Affectionately named 'The Yorkshire Terrier', the 194.5km stage three route of the Tour de Yorkshire will return to Bradford on Sunday 30 April 2017! The race rolls out from City Park, before starting the leg just outside Baildon. The riders continue to wind their way through the hilly routes of Bradford and District and then carry on through Calderdale and Kirklees to end at Fox Valley in Sheffield.
The third edition of Tour de Yorkshire promises to be equally spectacular as in previous years and is a race not to missed! So make a date in your diary to watch the live depart from City Park, Bradford. To find out what else is happening in Bradford that weekend go to www.visitbradford.com
Renowned for its rolling hills and rugged moorland, Bradford district is a paradise for walkers and cyclists alike. Depending when you visit, the countryside can be either tranquil and inviting or wild and windswept. The rugged and beautiful Pennine countryside and open spaces are what make Bradford district picturesque and invigorating. One of the best ways to explore is on two wheels; whether you choose a road bike or mountain bike you won’t be disappointed. You can retrace the greatest sporting event ever to visit Yorkshire, the Tour de France, and follow the route through the district. Alternatively for those of you who prefer to be off road, Bradford district, and surrounding areas, offer some great cycling opportunities. You can ride the Pennine Bridleway; which offers cyclists the opportunity to explore the Pennines’ ancient packhorse routes and newly created bridleways. But, it doesn’t all have to be for the serious cyclists. There are a number of routes such as the Airedale Greenway and the Great Northern Railway Trail which are perfect for the more relaxed rides either as a couple or a family. So why not jump on your bike and see for yourself the amazing countryside and why Bradford and district continues to be a top choice for cyclists nationwide. For more information on outdoor activities in Bradford visit www.visitbradford.com/events