Welsh Grand Départ for first ever Tour of Britain Women, British Cycling confirms

Race will get underway in Welshpool before concluding in Greater Manchester four days later

Elisa Longo Borghini
(Image credit: SWpix.com)

The first edition of the Tour of Britain Women will start in mid-Wales before concluding in Manchester, British Cycling confirmed on Monday.

As first reported by Cycling Weekly, the opening stage will take place between Welshpool and Llandudno before moving on to Wrexham for the start and finish of stage two.

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Tom Thewlis

Tom has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

Since joining the team, he has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the World Championships in Glasgow. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world. 

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