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Crossing from The Old Railway Siding to join NCN route 3 at Hayle harbour

NCN route 3 crossing the A390 in Truro - no traffic lights, so good luck. There's a light-controlled crossing at Sainsbury's, not far to the west.

Route signs at the inadequate crossing of NCN route 3 over the A390

NCN route 3 leaving Truro to the west

Lane towards NCN route 3 west from Camborne

Route signs on NCN route 3 west from Camborne

Route sign and modal filter on NCN route 3 towards Camborne

Turn left here on NCN route 3 westbound from Camborne

Misleading route sign - NCN route 3 towards Camborne turns sharp right and then left here

NCN route 3 past Camborne rugby club - no sign of cycle access or parking

NCN route 3 west from Camborne on an asphalted bridleway

Junction of NCN route 3 and route through Camborne Recreation Ground

NCN route 3 west from Camborne

NCN route 3 west from Camborne

NCN route 3 entering Camborne

Wheelbender parking at a catering caravan, and rudimentary path where there should be a high-quality off-road route for NCN route 3.

Cyclists eastbound on NCN route 3 are supposed to join the former A30 here - but it'd be far better to avoid the roundabout by keeping to the left of the railway viaduct here.

Dropped kerb for cyclists westbound on NCN route 3, and End of Route sign eastbound - cyclists need to cross the road.

NCN route 3 turns left to cross the former A30 here and immediately turns right on the far side to enter Hayle.

Shared-use section of NCN route 3 west from Hayle

Modal filter from NCN route 3 to new housing development, Hayle

Portwall Lane The zebra crossing appears to be part of the cycle route - but normally some kind of parallel crossing is used as it is not legal to ride over a zebra.

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

Shared-use path unavailable on NCN route 3 in Hayle

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

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

Two sets of cycle stands on NCN route 3 in Mevagissey

Sustrans 'milepost' on NCN route 3 entering Mevagissey

Lots of lycra leaving Land's End at 9am on a May Sunday morning.

Start of off-road section of NCN route 3 from Land's End to Sennen

Off-road section of NCN route 3, Sennen

Start of off-road section of NCN route 3 towards Sennen

NCN route 3 east from Land's End.

Start of NCN route 3 from Land's End (the wooden gate has been replaced, not much change since 2016 otherwise - see #81994)

Staggered crossing on NCN route 3 to Bristol Temple Meads station

Crossing on NCN route 3, Bristol

Crossing on NCN route 3, Bristol

Cycleways crossing opposite Bristol Temple Meads station - NCN route 3 turns left down Portwall Lane East (no longer cobbled).

NCN route 3 arriving in Truro - cyclists can use the shared-use footway to cross the A390 just the left.

Route sign on NCN route 3

Start of Grenna Lane, with sign (barely visible) warning of cyclists on the Cornish Coast-to-Coast Trail

Right turn permitted for cyclists on NCN route 3 in Truro

Left turn on NCN route 3 west from Truro

NCN route 3 arriving in Truro

End of the former Newham railway branch section of NCN route 3, Truro

Road crossing on NCN route 3 on the former Newham railway branch, Truro

Road crossing on NCN route 3 on the former Newham railway branch, Truro

Road crossing on NCN route 3 on the former Newham railway branch, Truro

Minor rockfall on NCN route 3

NCN route 3 on the former Newham railway branch, Truro - sign for pedestrians to keep right (I think)

Start of section of NCN route 3 on the former Newham railway branch, Truro

Junction of the King Harry Ferry variant of NCN route 3 from the main route to Falmouth (which bizarrely has vanished from OpenCycleMap).

NCN route 3 on a closed-off section of the old A39 from Carnon Downs towards Truro

Shared-use section of NCN route 3 from Carnon Downs towards Truro

Start of shared-use section of NCN route 3 from Carnon Downs towards Truro

Route signs on NCN route 3, Carnon Downs

Route sign on NCN route 3, Carnon Downs

Route sign on NCN route 3, Carnon Downs

Traffic-calming on NCN route 3 in Carnon Downs

Map of the Cornish Mineral Tramways, including NCN route 3 and the Coast-to-Coast route.

Warning sign at the junction of NCN route 3, the Cornish Coast-to-Coast route and a road.

Warning of cyclists on NCN route 3 ahead

NCN route 3 heading west from Truro - no point using the footway here.

NCN route 3 heading towards Truro - no point using the footway here.

NCN route 3 heading west from Truro - no point using the footway here.

NCN route 3 turning left towards Truro

NCN route 3 heading west from Truro

Slalom with NCN route 3 marker and Road Ahead sign

Gate (easily opened) on NCN route 3 and bridleway to the right.

Slalom and No Motorbikes sign on NCN route 3

Gate and route marker on NCN route 3 at a road crossing

NCN route 3 passing the former Wheal Maid mine

No Motorcycling sign on MTB tracks at the former Wheal Maid mine

Cycle route across the Wheal Maid dam and around the tailings pond

NCN route 3 passing the former Wheal Maid mine

Cyclist on NCN route 3, Cornwall

Exit of NCN26 / Bishop's Park Cycleway onto Durston Road. Access is very good, with just the single bollard in the middle of the gateway, giving well over 1m of space on either side, and no other impediments here. The pathway, once off the … [more]

Gateway where NCN3 exits onto Midddle Drove, just outside of Glastonbury. The gateway is a good width of 1m, and I have never seen it closed. The step on the bottom of the gateway is quite small, less than 2.5cm. Note that the path leading … [more]

Barrier chicane at the northern end of the NCN3 / NCN33 path between Bawdrip and Cossington. The gap between the barriers is 1m, and may be difficult for some types of cycle to navigate.

NCN3 / Stone Down Lane outside Glastonbury. This is an unsurfaced track which is very steep in places and can be muddy in wet conditions, with the additional hazard of loose gravel. It can be bypassed by taking Gypsy Lane and Basketfield … [more]

Bridge over the Bishop's Park Way cycle path / NCN3, with a sculpture suspended from the roof. There is no identity to the sculpture apparent, if anyone can shed light on it please do comment.

NCN route 3 (right) and bridleway to the left for mountain bikers.

Information sign on NCN route 3, Wheal Maid

NCN route 3 on a former mineral tramway

Remains of the mineral tramway on NCN route 3

Mountain bike trails alongside NCN route 3

Mountain biking trails alongside NCN route 3

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