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The 2018 Tour de Yorkshire will see the race coming through our area again! Saturday 5th May is Stage 3 of the race where the peloton comes through Ryedale before heading into West Ayton, Scarborough, Filey and back to Scarborough for what has now become the iconic finish.
As in past years there are bound to be lots of surprises and excitement along the way. The 2016 Tour de Yorkshire saw Sir Bradley Wiggins unexpectedly pull out of the race on Greenhow Hill coming out of Pateley Bridge, while the 2014 Tour De France: Grand Depart race saw Mark Cavendish crash just before reaching the finish line in Harrogate. One thing is certain though…Yorkshire will put on a good celebration! There was a huge turn out for the race last year, with local communities getting into the spirit of the day and putting on great events and fun activities. In the upcoming months, Mumbler will be keeping you up to date with what is going on, the best places to eat, drink and visit along the route. We will also be listing places to stay for anyone visiting our area for the event. If you want to list your business or promote your event please contact us here
The Route: Stage 3
The race starts in Richmond’s cobbled market place and heads to Catterick Garrison before continuing on to Leyburn and Bedale. After this the riders will go to Morton on Swale for the first sprint towards Northallerton and Thirsk and the North York Moors with a climb up Sutton Bank. The race will pass through Helmsley, Kirkbymoorisde and on to Pickering for another sprint. The second climb will be the Côte de Silpho before they head towards the end of the third stage in Scarborough via Filey. Once in Scarborough, the route will take them along South Bay, around the castle walls, and on to North Bay.
The mens’ race has been extended to four stages this year, the 4th Stage will take place on Sunday 6th May with riders starting in Halifax and ending in Leeds
What Else Is On?
As details emerge closer to the time, we will list all the family-friendly activities that will be happening in the towns and villages of Scarborough and Filey. Follow us on Facebook and check back on this page nearer the time for all the latest updates.
If you’re visting the area why not make the most of your time here and visit some of the beautiful places we have here in North Yorkshire. If you live here, take the chance to vist somewhere new. For ideas on places to go, have a look at our Days Out page.
May 5 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough is hosting a BBQ while you can watch the Tour De Yorkshire speed past the hotel on its last leg of the race to South Bay finish line.
Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough
• Filey will be decorated yellow and blue for the race
• Communal areas will also be decorated with giant blue and yellow t-shirts and decorated roundabouts
• Filey bridge will potentially be decorated for the race
• Filey Folk Festival is taking place at the same time as the race
• Filey junior school are planning a land art project
The Tour de Yorkshire Caravan is scheduled to stop here at 15:50
Tour de Yorkshire passes right by our entrance.
A great day to visit us and Filey with lots of events running in the town. Not sure where to get a good view? There is plenty of spectator space along our verge with clear views of the riders coming into Filey. Drinks, snacks and ice cream are available until approximately 16:30. We will then close the entrance/cafe to welcome the riders to Filey.
Playdale Farm will be closing a little earlier that day at 4.30pm as the race will pass the end of the drive, why not go early to the farm, enjoy the fun and then watch the race as you leave at the end of the drive.
Playdale Farm Park, Carr Lane, Cayton, Scarborough
Come and cheer on the Tour de Yorkshire here at Redcliffe Farm. At the end of our quiet cul-de-sac Redcliffe Lane we have access to half a mile of safe roadside viewing. We’ll be doing a HOG ROAST from 4pm to 5pm with half-price for Farm Shop customers, Hot and cold drinks £1. Cyclists due to pass around 4:45pm!
• Scarborough have a touring musical sculpture made from bikes that’ll be visiting schools in the lead up to the race
• Scarborough UTC are making a robot out of old bicycle parts
• Spectator hub with a wide variety of free entertainment: an open air theatre, community cycle ride, big bike beat band, jelly roll jazz band, extreme mountain bike show, assault courses, climbing and rides
The Tour de Yorkshire Caravan is scheduled to stop here at 16:31
Land Art on Scarborough Hillside
– The Big Bike Beat Band is a giant bike shaped structure accompanied by a team of lively drummers that work with audience members, encouraging them to play along in front of the race day crowds. The Big Bike Beat Band, which will measure 10 metres wide by 3.5 metres tall, plus supporting structure, will be installed on the hillside overlooking the Tour de Yorkshire Stage Three finish line in Scarborough’s North Bay on Saturday 5 May. Between 24 April and the 4 May, The Big Bike Beat Band will tour schools and community locations in Scarborough, Filey & the North York Moors National Park, giving people the chance to interact with and ‘play’ parts of the sculpture whilst at the same time learning about the event, the health benefits of cycling and information surrounding the Bike Library scheme.