Flintshire to welcome the Aviva Tour of Britain
The Aviva Tour of Britain is British cyclings premier road cycling event
giving fans the opportunity to see the worlds best teams and riders competing
on their door step.
Flintshire will welcome The Aviva Tour of Britain as the riders pass through
Mold and Buckley on Stage 1 of the race on Sunday, 6 September. Thousands
lined the route through Flintshire last year and large crowds are sure to be
out in force again showing their support for the riders this year.
The race begins in Beaumaris, Anglesey earlier in the day and travels across
North Wales to the Stage 1 finish in Wrexham.
Cllr. Kevin Jones Cabinet Member with responsibility for Leisure said:
The Aviva Tour of Britain is an exciting, high profile event highlights of
which will be seen on television across the world. I am delighted that this and
the extensive coverage in the local and national press and online will bring
Flintshire to the attention of a vast international audience.
“This is a fantastic opportunity for local people to see the cream of
international cycling in action and I am sure crowds will be out in force to
enjoy the excitement and thrill of the race.
For full details of The Aviva Tour of Britain, including the route schedule go