Le Tour de France 2014 Grand Départ in Yorkshire

You saw it on TV, now visit it for real!

In 2014, the world's greatest cycle race - the Tour de France - started in the world's greatest county on 5th & 6th July 2014 and the cyclists actually rode along the road in front of Fair View House!

On the route the cyclists rode through some of Yorkshire's amazing countryside and through some of its great and historic cities, including the walled city of York, Leeds, the small but perfectly formed cathedral city of Ripon and Sheffield.

The 2014 UK Route and the Yorkshire stages

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2014 UK Route

The 2014 Tour de France UK route

Stage 1

Route map of Stage 1 of the 2014 Tour de France

Around 190 km: starting from Leeds Town Hall on 5 July, the route passes through the Yorkshire Dales before finishing in Harrogate.

Leeds - Harewood - Otley - Ilkley - Skipton - Kettlewell - Aysgarth - Hawes - Reeth - Leyburn - Ripon - Harrogate.

Stage 2

Route map of Stage 2 of the 2014 Tour de France

200km: York - Knaresborough - Silsden - Keighley - Haworth - Hebden Bridge - Elland - Huddersfield - Holmfirth - Sheffield.

  • Stage three: Cambridge - Epping Forest - the Olympic Park - the Mall.

So, what are you waiting for? If you watched Stage 1 of the race either on the route or on TV, why not stay at Fairview and try out some of it for yourself by cycle, motor bike or car? We offer secure overnight cycle storage as well as a cycle brush and washoff area, and off-street parking for motor bikes and cars.

What a fantastic opportunity to drive or ride part or all of Stage 1 of the 2014 Tour de France so that you know what the participants had to face!

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