A Guardian Summary of cycling holidays

Commuting, Day rides, Audax, Incidents, etc.
mercalia
Posts: 14076
Joined: 22 Sep 2013, 10:03pm
Location: london South

A Guardian Summary of cycling holidays

Postby mercalia » 31 Aug 2020, 9:25am

Explore from your armchair

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/cyclingholidays

This one caught my eye

National Cycle Network cuts a quarter of its routes on safety grounds

The National Cycle Network (NCN) will lose almost a quarter of its 16,000 miles of UK-wide cycling and walking routes from Monday, as part of an ongoing plan to improve safety standards. Some of the UK’s favourite long-distance cycle routes, including the Coast to Coast (C2C) from Whitehaven to Tynemouth, will now no longer be part of the official network because it has a fast 4.5-mile on-road stretch over the Hartside Pass in Cumbria.

The move follows a 2018 review by Sustrans, the charity that created the NCN, which found that 42% of the network’s routes were “poor”, with substandard crossings, signage or main road sections,

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2020/jul/19/national-cycle-network-sustrans-cuts-quarter-uk-routes-safety-grounds

Jdsk
Posts: 2497
Joined: 5 Mar 2019, 5:42pm

Re: A Guardian Summary of cycling holidays

Postby Jdsk » 31 Aug 2020, 9:39am

Is that the same reclassification that's discussed here:
https://forum.cyclinguk.org/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=139403&hilit=sustrans
?

Jonathan