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Cycling in Port Talbot

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Port Talbot Parkway on platform racks.

Grand

Along the Vale of Neath ncr 46 takes to the towpath of the Neath Canal. Here on this restored section, a southbound cyclist pauses to enjoy the sylvan scene where an aqueduct takes the canal over Rheola Brook.

Turning to Neath off NCN route 4

NCN route 4, Port Talbot

Signs for NCN route 46 and a scenic route into the Brecon Beacons

Signs for NCN route 46 and a scenic route from the Brecon Beacons

No Cycling on the trail to the Pontneddfechan waterfalls.

Cycle parking and public toilet at the start of the trail to the Pontneddfechan waterfalls

Just needs a 'Cyclists Duck' sign for completeness (A4 cycle lane between Port Talbot & Swansea) http://t.co/g3t5IVlZuf [NCN4 is now being moved to a parallel route through Baglan Energy Park]

Signpost including Swansea Bay Cycle Route (coloured routes)

Newly laid connection into Baglan Energy Park from the west.

New cycle route linking Swansea to Jersey Marine and Briton Ferry Bridge. Very nice.

Brand new cycle route! Much much better than Fabian Way.

This is a bridge on the route. The Richard Burton Trail runs over the top of it.

This trail is straight and fairly smooth.

The southern viaduct at Pontrhydyfen

A particularly narrow barrier.

Signpost at Pontrhydyfen

Duffryn Station on the Afan Valley Cycle Route

A view north on the Afan Cycle Route

Barrier: one of a twin set

A view north towards Neath

Portrait Bench of Rob Bryson & Richard Burton on new section of Afan Route

Sign post at Rhyslyn Car Park

Two towpaths by the Neath and Brecon Canal, neither currently in use - what a waste.

Motorcycle barrier blocked to all on the towpath of the Neath and Brecon Canal at Neath Abbey

Motorcycle barrier blocked to all on the towpath of the Neath and Brecon Canal at Neath Abbey

Cycling Prohibited on a short section of the Neath & Brecon Canal towpath - alternative route available.

Towpath link from NCN route 47 to Aberdulais

Barriers on the towpath of the Neath & Brecon Canal

NCN route 47 on the towpath of the Neath & Brecon Canal

Towpath link from NCN route 47 to Aberdulais Falls

NCN route 47 joining the Neath & Brecon Canal towpath

Steep descent on NCN route 47 to the Neath & Brecon Canal

Route continuing over the watershed from NCN route 47

NCN route 47 turns sharp left here and becomes much rougher.

NCN route 47 turns off to the left here, onto a much rougher track.

Bridleway from NCN route 47 down to Resolven

NCN route 47 swings right and climbs past the wind farm

NCN route 47 entering Forestry Enterprise land

Nicely weathered route markers on NCN route 47

NCN route 47 leaving Forestry Enterprise land for the open moors.

Junction and view to wind farm ahead on NCN route 47

Sustrans markers reappear on NCN route 47 as it enters Forestry Enterprise land.

NCN route 47 entering Forestry Enterprise land

Bridleway sign but no Sustrans markings at gate where NCN route 47 passes through private property

NCN route 47 passing through private property on a bridleway - no Sustrans signs allowed

End of the road bringing NCN route 47 up to the ridge facing Aberdulais

NCN 47 follows this bridleway through private land where no Sustrans signs have been allowed.

NCN route 47 climbing up to the ridge facing Aberdulais

Cycle parking (and recycling and wheelchair lift) at Aberdulais Falls visitor centre (National Trust)

Bridleway off NCN route 47

Very steep descent on NCN route 47 link to the Neath & Brecon Canal

Canal Side, Aberdulais - not a through route

Route below A465 Heads of the Valleys road to Aberdulais aqueduct and viaduct

Route below A465 Heads of the Valleys road opposite Aberdulais Falls (National Trust)

Cyclelane along the sea front - watch out for the sand!

Cyclelane along the seafront.

Cycle lane

Route sign

MP278

One of many of this type of gate along this section.

One of many of this type of gate along this section.

Bridge with bends slightly too tight to cycle through

Milepost MP274

A few low bridges along this section. Just keep your head low and there's no need to dismount.

Some of this path is a little bumpy for slick tyres.

One of many gates of this type along this route

Steep downhill from road to canal path

Canal path / lock gate

Good views over the valley

Rubbish photo of gate, but you get the idea.

Gate

Gate

Gate

Canal path

Gate

Gate

NCN47 link to Resolven

Route from Resolven to NCN47

Canal path

Canal Path

Gate leading to canal path (NCN47)

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