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Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Tour de Yorkshire 2018 returns to Ilkley!

It has just been announced: ILKLEY will host the end of stage 2 (Barnsley to Ilkley) on Friday 4th May of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire 

This time the route will come from Otley via Askwith, Denton, past Ilkley Lido, up Brook Street, Cowpasture Road and a summit finish at The Cow and Calf Rocks.
First stage: 3rd May - Beverley to Doncaster
Stage two: 4th - Barnsley to Ilkley
Stage three: 5th - Richmond to Scarborough
Stage four: 6th - Halifax to Leeds
The route was announced by Sir Gary Verity from Welcome to Yorkshire at a packed launch. 


Ilkley is undoubtedly the best base to view Tour de Yorkshire 2018  and we have made all our remaining accommodation available for May Day weekend breaks arriving Thursday 3rd or Friday 4th May. 

Find out everything about Tour de Yorkshire here