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Cycling in Portland

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The Bournemouth-bound Pines Express thunders through Spetisbury. #p89290

Make-shift cycle parking only at Osmington Mills

No Cycling sign on the Dorset coastal path

No Cycling sign on the Dorset coastal path

No Cycling here on National Trust land

Motorbikes at Lulworth, where there's a large busy car park and no facilities for cyclists

Touring cyclists at Lulworth, where there's a large busy car park and no facilities for cyclists

Pedestrianised access to Lulworth Cove

Cycle parking (beyond the monument) on the pedestrianised main street of Dorchester

Cycle stands at Cloud's Hill (National Trust)

No Unauthorised Vehicles on the bridleway past Thomas Hardy's Birthplace

No Cycling on the paths near Thomas Hardy's Birthplace

Anti-cycling gate on the Roman road across Egdon Heath

No cycling on the Roman road across Egdon Heath

No Cycling on this track on Egdon Heath

No Cycling on the Roman road near Thomas Hardy's Birthplace

Bridleway from Thomas Hardy's Birthplace to Puddletown

Cycle parking at the National Trust's Thomas Hardy Birthplace visitor centre

Shared-use path from Blandford to Pimperne (not on CycleStreets)

NCN route 26 just north of Dorchester

No cycling on this path (the Frome Valley Cycle Trail (NCN route 26) makes a huge loop around it to avoid crossing a narrow road bridge).

NCN route 26 crosses the B3147 here on the edge of Dorchester

NCN route 26 crosses the B3147 here on the edge of Dorchester

No Horses on the Frome Valley Cycle Trail (NCN route 26), on the edge of Dorchester

The Frome Valley Cycle Trail (NCN route 26), on the edge of Dorchester

The Frome Valley Cycle Trail (NCN route 26), on the edge of Dorchester, takes quite a detour to the left to avoid crossing a narrow bridge on the road to the right.

The Frome Valley Cycle Trail (NCN route 26), on the edge of Dorchester

NCN route 253 crosses the Stour then immediately crosses back on this modern bridge.

Route sign on NCN route 253 leaving Blandford

Route sign on NCN route 253 arriving at Blandford

Some careful horse-passing on ncr 26 as it crosses the river Frome just south of Maiden Newton.

The Cake House tea room at East Creech Farm Location: , Cocknowle (England, United Kingdom) Convenient for tea, lunch or cake, with great views of the countryside

looking west towards the duck pond, away from East Creech farm Location: , Cocknowle (England, United Kingdom)

Grange Arch in the middle of nowhere! Location: , Purbeck District (England, United Kingdom) The unmade track leading here is a public highway, I think

The Cake House Tea Room at East Creech Farm Location: , Cocknowle (England, United Kingdom)

The A351 on a quiet Monday morning Location: , Purbeck District (England, United Kingdom)

The A351 on a quiet Monday morning Location: , Purbeck District (England, United Kingdom)

View of Corfe Castle from the A351 Location: , Purbeck District (England, United Kingdom)

The A351 at Corfe Castle on a quiet Monday morning Location: , Purbeck District (England, United Kingdom)

Weymouth Harbour Tramway Photo 6 December 2015 [Area liable to flood - does this include the cycle parking?]

Chesil Beach from above Fortuneswell

The end of the road at Portland Bill

No Motor Vehicles towards Nothe fort, Weymouth

What a shame the spare arch of the Weymouth Town Bridge isn't used for a cycleway, rather than for parking white vans - there'd still be room for café tables.

What a shame the spare arch of the Weymouth Town Bridge isn't used for a cycleway, rather than for parking white vans.

No Entry Except Tramway Permit Holders - the Weymouth Quay Tramway has been disused since 1999, so this could be used for a cycleway.

Almost the only cycle parking I saw in Weymouth

Pedestrianisation in Weymouth - no exemption for cycling

Cut-through paths in Weymouth

Cut-through path in Weymouth

Cycle route away from the Weymouth ferry terminal

No Cycling on the promenade, Weymouth - an unnecessarily negative attitude?

Cycle route to the Wymouth ferry terminal - on the road, not the footway.

The Weymouth Quay Tramway has been disused since 1999 but is still making life hard for cyclists - although some locals go on to the raised path to the left, which is private property and not a highway.

Weymouth Esplanade Location: , Weymouth (England, United Kingdom)

Corfe Castle and Swanage Steam Railway Location: , Corfe Castle (England, United Kingdom)

village cross in Corfe, with the Post Office and Ginger Pop (Enid Blyton) shop in the background Location: , Corfe Castle (England, United Kingdom)

Corfe Castle village centre Location: , Corfe Castle (England, United Kingdom)

Moonfleet cottage to Chesil Beach Location: , Weymouth and Portland Borough (England, United Kingdom)

K Location: , Steeple (England, United Kingdom)

new bridge Location: , Bincombe Down (England, United Kingdom)

£0.90 for a single on the ferry '10

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