• A breath of fresh air sweeps through Yorkshire

    The wet, windy inaugural stage of the second edition of the Tour de Yorkshire came down to a mass sprint in Settle, where rising star Dylan Groenewegen claimed a prestigious victory on English soil mirroring LottoNL-Jumbo teammate Moreno Hofland's win last year. The 22-year-old Dutchman was simply too fast for two other up-and-coming sprinters, Aussie Caleb Ewan and German Niklas Arndt, at the end of a stage which saw the six-man breakaway shut down before the pack entered the closing...

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The stage in videos

video29/04/2016 

Summary - Stage 1 (Beverley > Settle)

  • Summary - Stage 1 (Beverley > Settle)

The stage in pictures

photo29/04/2016 

Tour de Yorkshire 2016 - 29/04/2016 - Première étape : Beverley / Settle (187 km) - Royaume-Uni - WILLIAMS Peter, One Pro Cycling - prix de la combativité © ASO/P.Ballet

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Tourist attractions

Beverley

Beverley has an up market shopping experience amongst cobbled streets and charming courtyards and has many high street names. In addition there is an interesting selection of smaller independent shops, an antiques arcade, the Flemingate retail park, and the Saturday market is delightful for a weekend browse.
You will find a variety of cosmopolitan pavement cafes, quirky cafes and cosy coffee shops, bars and pubs around the centre of Beverley, with the beautiful greenery of Beverley Westwood just on the outskirts.
The Georgian Quarter has architecturally fascinating streets, divided by the 15th Century North Bar, striking perfect harmony between past and present Beverley.
A day at the races is a popular choice for many, or for a relaxed day of sightseeing, why not visit the awe-inspiring Minster?
With so much to do and see and many places to stay Beverley is the perfect place to spend more than a day.

www.yorkshire.com/beverley

Beverley

Settle

Settle is a picturesque, bustling and ancient market town.
With a wealth of interesting shops, weekly outdoor market, welcoming cafes and quaint historic buildings, Settle is a great place to visit and relax.
A short climb to the wooded limestone outcrop of Castleberg gives splendid views over Settle and its twin township of Giggleswick.
Settle is home to the smallest public art gallery in the world - the Gallery on the Green as well as the famous Settle-Carlisle Railway. The 72 mile route travels through the magnificent Yorkshire Dales, over the iconic Ribblehead Viaduct.
Settle, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park is the perfect base for an extended stay to pursue outdoor pursuits in the stunning scenery surrounding the town. Stainforth Force, Attermire Scar, Victoria Cave, Warrendale Knotts and Castleberg Crag are just a few of the wonderful natural features that are just a short walk from Settle. Slightly further afield are the famous three peaks of Pen y Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough.

www.yorkshire.com/settle

Ribblehead Viaduct, Settle © Steve Finch Photography

Jersey wearers after the stage 3

Classifications after the stage 3

ASDA Tour de Yorskhire Women's Race

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