Today is Tour day - where to watch the world class action
04 Sep 2017 ARCHIVED (over 3 months old) - view latest news
Today ( Monday 4th September) is the day that
Northumberland will come alive with the sights and sounds of the Ovo Energy Tour of Britain - the UK’s premier cycling race - and there is plenty of opportunity to catch a piece of the action.
Thousands of spectators are expected to line the route to cheer on the world class cyclists, including UK favourite Mark Cavendish as they speed through 28 communities and cover over 200 kms in Stage 2 of the race.
The race is due in the following communities at the times below. Please note these are approximate race
arrival times. Fixed and rolling road closures will be in place so please arrive in plenty of time to your chosen viewing point.
Kielder Water & Forest Park at 10.15am
Widdrington Station 2:20
Blyth around 3.30 pm.
For full route details, race timings, community activities and information on road closures and parking restrictions log on to www.nlandtob.com