The Tour Events

  • Tour of Britain
    6-13 Sept 2015
  • Tour Ride 100
    4 Oct 2015

Ordnance Survey is the Official Mapping Partner of The Tour events, including The Tour of Britain, The Women's Tour, Tour Ride, and Tour Series.

Whether you want to find the best spot to watch the professionals, ride the route or even take part, Ordnance Survey has information, maps and apps to help. For details on each event, maps of each stage and to download GPX route files for your GPS, choose the event below.

Tour of Britain

The Tour of Britain Logo

Britain's top mens' international on-road cycle race

6-13 September 2015

Various locations in England & Wales

Full details

The most important mens' cycling event in Britain, The Tour of Britain is 8 stages, which in 2015 are across England and Wales. Featuring the top international professionals and teams, it covers everything from tough mountain stages to compact urban courses. Our Olympic medal-winners will be taking part, including defending champion Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish.

The Tour is not for the undetermined. The 8 stages cover from 97km to 220km in a single days riding, with a finish through central London on Sunday 14 September with thousands of fans expected to turn out to cheer on their heroes. The exact routes are still being finalised, but in the meantime you can see the complete event coverage here.

The Tour of Britain Racers

Get the routes:

The Tour of Britain Stage 1 - Beaumaris to Wrexham

The Tour of Britain Stage 2 - Clitheroe to Colne

The Tour of Britain Stage 3 - Cockermouth to Kelso

The Tour of Britain Stage 4 - Edinburgh to Blyth

The Tour of Britain Stage 5 - Prudhoe to Hartside

The Tour of Britain Stage 6 - Stoke-on-Trent to Nottingham

The Tour of Britain Stage 7 - Fakenham to Ipswich

The Tour of Britain Stage 8 - The London Stage presented by TfL


The Tour Ride 100


Tour Ride 100

The Tour Ride 100 logo

Sportive open to public and charity riders

4 October 2015

Peak District

Full details

Challenge yourself to compete in the tour ride 100 - an open event with courses covering 50 or 100 miles that's attracting the best amateur cyclists in the UK. You can ride to benefit one of the key charities - Action Medical Research or Sue Ryder - or just join in to challenge yourself.

The exact course is still to be determined, so keep a watch on this page or the Ordnance Survey blog for the latest updates, but given that it's going to be in the peak district there are undoubtedly going to be some challenging climbs and tricky descents to conquer. The event is fully signed and marshalled, but both open and charity places are limited, so make sure you get your booking in early.


Women's Tour

Britain's top women's international on-road cycle race ran from 17-21 June 2-15 and will be back in 2016. The 2015 event was won by Hannah Barnes.

17-21 June 2015

Various locations in England

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