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Link from the virtually traffic-free road from Midsomer Norton to Westfield.

The top of the virtually traffic-free road from Midsomer Norton to Westfield.

Barriers to the virtually traffic-free road from Midsomer Norton to Westfield - a chap in a mobility vehicle had no trouble going around to the right.

Link from the virtually traffic-free road from Midsomer Norton to Westfield.

The virtually traffic-free road from Midsomer Norton to Westfield.

Link from the virtually traffic-free road from Midsomer Norton to Westfield.

Link from the virtually traffic-free road from Midsomer Norton to Westfield.

Route signs on the virtually traffic-free road from Midsomer Norton to Westfield.

Route signs on the virtually traffic-free road from Midsomer Norton to Westfield.

Route sign from central Midsomer Norton to the Five Arches Greenway.

Arrow to the Five Arches Greenway from the High St, Midsomer Norton.

The Norton-Radstock Greenway crossing Station Road, Midsomer Norton.

Link to the Norton-Radstock Greenway from Station Road, Midsomer Norton.

Link from the Norton-Radstock Greenway to Station Road, Midsomer Norton.

The Norton-Radstock Greenway continuing west from Station Road, Midsomer Norton.

Bridge over Station Road, Midsomer Norton, on the Norton-Radstock Greenway.

Link from the Norton-Radstock Greenway

The Norton-Radstock Greenway passing beneath the former Somerset & Dorest Railway.

Give Way sign on the Norton-Radstock Greenway by a car park access.

Old coal waggon on the Norton-Radstock Greenway

No sign at the junction of NCN routes 24 and 244

Route sign by the road at the junction of NCN routes 24 and 244, but there's nothing visible on NCN 24 as you approach the junction from Radstock.

NCN route 24 turns left here onto Tucking Mill Lane.

Route arrow quite a way before the left turn.

Cyclists Dismount and swing right on this short steep stretch of NCN route 24 in Monkton Combe School.

Cyclists Dismount on this short steep stretch of NCN route 24 in Monkton Combe School.

Turn right here on NCN route 24 to pass through Monkton Combe School.

NCN route 24 passing under the A36.

Route signs on NCN route 24

This gate on NCN route 24 currently closes at 9pm.

NCN route 24 running down to a car park.

NCN marker at the start of NCN route 24.

NCN route 4 crossing the Dundas Aqueduct.

Pinch-point on NCN route 4.

NCN route 4 turns right here to cross the canal.

Bikes waiting on this swing bridge to cross to NCN route 4.

The sealed surface of the towpath (NCN route 4) changes to gravel here.

Cycle stands and route signs on NCN route 4 at Bathampton.

Quite a few of the boat-owners along NCN route 4 seem to use cycle trailers.

Historic building by NCN route 4, Bath

Start of canalside stretch of NCN route 4 northeast from Bath.

Riverside route under the railway, Bath

Start of the Kennet and Avon towpath, Bath

Toucan crossing in Widcombe, Bath.

Shared-use switching to on-road cycling in one direction.

Shared-use footway in Widcombe, Bath.

Ramp, toucan crossing and footbridge to Bath Spa station.

Wheel your bike across the footbridge south from Bath Spa station.

Right-turn lane for cyclists to the Riverside Parade, Bath (closed for construction).

Diversion in Green Park, Bath, due to construction on the riverside route.

Stepped access only to the riverside route here in Bath.

The new ‘Destructor Bridge’ in Bath, no through road except for cycles. It replaces a bridge that linked a recycling centre to the 'Destructor' incinerator across the river.

Riverside route in Bath (NCN route 4) and link to the Destructor bridge.

Link to Victoria Bridge, Bath

Trek bikeshop in new development on the Lower Bristol Road, Bath

Cycle parking and shared-use footway in new development on the Lower Bristol Road, Bath

Start of shared-use path in new development on the Lower Bristol Road, Bath

The end of the Bath Linear Park (former railway, leading to NCN 244, the Two Tunnels route).

The end of the Bath Linear Park (former railway, leading to NCN 244, the Two Tunnels route).

One-way bridge (it doesn't matter to cyclists, the Linear Park and NCN 244 are immediately to the right/west).

Crossing of NCN 244 at Inverness Road, Bath

The Bath Linear Park at Inverness Road - turn left to stay on NCN route 244

Crossing of NCN route 244 at Ringwood Road, Bath

Link to and bridge over Dartmouth Avenue, Bath, on NCN route 244.

Link to and bridge under Bridge Road, Bath, on NCN route 244.

Link to and bridge over Monksdale Road, Bath, on NCN route 244

Link from NCN route 244 to the Odd Down sports ground and cycle circuit (actually over the tunnel and behind the camera).

Electrician's van at Combe Down tunnel on the Colliers Way (NCN 244) - signs warn of reduced lighting in the first half of the (mile-long) tunnel, but light and sound effects were as normal in the second half.

Cycle stands at Tucking Mill viaduct on NCN route 244

They really don't want bikes on these steps off NCN route 244.

The Colliers Way (NCN 24) leaving the pub car park at Midford station.

Barrier and cycle stands at Midford viaduct on NCn route 24

There are two gates on this section of the Colliers Way (NCN route 24), and a link left to the road.

Midford viaduct on the Colliers Way (NCN route 24).

There are two gates on this section of the Colliers Way (NCN route 24).

The sealed surface of the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) changes to gravel here.

The Colliers Way (NCN route 24) is diverted here as a riding stables has taken over the former railway route.

The Colliers Way (NCN route 24) rejoining the former railway line to Bath.

The Colliers Way (NCN route 24) can't use the former railway line from here to Wellow because a horse-riding centre has taken it over.

The Colliers Way (NCN route 24) can't use the former railway line from Wellow to here because a horse-riding centre has taken it over - this is the current link from the road to the railway route.

Cyclists and walkers on the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) have to turn 90 degrees left off the road here to reach the former railway line - but the sign is totally hidden.

Wellow viaduct - the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) should pass over this but currently doesn't.

Route signs on the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) in Wellow.

Bridleway off the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) at Wellow.

Route signs on the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) northeast of Radstock.

Byway off the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) northeast of Radstock.

Lovely almost traffic-free lanes on the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) northeast of Radstock.

Route signs on the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) northeast of Radstock.

Route signs on the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) northeast of Radstock.

There are some steep little hills on the on-road part of the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) northeast of Radstock - worse going towards Bath.

No Through Road except cycles on the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) northeast of Radstock.

Route signs on the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) northeast of Radstock.

Fork right for the former railway section of the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) towards Radstock.

End of the former railway section of the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) northeast of Radstock.

New retaining wall on the former railway section of the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) northeast of Radstock.

The former railway section of the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) in Radstock.

Link from the former railway section of the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) in Radstock.

Greenery encroaching on the former railway section of the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) in Radstock.

End of the former railway section of the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) in Radstock.

Map of the Colliers Way (NCN route 24) in Radstock.

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