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Tour de Yorkshire

The date for the Tour de Yorkshire 2017 is Friday 28th April to Sunday 30th April 2017. This thrilling now iconic event begins this year in seaside Bridlington and ends at Fox Valley, Sheffield after a 22km punishing finishing circuit! Well over 1 million spectators visit Yorkshire to see Britain's top cycling event each year, and this year's route incorporates some breathtaking new look West Yorkshire locations including Bradford, home to the new City Park with award-winning high tech water feature and laser lights, and Halifax where one of the most significant Heritage Projects - the restoration of the town's Georgian Piece Hall Square - is due to reopen in 2017. The route this year also pushes past Yorkshire's two World Heritage Sites - Fountains Abbey near Ripon and Saltaire village near Shipley. It's a coast and country feast of spectacular landscapes, heritage sites, market towns and heritage coast.

Stage 1 pushes through the Yorkshire Wolds

Stage 1 pushes through the Yorkshire Wolds

Accommodation near the Tour de Yorkshire 2017 Route

Find accommodation close to Stage 1, 2 and 3 of the Tour de Yorkshire 2017 route. Browse B&Bs, cottages, pubs with rooms and hotel accommodation along or close to the route. Great Yorkshire coast and country places to stay include the North York Moors market town of Pickering (Stage 1), home to Yorkshire's famous moorland steam railway. Discover the hidden gem Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the eastern edge of the Yorkshire Dales and base yourself in Pateley Bridge featuring along Stage 2 of the route, or find great value quality accommodation in riverside Wetherby (Stage 2) famous for its racecourse.

Several coast and country favourite locations which have featured along Tour de Yorkshire route in previous years include the historic seaside spa resort of Scarborough and maritime Whitby on the Yorkshire Coast, the beautiful spa town of Harrogate and the market town of Skipton (Stage 3) on the southern edge of the Yorkshire Dales.

Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire Coast (Stage 1)

Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire Coast (Stage 1)

Stage 1, Bridlington to Scarborough (173km)

The start of Britain’s most famous annual cycling challenge begins in seaside Bridlington just outside the resort's popular spa complex. It then pushes in to the gentle Yorkshire Wolds towards Burton Agnes with its magnificent hall and gardens, then on to the market town of Driffield and 'gateway to the Wolds' Pocklington, a charming destination famed for its beautiful gardens at Burnby Hall.

From Pocklington the route pushes north towards Malton, an award-winning Yorkshire Food Town nicknamed 'Yorkshire's Food Captial'. Foodie fans taking in the cycling this year will want to base themselves here!

The peloton will then push towards the North York Moors National Park passing the market town of Pickering and up through the heart of the National Park to Goathland, home to the 'Hogsmeade Station' of the first Harry Potter film on the North Yorkshire Moors Steam railway line. Goathland was also the fictional Aidensfield in the hit ITV programme Heartbeat.

The Yorkshire coast is in sight as the route pushes on to Whitby, then south to spectacular Robin Hood's Bay on the Dinosaur Coast with its family friendly beaches, old inns and quirky shops. Stage 1 finishes on the coast at the bustling seaside resort of Scarborough.

Pateley Bridge (Stage 2) - Brimham Rocks near Pateley Bridge

Pateley Bridge (Stage 2) - Brimham Rocks near Pateley Bridge

Stage 2 – Tadcaster to Harrogate (122.5km)

Stage 2 goes where the Tour has never gone before and takes in some of Yorkshire's iconic real ale centres. The race begins in 'brewers town' Tadcaster alongside the River Wharf, home to three famous breweries including Samuel Smith's Old Brewery. The starting point is at Tadcaster's newly opened bridge and cyclists then pushes up towards Wetherby famed for its racecourse.

The route continues to push north towards riverside Knaresborough with its castle ruins and onwards to the beautiful Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the market town of Pateley Bridge. The Peloton will then head north east at Lofthouse towards another famous brewing centre - Masham, home to the Black Sheep Brewery and Theakston's Brewery. If your passions are fine real ales, walking and cycling, Masham is your perfect Tour de Yorkshire base.

The race is then into the home straight of Stage 2, moving south towards the cathedral city of Ripon and then south west passing close to the World Heritage Site of Fountains Abbey towards a returning destination along the route - the spa town of Harrogate where Stage 2 culminates.

Bolton Abbey along the Stage 3 Route

Bolton Abbey along the Stage 3 Route

Stage 3 – Bradford to Fox Valley, Sheffield (194.5km)

Discover some West Yorkshire hidden gems along the Stage 3 route which begins at the city of Bradford's brand new City Park, heading north towards Shipley and passing Yorkshire's other breathtaking World Heritage Site - Saltaire village and Salts Mill! It's then onwards via Ilkley towards the Yorkshire Dales, past Bolton Abbey and north to Grassington, one of the most popular walking and touring bases in the Dales.

Newly renovated Georgian Piece Hall, Halifax (Stage 3) - reopens 2017!

Newly renovated Georgian Piece Hall, Halifax (Stage 3) - reopens 2017!

The route then pushes south through a stunning stretch of the Yorkshire Dales towards the market town of Skipton, always a popular base for the event with its high street markets, old inns and famous medieval castle. Bronte Country and the wild Yorkshire Pennines are the next stop as cyclists pass through the town of Keighley, home of the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway. April is a big month for this Yorkshire town as it's not only the Tour de Yorkshire event paying a visit - the world famous locomotive, the Flying Scotsman, is also making an appearance on the steam railway line from 1st to 9th April!

The route then passes through Bronte village Haworth en-route to Huddersfield and Holmfirth (Last of the Summer Wine Country). There's a torturous stretch ahead as the peloton pushes towards its climax and the Yorkshire Peak District. The race will pass through the historic market town of Penistone, a mecca for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. A challenging 22km finish culminates at Fox Valley, Sheffield.

Accommodation in Bridlington

  • Bridlington   (0.4 miles from the centre of Bridlington)
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    Homely and comfortable Bridlington self-catering holiday apartments providing affordable accommodation with sea views. Well-equipped with free on-site parking. Open all year.
     
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  • Bridlington   (0.2 miles from the centre of Bridlington)
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    £48
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    Award-winning open plan apartments & suites in Bridlington overlooking South Bay & the harbour with double fronted 'suntrap' patio. Restaurant/ bar opposite. Sleep 2-8.
     
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  • Bridlington   (0.6 miles from the centre of Bridlington)
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    £160
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    Charming self catering holiday apartment close to the North Beach in Bridlington on the Yorkshire Coast. Pet friendly and private parking facilities. Suitable for wheelchair users
     
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Accommodation in Whitby

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  • Whitby   (0.2 miles from the centre of Whitby)
    Sleeps 6
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    £250
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    Well appointed range of Whitby dog friendly cottages ranging from cosy cottages for 2 to modern family holiday homes sleeping 6. Dogs stay free. Sleep 2-6.
     
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  • Whitby   (0.2 miles from the centre of Whitby)
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    £45
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    Stylish room only guest house in Whitby's old town, superbly set amongst the character cobbled streets just 2 minutes from the nearest beach. Great seasonal deals.
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Accommodation in Scarborough Town Centre

  • Scarborough   (0.2 miles from the centre of Scarborough Town Centre)
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    £115
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    Scarborough seafront self catering holiday flats with magnificent views over North Bay. 10mins from town centre. Parking by permit where available. Sleeps 1-3.
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  • Scarborough   (0.3 miles from the centre of Scarborough Town Centre)
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    Four star guest house in Scarborough with sea view rooms, private parking and fresh, local ingredients used for breakfast. Short walk to the town centre. Families welcome.
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  • Scarborough   (0.9 miles from the centre of Scarborough Town Centre)
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    £275
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    Apartment in Scarborough's popular South Cliff location. Lift access to the second floor with sea views. Family-friendly with free parking. Open all year. No booking fee. Sleeps 6.
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Accommodation in Harrogate & Town Centre

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    B&B 2 people sharing inc vat. Singles available
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    Charming Victorian guest house in Harrogate on a quiet leafy street just opposite the conference centre. High speed WiFi, luxury ensuite rooms, stunning gardens & ample off parking
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  • Harrogate   (0.3 miles from the centre of Harrogate & Town Centre)
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    Beautiful Victorian guest house in Harrogate centre, just 200 yards from the conference centre. Delicious breakfasts & stylish contemporary interior. Ideal for business & leisure.
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  • Harrogate   (0.2 miles from the centre of Harrogate & Town Centre)
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    Well appointed Travelodge hotel in Harrogate close to the train station with double & family ensuite rooms. Public car parking next door. 30 minutes initial free Wi-Fi.
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Accommodation in Masham

  • North Yorkshire   (4.8 miles from the centre of Masham)
    Sleeps 4
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    £279
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    Pet friendly stone cottages on working farm near Ripon ideal for the Yorkshire Dales & Moors. Free WiFi and 'internet shed', bike storage, picnic areas and footpaths. Sleep 1-4.
     
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  • Masham   (0.1 miles from the centre of Masham)
    Sleeps 4
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    Charming 19th Century holiday cottage in Masham with two bedrooms, private garden, period features and conservatory. Short breaks welcome. Private off street parking. Sleeps 4.
     
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  • Masham   (0.1 miles from the centre of Masham)
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Accommodation in Halifax

  • Bradford   (4.2 miles from the centre of Halifax)
    Sleeps 8
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    Stunning Gold Award cottage on the edge of Thornton village, birthplace of the Brontes, 5 miles from Haworth. Free WiFi and courtyard garden. Beautiful rural location. Welcome pack
     
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  • Halifax   (1.2 miles from the centre of Halifax)
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    Serviced self-catering annex in Halifax, West Yorkshire, perfect for business or leisure. The annex enjoys a rural setting close to amenities. WiFi included.
     
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    Two warm traditional stone cottages, set in two acres of woodland garden with superb Pennine views. Country location, with easy access. Wi-Fi internet. Short breaks all year.
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Accommodation in Haworth

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  • Bradford   (4.6 miles from the centre of Haworth)
    Sleeps 8
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    Stunning Gold Award cottage on the edge of Thornton village, birthplace of the Brontes, 5 miles from Haworth. Free WiFi and courtyard garden. Beautiful rural location. Welcome pack
     
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  • Haworth   (1.4 miles from the centre of Haworth)
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Accommodation in Skipton

  • Skipton   (0.9 miles from the centre of Skipton)
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    Newly refurbished Skipton hotel with ensuite double & family guest rooms. Free Car Parking, 30 minutes of initial free Wi-Fi, nearby food outlets. Family friendly. Pets accepted.
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  • Skipton   (0.4 miles from the centre of Skipton)
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  • Embsay   (2.2 miles from the centre of Skipton)
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    Beautiful Yorkshire Bed & Breakfast, close to many walks & cycle rides in Skipton, known for breeding & training sheep dogs. Free parking and WIFI. Locally sourced breakfast.
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Accommodation in Skipton

  • Skipton   (0.9 miles from the centre of Skipton)
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    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 178 reviews
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    Newly refurbished Skipton hotel with ensuite double & family guest rooms. Free Car Parking, 30 minutes of initial free Wi-Fi, nearby food outlets. Family friendly. Pets accepted.
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  • Skipton   (0.4 miles from the centre of Skipton)
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  • Embsay   (2.2 miles from the centre of Skipton)
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Accommodation in Bradford

  • Bradford   (5.0 miles from the centre of Bradford)
    Sleeps 8
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    Stunning Gold Award cottage on the edge of Thornton village, birthplace of the Brontes, 5 miles from Haworth. Free WiFi and courtyard garden. Beautiful rural location. Welcome pack
     
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  • Leeds   (7.4 miles from the centre of Bradford)
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    When you stay at Chevin Country Park Hotel & Spa in Otley, you'll be on a lake and within the vicinity of Golden Acre Park and Kirkstall Abbey. This spa hotel is within the regi...
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  • Oxenhope   (7.1 miles from the centre of Bradford)
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    Luxurious country house hotel situated in Oxenhope, near Haworth in the heart of Bronte country, with an indoor swimming pool and wedding and conference facilities.
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