Saints alive! Cyclists hit the trail across Cornwall thanks to National Highways funding
National Highways is continuing its investment to improve the safety of walkers and cyclists in the South West.
As a result of the company’s latest funding investment, cyclists, as this video footage shows, are now blazing a trail across the beautiful Cornish countryside thanks to large-scale investment from National Highways.
Cornwall Council’s Saints Trails initiative has been enabled by National Highways’ Designated Funding programme, providing a network of cycle paths between the coastline and Truro.
And now, as the country marks National Bike Week, National Highways has announced the completion of a newly opened cycling trail, close to three miles long between Perranporth and Goonhavern.
The Saints Trails initiative represents one of the largest ever cycling infrastructure investments in the South West and, together with walkers and horse riders, cyclists are now enjoying the benefits of safer travel across a beautiful part of Cornwall, which includes the former Perranporth to Chacewater railway line.
The company, responsible for England’s motorways and major A roads, pumped £11.3 million from its designated Users and communities fund into the Cornwall Council project, and the company’s funding will also provide a new cycleway between Sevenmilestone and Chiverton, linking up with a European Structural and Investment funded section from St Agnes.
As part of that project, Cornwall Council are also delivering a new trail from West Langarth to Threemilestone, including a new bridge over the A30 at Chiverton.
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