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Llandudno shared-use, taken from a bus.

Llandudno shared-use, taken from a bus. This is a bit of a gap in the route, just to the right off camera is a narrow footway around a corner.

Llandudno shared-use near a school, taken from a bus. Route sign to railway station ½ and town centre ¾

Llandudno shared-use near a school, taken from a bus.

Llandudno shared-use near a school, taken from a bus.

Llandudno shared-use near a school, taken from a bus.

Llandudno shared-use near a school, taken from a bus.

Llandudno shared-use near a school, taken from a bus.

Llandudno shared-use near a school, taken from a bus.

Llandudno shared-use near a school, taken from a bus.

Shared-use cycleway alongside Maesdu Road, taken from a bus.

Llandudno shared use. (Taken from a bus.)

Llandudno shared use with sign saying Cyclists Dismount. (Taken from a bus.)

Llandudno shared use. (Taken from a bus.)

Llandudno shared use. (Taken from a bus.)

Llandudno shared use. (Taken from a bus.)

Llandudno shared use. (Taken from a bus.)

Llandudno shared use. (Taken from a bus.)

Llandudno shared use. (Taken from a bus.)

Llandudno's Mostyn Avenue

Road cyclists passing through Deganwy.

Smart building in Colwyn Bay with cycle parking.

Shared use on the edge of Llandudno taken from a bus.

Tram pulled by cable under the road surface.

End of shared use cycle route between the edge of Llandudno and Deganwy.

Shared use cycle route between the edge of Llandudno and Deganwy.

Shared use cycle route between the edge of Llandudno and Deganwy. This is a rare example of a sign with route information.

Llandudno shared use, and a bus stop. In the bus stop is a rather alarming 'advert' warning about obesity. https://twitter.com/cr_uk/status/1143839790208552960?s=21

Cross the road to stay on the NCN5.

Llandudno shared use cycleway.

Cycleway on one side of this railway bridge.

Cross the road to join the cycleway on the opposite footway.

Shared use cycle route between Deganwy and the edge of Llandudno.

Shared use cycle route between Deganwy and the edge of Llandudno.

Shared use cycle route between Deganwy and the edge of Llandudno.

Shared use cycle route between Deganwy and the edge of Llandudno.

Shared use cycle route between Deganwy and the edge of Llandudno.

Shared use cycle route between Deganwy and the edge of Llandudno.

Shared use cycle route between Deganwy and the edge of Llandudno.

Shared use cycle route between Deganwy and the edge of Llandudno. Access point for some golf course works, results in temporary blockage here.

Shared use cycle route between Deganwy and the edge of Llandudno.

Shared use cycle route between Deganwy and the edge of Llandudno. Looks like the golf course has granted some of it's territory to accommodate this deviation around the tree.

Shared use cycle route between Deganwy and the edge of Llandudno.

Shared use cycle route between Deganwy and the edge of Llandudno. Tree priority 😂

Shared use cycle route between Deganwy and the edge of Llandudno.

Shared use cycle route between Deganwy and the edge of Llandudno. No priority at side road, but the road is brought up to footway level and there's a ramp for traffic entering from the main road.

Shared use cycle route between Deganwy and the edge of Llandudno.

Shared use cycle route between Deganwy and the edge of Llandudno.

Shared use cycle route between Deganwy and the edge of Llandudno.

Start of shared use cycle route between Deganwy and the edge of Llandudno.

Ridiculous gate in order to access NCN5 Coastal route

Cycle parking near Betws-y-Coed railway station.

Quiet country road

Quiet relative to the nearby A470, windy country road

Quiet relative to the nearby A470, windy country road. Saw a couple of cycles on here and only one car as we walked from the Silver Fountain pub into Betws-y-Coed.

Quiet relative to the nearby A470, windy country road

Bridge

Track

Track

The Silver Fountain pub. Access on foot / cycle here is difficult because of the very busy road and narrow intermittent footway.

No footway on the A5 here

Track

Track

Track

Intermittent footway on the A5

Intermittent footway on the A5

Intermittent footway on the A5

No footway on the busy A5 between campsite and pub.

The A5

Milestone on the A5

Llandudno Junction

Cycle route to Llandudno Junction station.

Shared-use section of NCN route 5 (wrongly signed as segregated) at Llandudno Junction.

Lowish bridge on NCN route 5 between Conwy and Llandudno Junction station.

Lowish bridge on NCN route 5 between Conwy and Llandudno Junction station.

Cyclists on NCN route 5 have to double back here to reach Llandudno Junction station (pedestrians have a direct stepped route).

Cyclists on NCN route 5 have to double back here to reach Llandudno Junction station (pedestrians have a direct stepped route).

NCN route 5 towards Conwy

Good ramped bridge across the North Wales main line.

NCN route 5 towards Llandudno

NCN route 5 near Llandudno Junction

Cyclists Dismount sign for a slightly narrower section of NCN route 5. They don't really understand about promoting cycling in Conwy.

Cyclists Dismount sign for a slightly narrower section of NCN route 5. They don't really understand about promoting cycling in Conwy.

Cyclists Dismount sign for a slightly narrower section of NCN route 5. They don't really understand about promoting cycling in Conwy.

It's not the end of the route, this is NCN route 5! What it means is Cyclists Rejoin Carriageway.

No Motor Vehicles sign on Conwy Quay (NCN route 5)

Arriving at Conwy on NCN route 5

This is shown on maps as a route into the park.

Potential cycle route into park, Conwy

Interesting cycle stands at the tourist information centre (and Incredible Edibles), Conwy.

Route through the town walls of Conwy

The level route into the walled town of Conwy goes east and then turns 180 degrees.

Route under the railway to Conwy

It looks as if there's access to the school cycle sheds from one direction but not the other.

School fenced off from an ideal access route

This should be used to provide a safe route to school alonsgide the B5106 into Conwy.

This should be opened up to provide a safe route to school alonsgide the B5106 into Conwy.

Sign for the Conwy Valley Cycle Route, Conwy

Cycle stands at Conwy YHA hostel

One cycle rack outside Deganwy co-op sad admission of utility cycling's ambition in this hilly town. But I had immense fun riding up the hill to it.

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