ViewRanger at the Aviva Tour of Britain

Posted on 20/08/2015


This year's Aviva Tour of Britain cycling race - Britain's largest free-to-spectate sporting event - will start in North Wales on Sunday 6th September and finish in central London on Sunday 13th, taking riders via Edinburgh.  It will also include the race's toughest ever summit finish at Hartside Fell in Cumbria.

ViewRanger is participating at the Tour of Britain as a partner of the Ordnance Survey, and you'll find a ViewRanger stand at the stage finishes in Nottingham (stage 6) and Ipswich (stage 7).

If you're in the area, why not come and get to know some of the team!

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Michal Kwiatkowski leads the race up Bridge Valley Road. Image from Stage Four of the 2014 Friends Life Tour of Britain, Worcester to Bristol ©TheTourCycling

ViewRanger will have a stand at the end of the following stages:

Stage 6
: Stoke-on-Trent to Nottingham
(193km / 120 miles)

Stage 6 ends at the Forest Recreation Ground in Nottingham, wherer there will be plenty of free fun activities for those waiting to see the racers arrive at approximated 3.45pm. The stage will be a tough one for the riders, as they will cross the Peak District and have to takle some famous climbs.

Stage 7: Fakenham to Ipswich (227km / 141 miles)

Stage 7 ends in Ipswich town centre (Princes Street) at approximated 3.45pm. This is the longest leg of the Tour, which makes its way to Ipswich via Norwich, Bury St Edmunds.

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Left - Peloton heading through Bath, Image from Stage Six of the 2014 Friends Life Tour of Britain, Bath to Hemel Hempstead, ©TheTourCycling. Right - The break on Dartmoor, Image from Stage Five of the 2014 Friends Life Tour of Britain, Exmouth to Exeter, ©TheTourCycling

The Aviva Women's Tour took place on 17-21 June 2015.


Wherever you may be in Britain, remember that ViewRanger has a great collection of leisure cycling routes and mountain bike routes for you to browse and download.

Take a look at some routes available to download from publishers around the country:


  Publisher Route Collection Type of cycling
logo ExcellentBooks.png Excellent Books Northumberland Road
logo Vertebrate.jpg Vertebrate Publishing top10 most popular routes - Dark Peak Trails Off road
logo-mbuk.jpg Mountain Biking UK Magazine Mountain Biking UK Magazine #top10 Off road
logo BroadsBikeHire.png  Broads Bike Hire top10 most popular routes -Norfolk Broads Road
logo Cordee.jpg Cordee
in association with
top10 most popular routes near London Road and off road
logo CyclingGuides.jpg Cycling Guides' New Forest Off road
logo Shropshire CC.jpg Shropshire County Council
in association with
top10 most popular routes Road
logo Green Holidaysin Wales.jpg Green Holidays in Wales top10 most popular routes Road
logo Lancashire CC.png Lancashire County Council top10 most popular routes Road and off road
 NickCottonlogo.jpg  Nick Cotton Rides  Central Scotland Road
    Cotswolds Road and off road
    Devon and Cornwall Road and off road

Tip: If you click on these links from your phone rather than a PC, you can open then up directly in ViewRanger, making it much easier to download them.

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