Spectators planning on attending the Tour of Britain stage finish at Glenshee Ski Centre on Sunday 4 September can now purchase their parking passes.

The A93 between Braemar and the Spittal of Glenshee will be closed to all unauthorised vehicle traffic from 11am on race day.

However, spectators wishing to drive and park at Glenshee Ski Centre can still do so if they hold a valid parking pass for the carparks. Passes start from £7 and are available to purchase here.

Anybody wishing to park at Glenshee Ski Centre overnight on Saturday 3 September, or those travelling in a larger vehicle (mini bus, large vans, large camper vans or coaches), will also need to purchase a parking pass.

 NOTE! No roadside parking will be available for three kilometres (two miles) in each direction from Glenshee Ski Centre on Sunday 4 September

Race day vehicle access

Access from the north: vehicles with parking passes arriving from the north (via Braemar) will able to access the parking location until 1pm.

Access from the south: vehicles with parking passes arriving from the south (via Blairgowrie) will able to access the parking location right up until the race finish at approximately 3pm. Travel time from the closure point to the car parks is approximately 15 minutes.

Click here to book a race day parking pass.

Overnight vehicle parking

Overnight car parking passes are also available for Glenshee Ski Centre from Saturday 3 September.

The ski centre’s café and toilets will remain open until 8pm on the Saturday, before reopening from 7am on Sunday for breakfast. It will then be open throughout race day for sale of refreshments and food.

Weather permitting, the Cairnwell Chairlift will also be running.

Click here to book an overnight parking pass.

Parking restrictions

Designated Clearways (no roadside parking zones), which run for three kilometres (two miles) each way north and south of the Ski Centre, will be enforced during the day.

Therefore NO vehicles will be allowed to park on the road or roads verge between the Sean Spittal Bridge or Devils Elbow as the A93 approaches the Summit of the Cairnwell Pass from both north and South.

Cycle parking

Aberdeenshire Council have arranged car parking for those wishing to cycle from Braemar to Glenshee Ski Centre.

This will be in the field normally used as the main Braemar Gathering car park, which is situated on the approach to the village from Aberdeen.

Cyclists will then be able to make use of the closed road section of the A93 until one hour before the race is due to pass.

It takes an average of 40 – 50 minutes to cycle the 13 kilometres (eight miles) from Braemar to Glenshee Ski Centre, depending on ability.