The date for the Tour de Yorkshire 2019 is 2 to 5 May 2019. This thrilling now iconic event begins this year in the historic town of Doncaster in South Yorkshire and ends in the West Yorkshire city of Leeds after taking in 8 start and finish locations across the entire route! Well over 1 million spectators visit Yorkshire to see Britain’s top cycling event each year, and this year’s route incorporates some breathtaking Yorkshire locations including the famous spa town Harrogate and the stunning landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales, the beautiful Yorkshire coast and towns such as Bridlington and Scarborough, and historic cities including the industrial hub of Leeds.
Accommodation near the Tour de Yorkshire 2019 Route
Find accommodation close to Stage 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the Tour de Yorkshire 2019 route. Browse B&Bs, cottages, pubs with rooms and hotel accommodation along or close to the route. Be there at the start and book a lovely B&B in the heart of Beverley or a cottage along the Yorkshire coast or choose from a wide range of cottages and B&Bs around Halifax in the beautiful Calderdale area of West Yorkshire.
Stage 1, Beverley to Selby (189km)
The start of Britain’s most famous annual cycling challenge begins in the market town of Beverley with its spectacular central Minster and one of Yorkshire’s most popular racecourses. The town hosts a bustling market around its historic cobbled streets and courtyards, and there’s a wonderful Georgian quarter with character shops. Stage 1 culminates in Selby, home to its famous Grade I listed Abbey.
Stage 2 – Barnsley to Bedale (137km)
Stage 2 on Friday 3rd May starts in the South Yorkshire town of Barnsley and heads north via Harrogate and Ripon to the charming market town of Bedale.
Stage 3 – Bridlington to Scarborough (135km)
Stage 3 on Saturday 4th May starts in Bridlington and takes in the fine sights of the Yorkshire coast including Robin Hood’s Bay, Whitby Abbey and Burndale as the route heads up to Scarborough
Stage 4 – Halifax to Leeds (175km)
The race will leave the Georgian market square of Piece Hall in Halifax on the Tour’s final day – Sunday 5th May. The route then pushes north through some of the West Yorkshire Pennines’ most famous locations including the Bronte village of Haworth and the lovely market town of Skipton. The peleton will then continue north, pushing around the Dales and through stunning locations including Kettlewell, Middleham and Pateley Bridge.
The route then pushes south towards its final destination Leeds via Blubberhouses, Otley and then Leeds.