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The Tour of Britain rolls into Gedling borough on Saturday with some of the country’s top class cyclists being able to take in some of the area’s most beautiful scenery.

This year’s cycle race is making its way through our area as part of stage seven of the event.

Tour_Of_Britain The riders are expected to enter the borough at picturesque Woodborough at mid-day and then follow the steep and scenic climb up Bank Hill and across to Dorket Head, before descending into Calverton at 12.12pm down St George’s Hill. 



Calverton residents will cheer on the riders until they leave our borough, before returning later to Ravenshead at 14.54 

MAP: This shows the Tour of Britain route through the borough

This second stage in the borough passes by Ravenshead and down the A60 before entering Newstead Abbey Park. 

The riders will pass Newstead Abbey, the home of Lord Byron, before heading west and through Newstead Village – who welcomed the Tour last year with great pride and enthusiasm.

The Gedling borough route in full…

Lowdham Lane Epperstone
Lowdham Lane Woodborough
Main Street Woodborough
Bank Hill Woodborough
Bank Hill Lambley
Nottingham Road Woodborough
Woodborough Lane Arnold
Georges Lane Arnold
Georges Lane Calverton
Main Street Calverton
Oxton Road Calverton
Nottingham Road Calverton
Main Road Ravenshead
Nottingham Road Ravenshead
Station Avenue Newstead
Tilford Road Newstead
Hucknall Road Newstead
Hucknall Road Annesley
Hucknall Road Linby
Annesley Road Linby

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