The Grand Départ of the Tour de France comes to Bronte Country
The Grand Départ of the 101st Tour de France took place in the historic county of Yorkshire over the weekend of the 5th and the 6th July 2014.
On Sunday 6th July 2014 the race began in York and again passed through part of the Yorkshire Dales region (this time riding from Harrogate through Blubberhouses and Silsden) before descending in to the Aire Valley and Bronte Country where the cyclists passed through Keighley, Haworth, Stanbury, Oxenhope, Hebden Bridge, Ripponden, Huddersfield and Holmfirth, before ascending Holme Moss and travelling on through the northern reaches of the Peak District and South Yorkshire to end the second day in Sheffield.
The following Tour de France Grand Depart related news items may also be of interest:
- The Tour de France comes to Bronte Country (news item added July 2014)
- Haworth Hub Tour de France programme announced (news item added June 2014)
- BBC charity tandem ride visits Haworth (news item added March 2014)
- Sue Ryder announces "Le Camping" charity fundraising cycling event (news item added January 2014)
- New "Worth the Tour" website launched (news item added October 2013)
- Sue Ryder announces "Ride Le Route" charity fundraising cycling event (news item added July 2013)
- Leeds to host opening of the 2014 Tour de France Grand Départ (news item added December 2012)
[N.B. Please mention the Eagle Intermedia Bronte Country website when making your enquiries.]
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