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Last Updated: Friday, 12 August 2005, 08:46 GMT 09:46 UK
Where to watch the Tour of Britain
Last year's race winner Mauricio Ardila
Last year's race was won by Mauricio Ardila
The Tour of Britain kicks into action on Tuesday 30 August and runs until Sunday 4 September.

It weaves through a host of towns and cities, including Glasgow, Carlisle, Sheffied, Birmingham and London.

We look at where the Tour will call and where you can watch all the action.

All times are in BST and are estimated.

STAGE ONE - GLASGOW TO CASTLE DOUGLAS - 114.5 MILES

1030: Start - George Square, Glasgow
1205: Gemmel Avenue, Cumnock
1235: Kirkconnel
1310: Clonehead
1345: Dumfries
1450: Craignair
1500: Finish - King Street, Castle Douglas

STAGE TWO - CARLISLE TO BLACKPOOL - 100.9 MILES

1045: Start - Carlisle Castle, Carlisle
1205: Shap Fells
1245: Blease Hill
1310: Claughton
1415: Blackpool
1430: Finish - Sandcastle, Blackpool

STAGE THREE - LEEDS TO SHEFFIELD - 104.2 MILES

1030: Start - Millennium Square, Leeds
1205: Oxenhope
1250: Huddersfield
1315: Holme Moss
1445: Finish - Pinstone Street, Sheffield

STAGE FOUR - BUXTON TO NOTTINGHAM - 114.5 MILES

1030: Start - Pavilion Gardens, Buxton
1200: Derby
1310: Loughborough
1345: Syston
1415: Kettleby
1445: Finish - The Embankment, Nottingham

STAGE FIVE - BIRMINGHAM CITY CENTRE TIME TRIAL - 2.5 MILES

1130: Riders placed 96th to 76th
1150: Riders placed 75th to 56th
1210: Riders placed 55th to 36th
1230: Riders placed 35th to 16th
1250: Riders placed 15th to 1st

Riders go in reverse order from overall standings

STAGE SIX - WHITEHALL, LONDON - 37.3 MILES

1515: Stage start
1645: Stage finish


  • Grandstand will have a 90 minute Tour of Britain special on Sunday 11 September at 1335 on BBC Two


  • SEE ALSO
    Tour of Britain geared for start
    09 Aug 05 |  Cycling


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