Tour De Yorkshire 2020 Route Announced

Back for its sixth year and taking place from 30th April to 3rd May 2020 – this year’s race will pass through 160 towns villages, 49 of which are new and the race itself is being dubbed their “hardest ever”. It was announced just this morning that this years Tour De Yorkshire routes will be as follows:

Men’s Race

Stage 1 Start Location: Beverley

Hornsea

Bridlington

Sowerby

Flamborough

Bempton

Filey

Scarborough

York Moors National Park

Cloughton

Robin Hood’s Bay

Whitby

Sandsend

Runswick

Saltburn

Stage 1 Finish Location: Redcar

Stage 2 Start Location: Skipton

Broughton Hall

Settle

Horton In Ribblesdale

Yorkshire Dales National Park

Houghton, Riversdale

Wensleydale

Swaledale

Hawes

Gunnerside

Grinton Moor

Patrick Brompton

Stage 2 Finish Location: Leyburn

Stage 3 Start Location: Barnsley

Oxspring

Penistone

Holmfirth

Marsden

Slaithwaite

Ripponden

Sowerby Bridge

Hebden Bridge

Todmorden

Queensbury

Halifax

Brighouse

Stage 3 Finish Location: Huddersfield

Stage 4 Start Location: Halifax

Haworth

Oakworth

Cross Hills

Skipton

Eastby

Yorkshire Dales

Burnsall

Appletreewick

Heathfield

Ramsgill

Leighton

Masham

Laverton

Pateley Bridge

Thruscross

Ilkley

Menston

Otley

Ireland Wood

Stage 4 Finish Location: Leeds

Women’s Race (1st-2nd May)

The women’s race will follow the same route as the men’s.

The event features some new Yorkshire locations, will be a nice surprise for local residents of places such as Huddersfield, Redcar and Skipton – which will make their debuts this year.

Speaking of the event, Christian Prudhomme, Director of the Tour de France at the A.S.O, has said:

“The Tour de Yorkshire is a true success story and it is now one of the best attended and most dramatic races on the cycling calendar.

“We are delighted to be working in partnership with such a great team at Welcome to Yorkshire and I know our eight start and finish locations will put on a real show in 2020.”

Last year’s race generated £60M for Yorkshire’s economy, with 28M people tuning in to watch the race – attracting “Tour De France style” crowds across the region.