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NCN route 3 opposite Bristol Temple Meads station

Modal filter by the former Bristol General hospital

Pedestrians Only - it really is better for cyclists to stay away from the railway tracks (and the crowds of pedestrians).

Bike pump by the M Shed, on the Festival Way and NCN route 33, Bristol

Choices for cyclists!

delivery bike, Bristol

Brunel on a bike! and a folder too.

Segregated section of NCN route 3 along Clarence Road, Bristol

Steps and pedestrian crossing at the Langton Street Bridge, Bristol

Stepped access only to the Langton Street Bridge, Bristol

Shared-use footway east from the Langton Street Bridge, Bristol

The Filwood Greenway crossing York Road (the A370), Bristol

Narrow section of the Filwood Greenway, Bristol

Narrow section of the Filwood Greenway, Bristol

Route sign at the junction of the Filwood Greenway and NCN route 3, Bristol

Crossing on the Filwood Greenway and NCN route 3, Bristol

Route sign on the Filwood Greenway and NCN route 3, Bristol

Crossing on the Filwood Greenway and NCN route 3, Bristol

Modal filter at the former Bristol General hospital

Two metres is the length of a tandem. Good to know.

Dropped kerb needed for access to Bathurst Parade

Route sign for NCN route 3 (not according to OpenCycleMap), Bristol

Dog's-leg step-free route from Gaol Ferry Bridge and flimsy-looking cycle stands.

The Cyclists Dismount and One Way signs seems to have appeared during the Covid-19 lockdowns - previously cyclists in both direction were on one side and pedestrians on the other.

Gaol Ferry Bridge, Bristol, and End of Cycleway sign - in fact cyclists can continue to the crossing and the city centre.

Cycleway east from the Chocolate Path, Bristol

Start of the Chocolate Path - currently closed for repairs

Lots of cycle parking at the Spike Island arts centre

Cycleway along Coronation Road, Bristol (the A370)

Contraflow AND shared-use signs across the road - but to get there from the Vauxhall Bridge you have to divert via the Toucan crossing.

Route signs at the Vauxhall Bridge (not a cycleway), Bristol

The Chocolate Path (NCN33 and the Festival Way) - closed pending repairs.

They have a couple of stone-flagged footbridges in Bristol - they must be very heavy!

The Chocolate Path (NCN route 33 and the Festival Way) and half of Cumberland Road closed for roadworks.

Vauxhall Bridge (not a cycleway), Bristol

Comprehensively blocked bus and cycle lane. The truck did move fairly soon.

Cycle link from Gas Ferry Road to Hanover Place

More cycle parking needed at the SS Great Britain!

Easy ramped access to the Cross-harbour Ferry, Bristol

Pedestrian route from the SS Great Britain to the M Shed, Bristol

Pedestrian route to the SS Great Britain, Bristol

Signed as a pedestrian route only to the Bristol harbour ferry

NCN route 33 and the Festival Way keep to the left here to avoid the dangerous angled crossing of the rail lines.

Route signs on the Festival Way and NCN route 33, Bristol

Right turn on the Festival Way and NCN route 33 to pass the M Shed, Bristol

Shared-use space on Merchant's Quay, Bristol

NCN route 33 on the Prince Street Bridge at the M Shed, Bristol - space mostly reallocated to pedestrians and cyclists

NCN route 33 towards the Prince Street Bridge and the M Shed, Bristol - space mostly reallocated to pedestrians and cyclists

Crossing and cycle lights on NCN route 33, Bristol

Pero's Bridge, Bristol

Crossing to Pero's Bridge, Bristol

Discrete sign to NCN route 33, Bristol

Pop-up road closure in Bristol

Cycle parking at the Bristol Old Vic theatre

NCN route 3, Bristol

NCN route 3, Bristol

Segregated section of NCN route 3 on the Redcliffe Bascule Bridge, Bristol

Route signs and modal filters on NCN route 3, Bristol

Crossing (no lights!) to NCN route 3, Bristol

The Filwood Greenway passing St Mary Redcliffe church

Junction of cycle routes - one crosses Redcliff Hill, the other keeps to the right.

Underpass under the A38 (Redcliffe Hill), Bristol

Staggered pedestrian crossing to St Mary Redcliffe church - needs improving for cycling

Why is there just a pedestrian crossing on NCN route 3 west from Bristol Temple Meads station?

NCN route 3 leading west from Bristol Temple Meads station, alongside what is presumably a Covid-19 pop-up closure

Road closure on NCN route 3 leading west from Bristol Temple Meads station

NCN route 3 leading west from Bristol Temple Meads station

NCN route 3 leading east to Bristol Temple Meads station

NCN route 3 leading east to Bristol Temple Meads station

NCN route 3 leading west from Bristol Temple Meads station

Bristol Cycle Shack

The cycle route from the Showcase Cinemas towards Brislington crosses the car park road here.

Cycleway under the A4320, Bristol

Shared-use path from the Showcase Cinemas towards Brislington

Contraflow cycle lane past the Showcase Cinemas, Bristol

Covered cycle parking at the Showcase Cinemas, Bristol

Shared-use route to cinema and retail park, Bristol

Cycleway under railway bridge, Bristol

Start of cycleway under a railway bridge, Bristol

The cycle route to the Feeder Canal bridge crosses the road here.

The cycle route from the Feeder Canal bridge crosses here and heads down the road diagonally ahead.

Shared-use footway from the Feeder Canal bridge, Bristol

The Feeder Canal bridge, Bristol

The Feeder Canal bridge, Bristol

Modal filter at a railway bridge on the Wesley Way, Bristol

Link to the Feeder Canal bridge, Bristol

Route sign on the Wesley Way, Bristol

Shared-use path by the Floating Harbour, Bristol - but if cyclists want to cross, they're best off going to the bridge just to the right.

Four-stage crossing of Temple Way towards Bristol Temple Meads station

New cycleway to NCN route 3 and Bristol Temple Meads station

New link right to NCN route 3 in Bristol

Starr of new cycleway to NCN route 3 and Bristol Temple Meads station

Lane for cyclists to cross Victoria St, Bristol and turn right (roadworks permitting)

New island and contraflow lane, Bristol

Cycle parking and cut-through in Bristol

Three-stage crossing of Victoria St, near Bristol Temple Meads station

Four-stage crossing of Temple Gate, near Bristol Temple Meads station

Cycleway avoiding junction conflicts, Bristol

Route sign and segregated crossing, Bristol

Route sign and start of off-road link, Bristol

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