Cheltenham will host the finish of the penultimate stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain this September, as the world’s top professional cyclists race through the Cotswolds to arrive in the historic spa town on Saturday 9 September.

Stage Seven of Britain’s premier road cycling event will start in Hemel Hempstead, crossing Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire before passing through the likes of Bourton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-Wold and Moreton-in-Marsh.

Festival of CyclingThe stage will see a SKODA King of the Mountains climb of Cleeve Hill inside the final 10-kilometres, before finishing in the centre of Cheltenham, the first time that the town will have hosted the OVO Energy Tour of Britain.

Full Stage details of the intermediate SKODA King of the Mountains and Eisberg Sprints can be found in the interactive Google map at the top of this page and by downloading the ETA PDF below the map.

To keep up-to-date with the Cheltenham Festival of Cycling presented by Bloor Homes that will be taking place to celebrate the OVO Energy Tour of Britain coming to town please click here.

Spectator Information


Information about regular train services for easy access to the Cotswolds from Oxford and London can be found here.

You can find information about public car parking across the Cotswolds here.

For those hardened cycling fans coming to watch then why not make a weekend of your trip to see the race by taking part in the South Cotswolds sportive the day after on Sunday 10th September. Full information can be found here.


You can find a detailed breakdown of the travel information around Cheltenham and road closures that will be in place for the race here.

For a list of public car parking facilities in Cheltenham please click here.

There will be two additional big screens in place around Cheltenham that will be shoing the live coverage of the race as it heads for the town. More details and there location can be found here.

And again if you’re looking to make the most of your trip to watch the world’s best cyclists in action then you can find information on the best places to stay here.