Details of Stage 7 of the Tour of Britain cycle race, West Bay to Ferndown, have been announced.
On Saturday the 10th September, after a sprint stage in Dorchester (expected at 12:11), the cyclists will take the A352 through Broadmayne heading for Winfrith Newburgh and a hill climb stage near Durdle Door (expected at 12:41)
We haven’t yet been notified of the road closures involved but it is likely that closure of the A352 will be brief whilst the cyclists pass through, sometime around 12:15.
What is the Tour of Britain?
The Tour of Britain is the UK’s most prestigious and longest-running international cycle race, and it brings world-class sporting action to the doorsteps of millions of people every September. Completely free for spectators to watch, the eight separate stages of the race will visit cities, towns and villages across Britain bringing communities together and creates a truly unforgettable, carnival-like atmosphere on race days.
Cycling’s premier road event in this country will feature the world’s top teams and riders, alongside the best British-based cyclists, with a field comprising of Tour de France winners, Olympians and world champions. Nineteen teams and 114 riders are currently scheduled to take part in the race. The Tour of Britain is part of the UCI ProSeries, making it one of the most prestigious sporting events in the sport’s global calendar.