SZ1391 : Southbourne Promenade, near Bournemouth

taken 5 months ago, near to Southbourne, Bournemouth, Great Britain

Southbourne Promenade, near Bournemouth
Southbourne Promenade, near Bournemouth
Southbourne Promenade forms part of a 10-mile promenade along the seafront at Bournemouth. The promenade is on the route of National Cycle Network route 2. However, during the peak summer holiday months of July and August, the promenade is closed to cyclists between 10:00 and 18:00. Between these times, cyclists must use an alternative route.

The cliffs visible in the distance are The Needles, at the western tip of the Isle of Wight.
National Cycle Network Route 2

National Route 2 will link Dover with St. Austell when complete via the south coast of England and is sometimes referred to as the South Coast Cycle Route.
The route is only fully open, at present, and signed between Dover and Brighton, but is still under development between Brighton and St. Austell.

The National Cycle Network

The National Cycle Network is a network of cycle routes. It was created by the charity Sustrans LinkExternal link (Sustainable Transport), aided by a National Lottery grant.

Many routes aim to minimise contact with motor traffic, though 70% of them are on roads. In some cases the NCN uses pedestrian routes, disused railways, minor roads, canal towpaths, or traffic-calmed routes in towns and cities.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 17 August, 2021   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 22 September, 2021
Geographical Context
Coastal  Paths 
Near (from Tags)
Bournemouth  Southbourne  Boscombe 
Beach (from Tags)
National Cycle Network (from Tags)
Route 2 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 1373 9124 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:43.2376N 1:48.4120W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 1371 9124
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Sand Beach  Sandy Beach  NCN  National Cycle Network  NCN2  National Cycle Network Route 2  Seafront  National Cycle Route 2  Seaside Promenade  Promenade  Beachfront 

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