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Photo listing (infrastructure)

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This listing only shows photos within Aberystwyth.
Go to the national CycleStreets photo listings for photos beyond.

The 10.30 am for Devil's Bridge storms out of Aberystwyth in the charge of No.1213 'Prince of Wales'. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ystwyth_Trail

The legendary Teifi Valley Railway; sadly there were no trains running on this fine July day, but the cycle ride along ncn 82 to Lampeter was delightful.

Unsigned route towards Cardigan that seems known to local cyclists.

Cycle route sign, Llechryd (east of Cardigan)

Dangerous right turn! Beware unseen oncoming traffic from blind bend just ahead.

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Cycle parking at Ynys-hir RSPB reserve

This sign is only for car parking - the historic furnace is actually across the road to the right.

Rejoining the main road north from Aberystwyth

Good but isolated (and thus fairly useless) stretch of shared-use path by the main road north from Aberystwyth

Busy (really) and not very cycle-friendly main road north from Aberystwyth

New cycle bridge, Aberystwyth

New cycle bridge, Aberystwyth

It's cycleable, but was this surface chosen to slow bikes down?

The Ystwyth Trail (NCN 81), the rail-trail heading south from Aberystwyth

End of another brief on-road section approaching Aberystwyth on the Ystwyth Trail (NCN 81)

Strange to find a former BR Aberystwyth station sign by the Ystwyth Trail (NCN 81), the rail-trail approaching Aberystwyth

The Ystwyth Trail (NCN 81), the rail-trail from the Cors Caron nature reserve to Aberystwyth

The Ystwyth Trail (NCN 81) returning to the former railway to reach Aberystwyth.

NCN 81 (the Ystwyth Trail) briefly on a main road

On-road section of NCN 81, the Ystwyth Trail from the Cors Caron nature reserve to Aberystwyth, with the former railway on the right

Well-built link section of NCN 81

The Ystwyth Trail (NCN 81) briefly using a stretch of bridleway

End of rail-trail section of the Ystwyth Trail (NCN 81), from the Cors Caron nature reserve to Aberystwyth

Signs at the former Llanilar station on the Ystwyth Trail (NCN 81), the rail-trail from the Cors Caron nature reserve to Aberystwyth

Cycle route marker at the former Llanilar station on the Ystwyth Trail (NCN 81), the rail-trail from the Cors Caron nature reserve to Aberystwyth

Riverside stretch of the Ystwyth Trail (NCN 81), the rail-trail from the Cors Caron nature reserve to Aberystwyth

Footbridge over the Ystwyth - NOT part of NCN81, the Ystwyth Trail

NCN 81 on the Ystwyth Trail, the rail-trail from the Cors Caron nature reserve to Aberystwyth

NCN81 returning to the former railway (on the right)

Station Road, Trawscoed - NCN 81 returning to the former railway

After a brief section on road, the Ystwyth Trail (NCN 82), from the Cors Caron nature reserve to Aberystwyth, turns left (ie to the right) to go off-road again as NCN81 - but actually it's far easier to stay on the road for a fast downhill ... [more]

Temporary end of rail-trail section of the Ystwyth Trail (NCN 82), from the Cors Caron nature reserve to Aberystwyth

Gates at every farm road crossing on the Ystwyth Trail (NCN 82), the rail-trail from the Cors Caron nature reserve to Aberystwyth

The Ystwyth Trail (NCN 82), the rail-trail from the Cors Caron nature reserve to Aberystwyth

Gate and No Horses sign on the Ystwyth Trail (NCN 82), the rail-trail from the Cors Caron nature reserve to Aberystwyth

The Ystwyth Trail (NCN 82), from the Cors Caron nature reserve to Aberystwyth, takes the grassy path left to rejoin the former railway.

Strange to see a weight restriction (for farm traffic) on the Ystwyth Trail (NCN 82), the rail-trail from the Cors Caron nature reserve to Aberystwyth

Gates on the Ystwyth Trail (NCN 82), the rail-trail from the Cors Caron nature reserve to Aberystwyth

Route signs on the Ystwyth Trail (NCN 82), the rail-trail from the Cors Caron nature reserve to Aberystwyth

Route signs on the Ystwyth Trail (NCN 82), the rail-trail from the Cors Caron nature reserve to Aberystwyth

Cycle parking and pedestrian access to the Cors Caron bog

Unusually ecclesiastical cycle parking by the rail-trail through the Cors Caron nature reserve

Route signs in Tregaron (with Henry Richard, founder of the Peace Union, predecessor of the League of Nations and the UN).

Route signs in Llandewi Brefi (home of 'the only gay in the village')

In Llandewi Brefi (home of 'the only gay in the village') - sign to the wonderful Tyncornel youth hostel

Rejoining NCN route 82

Unsigned, but this is the way from Lampeter east to NCN route 82

One of the many points where we gave up on the hilly roundabout Sustrans route and just opted for the main road along the valley for a while.

Grassy section of NCN route 82

Junction sign on NCN route 82

Sharp turn from the Landysul one-way system to NCN route 82

There's a clear choice - ride on busy main roads, or push up the hills on the National Cycle Network

Nant yr Arian, "The Sentinel".

The loneliest NCN sign in Britain? An isolated Route 82 sign, not on Route 82, but at the end of the stunning (rough) track over to the Claerwen Reservoirs and Rhayader.

Sainsbury's, Lampeter - more or less the only cycle parking in town.

NCN route 82 signs partially obscured by Lampeter town plan.

NCN route 82 entering Lampeter from the west.

The Ystwyth Trail (on the former Aberystwyth-Tregaron railway) at Cors Caron National Nature Reserve.

The Ystwyth Trail (on the former Aberystwyth-Tregaron railway) at Cors Caron National Nature Reserve.

Gate to the Ystwyth Trail (on the former Aberystwyth-Tregaron railway) at Cors Caron National Nature Reserve.

End of Cycle Route at the Devil's Bridge terminus of the Vale of Rheidol narrow-gauge steam railway.

End of Cycle Route at the Devil's Bridge terminus of the Vale of Rheidol narrow-gauge steam railway.

Very precisely angled route signs in Cardigan.

Start of riverside cycle route from Cardigan to Cilgerran

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