Tour de Yorkshire

The 2017 Tour de Yorkshire will be a huge boost to Tadcaster, where work continues on the main bridge following its collapse in last winter's floods.  Christian Prudhomme, Director of the Tour de France, Nigel Adams MP, and Sir Gary Verity, Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire, recently visited the town to celebrate the race route announcement.

Tadcaster start

Tadcaster will host the start of day 2 of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire on Saturday 29 April.  Both the women's and men's raced will start in the town on their way to Harrogate.  Use these pages to find out more.

Watch online

You can watch the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire route videos

You can watch a short film of the 2016 race.

Tadcaster's got lots on offer and you can watch some films of our beautiful market town.

We backed the bid for Tadcaster

Selby District Council backed a bid for Tadcaster to take part, as part of long-term efforts to support the town following the floods last winter, which led to the collapse of the main bridge.

We'll be using this page to keep you up-to-date on the race and how you can get involved.  There'll be information here to help you run a community event and advice on how to create your own 'land art' to help celebrate the race.  We'll also have information for businesses who want to make the most of this opportunity.

The Tour de Yorkshire is broadcast around the world, and the 2016 race boosted the regional economy by around £100m.

Want to try out cycling in our area?

Why not try an indoor cycling class at your local leisure centre?  There are sessions available at both the Council’s Tadcaster Leisure Centre and Selby Leisure Centre  For something more adventurous, you can try the BMX track at Summit Indoor Adventure in Selby, where there’s also a range of other activities for the whole family under one roof including climbing and, bowling, aerial trek and even indoor skiing.