British Cycling announces venue for 2018 British Road National Championships

National Champs return to Northumberland in 2018

Lizzie Deignan won her fourth British road race title in 2017

(Image credit: Simon Wilkinson/

British Cycling has announced that the 2018 British Road National Championships will be held in Northumberland between June 28 and July 1, forming part of the Cyclone Festival of Cycling.

The Championships will take place in Northumberland for the first time since 2011, when Bradley Wiggins and Lizzie Armitstead took the road race titles, and will once again incorporate the Beaumont Trophy and the Curlew Cup from the domestic calendar.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.