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Route signs fro NCN route 24 rather swamped by the others.

Cycle parking by St Thomas's church, Salisbury

Road closure on the market place, Salisbury (NCN route 45)

Road closure for cycle racing, Salisbury

Cycle parking on the pedestrianised High Street, Salisbury (NCN route 45)

Riverside walkway, Salisbury

No cycling (in fact no easy access at all) on Water Lane, Salisbury

definitely No Cycling on Water Lane, Salisbury

definitely No Cycling on Water Lane, Salisbury

Cycle and motorbike parking in car park, Salisbury

Covered cycle parking, Salisbury station

Cyclist following NCN route 24 west from Salisbury station through the car park

NCN route 24 from the west reaches Salisbury station through the car park

Cycle access to Salisbury station from the west (NCN route 24) is through the car park exit - not ideal.

refuge and pedestrian entry to Salisbury station

Route sign for NCN route 24, leaving Salisbury to the west

Sign for NCN route 24, and the Town Path shared-use route to the left.

No Entry Except Cycles, off NCN route 24, Salisbury

No Entry Except Cycles ahead (off NCN route 24)

Riverside walkway, Salisbury

Poor cycle parking at Salisbury Museum

Speed ramps and cycle gaps, NCN route 24, Salisbury cathedral close

Cycle parking in the cathedral close, Salisbury

Route sign for NCN route 24, Salisbury

Cycle route signs in Salisbury - not easy to spot.

Riverside walkway and bridge, Salisbury

Riverside walkway, Salisbury

Walkway to the shopping centre - and one of the police on duty here since the Skripal nerve agent attack.

No Cycling - shop are open, but through the arch is one of the no-go zones in place since the Skripal nerve agent attack.

Cycle parking at Salisbury Playhouse

Cycle parking at Salisbury Playhouse

Second branch of Stonehenge Cycles

Stonehenge Cycles (main branch)

There's no mistaking what this is for!

I think this cycle parking on Salisbury station has recently been fenced in - I'm not sure about access arrangements.

Cycle parking on Salisbury station

When Google Streetview tells you a whole lot about the state of cycling in Britain. https://t.co/g0KIWRT76y Google Street View link: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.4274705,-2.183054,3a,75y,346.5h,83.94t/data=!3m9!1e1!3m7!1sqxFqDP_SRY ... [more]

After crossing Salisbury Plain, a cyclist on ncr 254 takes a short detour to see Wilton Windmill before resuming a trip to Bedwyn. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilton_Windmill

Big tractor with very intimidating looking contraption on the front on the road through Laverstock village. Driver is a long way back and their view must surely be quite obscured by that device. This in an area where there are advisory cycl ... [more]

Laverstock village where there are advisory cycle lanes on either side of the road.

Laverstock village where there are advisory cycle lanes on either side of the road.

Laverstock village where there are advisory cycle lanes on either side of the road.

Laverstock village where there are advisory cycle lanes on either side of the road.

Laverstock village where there are advisory cycle lanes on either side of the road.

Laverstock village where there are advisory cycle lanes on either side of the road.

Cycle route between Laverstock village and Salisbury.

Cycle route between Laverstock village and Salisbury.

Cycle route between Laverstock village and Salisbury.

Cycle route between Laverstock village and Salisbury.

Cycle route between Laverstock village and Salisbury.

Cycle route between Laverstock village and Salisbury.

Cycle route between Laverstock village and Salisbury.

Cycle route between Laverstock and northern Salisbury.

Cycle route between Laverstock and northern Salisbury.

Cycle route between Laverstock and northern Salisbury. This is a pedestrian crossing not a toucan.

Cycle route between Laverstock and northern Salisbury. Path to pedestrian crossing is ahead on the left.

Cycle route between Laverstock and northern Salisbury.

Cycle route between Laverstock and northern Salisbury. People don't believe me when I tell them this raised surface is a printed blockwork pattern.

Cycle route between Laverstock and northern Salisbury. People don't believe me when I tell them this raised surface is a printed blockwork pattern.

Bishopdown Road in northern Salisbury.

Bishopdown Road in northern Salisbury.

Bishopdown Road with cycle track on left to Old Sarum.

Bishopdown Road, northern Salisbury.

Bishopdown and Linkway Open Space panel.

Track towards Old Sarum.

Track towards Old Sarum.

Track towards Old Sarum.

Track towards Old Sarum.

Track towards Old Sarum.

Track towards Salisbury from Old Sarum.

Track towards Old Sarum.

Track towards Salisbury from Old Sarum.

Track towards Old Sarum.

Track towards Salisbury from Old Sarum is narrow in some places.

Track towards Old Sarum.

Track towards Old Sarum.

Generous chicane where cycleway meets road.

Cycleway to Laverstock on the left.

De facto passing place on narrow country road, which is on the National Byway.

Busy road crossing near Old Sarum.

Gated access to NCN(45) and National Byway at Old Sarum.

Gated access for NCN(45) and you're asked to dismount on this section for 150 metres.

Entrance to Old Sarum.

Main road into Salisbury from Old Sarum.

This restricted byway starts well here but soon becomes the most overgrown and difficult track that I've experienced that is marked as National Cycle Network.

This restricted byway is the most overgrown and difficult track that I've experienced that is marked as National Cycle Network. I rode mostly in a rut with at times stinging nettles at least as high as my handlebars.

This restricted byway is the most overgrown and difficult track that I've experienced that is marked as National Cycle Network. I rode mostly in a rut with at times stinging nettles at least as high as my handlebars.

This restricted byway is the most overgrown and difficult track that I've experienced that is marked as National Cycle Network. I rode mostly in a rut with at times stinging nettles at least as high as my handlebars.

This restricted byway is the most overgrown and difficult track that I've experienced that is marked as National Cycle Network. I rode mostly in a rut with at times stinging nettles at least as high as my handlebars.

This restricted byway is the most overgrown and difficult track that I've experienced that is marked as National Cycle Network. I rode mostly in a rut with at times stinging nettles at least as high as my handlebars.

View of Old Sarum from just off Portway, NCN(45).

It was a surprise to see this momument to William Pitt on the track near Old Sarum.

This restricted byway is the most overgrown and difficult track that I've experienced that is marked as National Cycle Network. I rode mostly in a rut with at times stinging nettles at least as high as my handlebars.

This restricted byway is the most overgrown and difficult track that I've experienced that is marked as National Cycle Network. I rode mostly in a rut with at times stinging nettles at least as high as my handlebars.

Old Stratford Road on the edge of Salisbury.

The Portway leading to restricted byway that is the most overgrown and difficult track that I've experienced that is marked as National Cycle Network.

Stratford Road on the edge of Salisbury.

Cycleway towards Salisbury.

NCN45 Salisbury

NCN45 Salisbury

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