Tour of Britain goes from west to east across Suffolk tomorrow


Britain’s greatest cyclists race will be coming to Suffolk tomorrow starting off from Newmarket and finishing in Aldeburgh.

It’s going to be a huge occasion, not just because it’s the first time the stage of the Tour of Britain will be hosted entirely within the county – but the first time the tour starts in the town.

The actual event started in Edinburgh, on Sunday – but the race in Newmarket for the sixth stage will take place tomorrow, from 10.45am in the High Street.

It will then move along Exeter Road onto Fred Archer Way, Mill Hill, Exning Road, Church Street until the race finally kicks into gear at Cotton End Road.

The race will go through Suffolk all the way to Aldeburgh on the coast.

And here are the planned times and places in West Suffolk to see the riders:

Icklingham 11.28, Lackford 11.34, Flempton 11.37, Hengrave, 11.40, Fortnahm All Saints 11.43, Tollgate Lane Bury St Edmunds 11.46, Beetons Way 11.47, Western Way 11.47, Out Risbygate 11.50, Parkway 11.51, Westgate Street 11.52, Crown Street, 11.53, Mustow Street, 11.54, Barton Road 11.55, Ortewell Road 11.56, Great Barton 11.58, Ixworth 12.05, Walsham le Willows 12.15, Finningham 12.28, Wickham Keith 12.32, Thornham Magna 12.34, then onto Eye, Stradbroke, Framlingham, Parham, Hacheston, Wickham Market, Grundisburgh, Ipswich, Rendlesham, Tunstall, Snape, Saxmundham, Leiston and due to finish at Aldeburgh just after 3pm.

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