The UK’s biggest cycle event will again return to Cumbria this year.
Tour of Britain organiser Sweetspot and Cumbria County Council announced that the country’s top sporting events will return to the
county in September.
It will be the 10th time – and the third successive year that Cumbria has hosted the Tour of Britain.
The areas beautiful scenery and challenging Lakeland climbs make a perfect venue to host the event.
Last year the Cumbria stage attracted over 10,000 spectators to the county.
For hosting the Cumbrian stage the area gained an economic boost of £1.5m.
The date, stage numbers and route will be announced in the spring