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Concrete bollards preventing vehicular access from Trebartha Road into Trelander.

Route sign for County Hall, Highertown and Newham at the entrance to the Newham trail on Penwethers Lane.

Family history - Boy Scout messenger boys in World War 1, I think.

Cyclists on NCN route 3 can swing left onto the shared-use path here.

Access point for the Newham Trail at the bottom of the track beside County Hall

Route sign indicating ways towards Highertown and other destinations in the Newham Trail.

Route sign

View looking toward the main road from Newham trail.

Sign indicating how to connect with the cycle route over the main road.

Sign indicating motorcycles are prohibited and the hill is steep for 300 yards.

Sign indicating way to County Hall.

Cycle parking at Carnon Downs surgery - covered (good) but just a few insecure wheel benders (not good).

Newly renovated Penwethers Bridge

Keigwin House, Penzance - a very cycle-positive B&B

All the bikes in Penzance station have been tagged for removal.

Shared-use path unavailable on NCN route 3 in Hayle

Pretty pathetic cycle provision at Tesco, Carbis Bay (also 3 similar stands in the distance)

Just another NHS clinic with a car park but no cycle stands.

The finger sign has gone, and it's not shown on the online maps, but there should be a bridleway here.

The finger sign has gone, and it's not shown on the online maps, but there should be a bridleway here.

Cut-through past Trewartha care home, Carbis Bay - not on the online maps.

Cut-through to primary school, Carbis Bay - not on the online maps.

Cut-through to primary school, Carbis Bay - not on the online maps.

Public footpath west from Carbis Bay station - shown as a cycleway on OpenCycleMap. Hmmm.

Another bridleway towards the Bakers Pit Nature Reserve - not on the online maps, and not much use for cyclists.

Bridleway to Bakers Pit Nature Reserve

Bridleway above Penzance

Junction of bridleways above Penzance

Barriers on new link from Helston Business Park

Barriers on new link to Helston Business Park

Start of new link from Helston Business Park

Modal filter - designed for pedestrians rather than cycles - on the edge of Helston

End of Cycle Route sign in a future development

Start of shared-use route around the Falmouth Road roundabout, Helston

Path with steps to the B3297, Helston

Cut-through in the Tremenheere estate, Helston

Cut-through in the Tremenheere estate, Helston

Cut-through in the Tremenheere estate, Helston

Cut-through in the Tremenheere estate, Helston

Cut-through in the Tremenheere estate, Helston

Cut-through in the Tremenheere estate, Helston

Paved footpath through the Tremenheere estate, Helston

Paved footpath through the Tremenheere estate, Helston, with other paths starting to left and right

Paved footpath through the Tremenheere estate, Helston

Junction on 'cycleway' to Forth Gwedhen, Helston

Barriers on 'cycleway' to Forth Gwedhen, Helston

Gate to Tremenheere Avenue and 'cycleway' right to Forth Gwedhen, Helston

End of the 'cycleway' (according to OpenCycleMap) through the Tremenheere estate, Helston

At least there's been some strimming on the 'cycleway' (according to OpenCycleMap) through the Tremenheere estate, Helston

Link from the 'cycleway' (according to OpenCycleMap) through the Tremenheere estate, Helston

Link from the 'cycleway' (according to OpenCycleMap) through the Tremenheere estate, Helston

The 'cycleway' (according to OpenCycleMap) through the Tremenheere estate, Helston

The 'cycleway' (according to OpenCycleMap) through the Tremenheere estate, Helston

Start of the 'cycleway' (according to OpenCycleMap) through the Tremenheere estate, Helston

Puddles on the link from the so-called cycleway through the Tremenheere estate, Helston

To the left, Trenethick Barton (listed Grade I, but no-one knows it's here), to the right the link to the so-called cycleway through the Tremenheere estate, Helston

Start of link to Tremenheere Avenue, Helston

Start of link to the so-called cycleway through the Tremenheere estate, Helston

Cut-through to Seneschall Park, Helston

Barriers on cut-through to Trenethick Park, Helston

Cycleway or shared-use route needed here

Dropped kerb and barriers on the cut-through to Gwealdues Green, Helston

Barriers on Winns Row, Helston

Footpath to Budock Water

Cycleway from Budock Water to Falmouth (and footpath through the field to the left)

Cycleway to Budock Water

Cycleway to Budock Water

Link off the cycle route to Budock Water

Link off the cycle route to Budock Water

Blocked permeability

Cycle route from Budock Water towards Falmouth

Cycle route to Budock Water

Start of cycle route to Budock Water

The short shared-use route starts here

End of shared-use route

Shared-use route supposedly ending at the crossing - but in fact it continues to Church Walk

Falmouth Cycles

Future link to the Gwealdues estate, Helston

Barriers on link from the B3297 to new housing, Helston

End of shared-use route on the former course of the Helston-Falmouth road.

Decent link from new housing to the B3297, Helston

At Roskilly's - the best ice cream in Cornwall

Aldi, Camborne - spaces for Click & Collect, Parents & Children, etc, but no cycle stands - still, it is right in the town centre.

Sign for cyclists on NCN route 3 to turn right at the toucan crossing ahead.

NCN route 3 continues ahead, cyclists turning right to Penzance station are supposed to dismount to cross a car park.

Missing link between the shared-use path (NCN route 3) from Marazion to Penzance and teh dead-end path past the Coastwatch station.

Shared-use path (NCN route 3) from Penzance station towards Marazion.

Start of resurfaced shared-use path (NCN route 3) from Penzance to Marazion

Resurfaced shared-use path (NCN route 3) at the Eastern Green footbridge

A proper route for NCN route 3 has been created through the Long Rock car park

A proper route for NCN route 3 has been created through the Long Rock car park

The shared-use coast path (NCN route 3) from Station Lane car park, Marazion, to Penzance has been resurfaced - at the Long Rock level crossing and car park.

The shared-use coast path (NCN route 3) from Station Lane car park, Marazion, to Penzance has been resurfaced.

The shared-use coast path (NCN route 3) from Station Lane car park, Marazion, to Penzance has been resurfaced.

The shared-use coast path (NCN route 3) from Penzance to Station Lane car park, Marazion, has been resurfaced.

The shared-use coast path (NCN route 3) from Station Lane car park, Marazion, to Penzance has been resurfaced.

A proper route for NCN route 3 has been created through the Station Lane car park

New cycle parking at the start of the shared-use section of NCN route 3 to Marazion.

Shared-use section of NCN route 3 towards Marazion

Footpath towards Marazion - NCN route 3 uses the road and turns left in the middle distance

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