

This is where cyclists are expected to leave the road and continue on an off-road stretch of cycle path which is still under construction (Nov 2014). As can be seen from the photo, the proposed cycle path is just the existing pavement and ... [more]

Shipwrights Way crossing the railway line at Bentley Station Location: , Blacknest (England, United Kingdom)

Shipwrights Way crossing the railway line at Bentley Station, from the platform Location: , Blacknest (England, United Kingdom)

gate where Shipwrights Way leaves Bentley Station for the car park Location: , Blacknest (England, United Kingdom)

Bentley Station from Alice Holt Forest, showing where Shipwrights Way crosses the railway line Location: , Blacknest (England, United Kingdom)

gate to Shipwrights Way from Bentley Station Location: , Blacknest (England, United Kingdom)

"To Alice Holt" sign on the Shipwrights Way at Bentley Station Location: , Blacknest (England, United Kingdom)

30 mph speed limit signs on the approach to Upper Wield Location: , Upper Wield (England, United Kingdom)

30 mph speed limit sign in Upper Wield Location: , Upper Wield (England, United Kingdom)

50 mph speed limit signs for A339 at the junction with Spain Lane Location: , Burkham (England, United Kingdom)

National Speed Limit signs on Spain Lane, near Burkham Location: , Burkham (England, United Kingdom)

30 mph speed limit signs on Station Road approaching Bentworth Location: , Bentworth (England, United Kingdom)

National Speed Limit signs on Station Road outside Bentworth Location: , Bentworth (England, United Kingdom)

entrance gate to St Mary's church yard, Bentworth Location: , Bentworth (England, United Kingdom)

path between Church Street and Village Road, Bentworth Location: , Bentworth (England, United Kingdom)

Permissive bridleway runs south, parallel to the road, between the Drove and Hussey's Lane Location: , Well (England, United Kingdom)

Public Bridleway (the Drove) and Permissive Bridleway sign near Hussey's Lane, between Well and Bentley Location: , Well (England, United Kingdom)

Cafe on the Green / Cafe on the Go at Alice Holt Forest Location: , Blacknest (England, United Kingdom)

Visitors Centre at Alice Holt Forest - toilets on the left Location: , Blacknest (England, United Kingdom)

Horrible pinchpoints along a short section of the A339 make this bad road even worse for cycling. The width of the pinch point is perfect for drivers to attempt to pass unless you 'take the lane' which is something that is unacceptable to a ... [more]

FILE0031 (2) Location: , Bentworth (England, United Kingdom)

looking northwest along Church Street, Bentworth Location: , Bentworth (England, United Kingdom)

Church Street, Bentworth Location: , Bentworth (England, United Kingdom)

Church Street in Bentworth Location: , Bentworth (England, United Kingdom)

St. Mary's Church gate Location: , Bentworth (England, United Kingdom)

Southeast Spain Lane towards Alton Road Location: , Burkham (England, United Kingdom)

National Speed Limit sign leaving Bentworth towards Medstead Location: , Bentworth (England, United Kingdom)

30 mph speed limit on Trinity Hill, Medstead Location: , Medstead (England, United Kingdom)

Gate (Home Farm) Location: , Burkham (England, United Kingdom)

Exit from Home Farm car park onto Spain Lane Location: Spain Lane, Burkham (England, United Kingdom)

other gate in Spain Lane car park of Home Farm Location: , Burkham (England, United Kingdom)

Northwest along Spain Lane Location: Spain Lane, Burkham (England, United Kingdom)

Home Farm entrance Location: Spain Lane, Burkham (England, United Kingdom)

Bentworth village green, with stocks Location: , Bentworth (England, United Kingdom)

The Star Inn, Bentworth Location: , Bentworth (England, United Kingdom)

To Lower Wield Location: , Upper Wield (England, United Kingdom)

To Upper Wield Location: , Upper Wield (England, United Kingdom)

closeup of signs to Upper Wield (left) and Lower Wield (right) Location: , Upper Wield (England, United Kingdom)

Upper Wield to left, Lower Wield to right, Medstead behind Location: , Upper Wield (England, United Kingdom)

NCN23 signs in Medstead, together with Common Hill Location: , Medstead (England, United Kingdom)

NCN23 signs in Medstead Location: , Medstead (England, United Kingdom)

Old Oldiham Road from Golden Pot Location: , Golden Pot (England, United Kingdom)

signpost showing MAFF Conservation Walks sign, map, and Red Tractor Farm notice Location: , Upper Froyle (England, United Kingdom)

East from Golden Pot Location: , Golden Pot (England, United Kingdom)

Froyle Road, Golden Pot junction with main road from east of Old Odiham Road Location: , Golden Pot (England, United Kingdom)

End of Bentley Station Road Public Footpath with stile Location: , Blacknest (England, United Kingdom)

West near Upper Froyle church, Yarnhams to right Location: , Upper Froyle (England, United Kingdom)

East near Upper Froyle church Location: , Upper Froyle (England, United Kingdom)

Upper Froyle sign post near church, Lower Froyle to left, Mill Court and Alton to right Location: , Upper Froyle (England, United Kingdom)

Upper Froyle 30mph ahead and NSL behind - Treloar School in background Location: , Upper Froyle (England, United Kingdom)

MAFF Conservation Walks sign, map, and top of Red Tractor Farm notice Location: , Upper Froyle (England, United Kingdom)

Holy Rood church, Holybourne, and Howards Lane to the right Location: , Holybourne (England, United Kingdom)

30 mph sign, looking north along River Road at southern entrance to Bentley Location: , Isington (England, United Kingdom)

looking west towards Binsted from eastern edge Location: , Wheatley (England, United Kingdom)

National Speed Limit sign at eastern exit from Binsted, also sign for Wheatley and Kingsley Location: , Wheatley (England, United Kingdom)

40 mph sign at eastern exit from Binsted Location: , Wheatley (England, United Kingdom)

30 mph sign on western approach to Binsted Location: , Binsted (England, United Kingdom)

40 mph sign at western approach to Binsted Location: , Binsted (England, United Kingdom)

looking southeast along London Road in Holybourne, showing the Alton Bypass (A31) bridge, the railway bridge beyond it, and the National Speed Limit sign Location: , Neatham (England, United Kingdom)

Church of the Holy Rood, Holybourne, Diocese of Winchester, from southeast Location: , Holybourne (England, United Kingdom)

looking southeast along Church Lane in Holybourne, with Holy Rood church and Howards Lane to right Location: , Holybourne (England, United Kingdom)

River Road and Anstey Bridge in Bentley Location: , Isington (England, United Kingdom)

Looking southeast along Brockham Hill Lane/Church Lane, showing 30 mph signs Location: , Holybourne (England, United Kingdom)

looking northwest along Brockham Hill Lane, showing National Speed Limit and Single Track Road signs Location: , Holybourne (England, United Kingdom)

Traditional traffic calming at the entrance to Petersfield High Street

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