Tour Of Britain

The Tour of Britain will come through the Borders again this year. For the first time, the tour will be to Scotland on two different days. On September 8th, stage three of the tour of Britain will be passing through Newcastleton, Hawick, Selkirk, Tweedbank, Melrose, St. Boswells, Kelso and then finishing at Floors Castle. Stage four starts the next day in Edinburgh. The stage passes through Edinburgh city centre, parts of East Lothian, Duns, Coldstream and into Northumberland. Top cyclists including Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish are expected to turn up this year. More info, including stage maps, will be announced in Summer along with details of the teams competing.