By Melissa Barker – Stocksigns Ltd Group Marketing Assistant and Resident Beagle Mum

Let’s face it, we all need road signs to help direct us from A to B.

Guiding you along the way, they keep you on track and make you aware of the dangers ahead. But some signs, they just know how to make your journey so much better. Some weird, others funny, they compel you to stop in your tracks and have a good laugh.

But in true British fashion, there are instances where we come across some utterly bizarre road signs and meanings that put a smile on our faces behind the wheel.

Prepare to be amazed by the collection of sign pictures that I have taken when I am out and about! Signs that I find amusing and baffling around Cornwall, Surrey, and Kent. You will have to let me know if you find any odd signs on your everyday commute. But don’t take your eyes off the road for too long.

Wild animal road signs are used to advise oncoming drivers of the presence of wild animals which could create a potential hazard on your route.

Otters Crossing Sign in Cornwall

Otter crossing spotted in Cornwall!

But sadly, I didn’t spot any otters whilst I was there. Maybe next time.

SLOW - Hedgehogs Sign

Why did the hedgehog cross the road?

To get to the other side obviously!

Ducks Crossing - Melissa And Chewy

All the ducks are swimming in the water according to Lemon Jelly as they once sang about it in the late 90s, apparently, they are not. They are crossing roads, I guess to prove they are no chickens!

Except For Access with a sticker

As cool as it looks, you mustn’t try to pull off motorbike stunts over cars whilst wearing jazzy outfits. Best to leave that to professional stunt performers.

Totally not a stegosaurus sign

I’m pretty sure that the Stegosaurus became extinct 150 million years ago in what is now Utah, so I’m not quite sure how they ended up in present day UK!

Although, upon closer inspection it does seem to be another one of those otter crossing signs – someone has just drawn on it.

Why did the Archaeopteryx catch the worm? Because it was an early bird!

Humps for 10 yards

Throughout Kent, there are hundreds of road signs that have a sticker of a black cat peering around in the corners. The mysterious black cat has been popping up on road signs along major routes and rural lanes. Yet despite the fact that cats appear everywhere and are very common no one seems to know the answers.

Black cats can have various superstitions surrounding them, with some suggesting they bring bad luck, others good luck. Whatever the reason, it’s still fun to spot them.

No high heels on the mountain

Here’s one that we spotted on our annual charity mountain hike in Slovakia this year.

I’m not quite sure who would attempt to climb the highest mountain in Poland in high-heels – but whoever they are they’re not allowed to do it anymore!

My ankles hurt just thinking about it.

Minions Sign
No Way, Yes Way
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Wild Fowl Sign

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