Cornwall will now host the Tour of Britain for the first time ever in September 2021, following the postponement of the 2020 race, with the Grand Depart of next year’s race seeing riders travel 170 kilometres through the Cornish countryside, starting in Penzance and ending in Bodmin.

The stage’s provisional route will also visit St Just, St Ives, Hayle, Camborne, Pool, Redruth, Falmouth, Penryn, Truro, Newquay, St Austell and the Eden Project.

The agreement to hold the race was confirmed at a special signing ceremony with the Tour of Britain organiser SweetSpot and Cornwall Council at Chy Trevail in Bodmin on Friday 22 March 2019 with more details of the stage route through the Duchy announced on Sunday 6 September to mark a year to go until the race.

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