Tour of Britain

Tour of Britain 2019

Tour of Britain cycle race in Kelso

The OVO Energy Tour of Britain returns to the Scottish Borders on Sunday 8 September.

Stage Two will start and finish in Kelso town centre, with the full route entirely within the Scottish Borders.

A visitor information leaflet is available for spectators.

Watch the race in Kelso

Free parking for spectators in Kelso will be available at Border Events Centre, Springwood Park.

The Tour Village, including promotional stands, will be located in The Square, Kelso, where there will also be two large screens to watch the race live throughout the day and entertainment for all the family.

Other place to watch

Stage Two will feature three intermediate Eisberg Sprints, at Coldstream, Duns and Melrose, and three designated SKODA King of the Mountains climbs, at Hardens Hill between Duns and Longformacus, at Scott's View and Dingleton Hill.

Race route and estimated timings

A full route map is available to download, and the estimated timings for the race.

Road closures

Information on road closures and parking restrictions is available for residents and businesses in Kelso.

A rolling closure will apply elsewhere on the route, with parking restrictions in place at Scott's View and on the ascent/descent for rider safety.

More information

For more information see our news story on the route launch.

You can keep up to date on the latest race news at the Tour of Britain website.