Tickets for Dare 2b Yorkshire Festival of Cycling released

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Tickets for Dare 2b Yorkshire Festival of Cycling released

Event offers chance to experience 2014 Tour de France Grand Depart first hand

Tickets for the three-day Dare 2b Yorkshire Festival of Cycling, being held at Harewood House during next year’s Tour de France Grand Depart, are now on sale.

Taking place from Friday July 4 to Sunday July 6, the event will allow festival-goers to witness the Tour de France first hand when the peloton races through the historic Harewood grounds en route to Harrogate on the Saturday.

The picturesque grounds of Harewood House will host the Dare2b Yorkshire Festival of Cycling and also forms part of the route for stage one of next year’s Tour de France (pic: Harewood Events)

A large Expo will be held over the weekend, showcasing both major and emerging cycling and outdoor brands while there will be a whole host of outdoor action to enjoy.

Festival-goers will be able to follow the routes of the first two Tour de France stages during various riders over the weekends, while there will also be time trials, women-only rides, family rides, trail runs and duathlons on offer.

Entertainment will take place on a central stage, and camping is available on site during the weekend.

Christopher Newton, Harewood Events Ltd director, said: “It’s been great to watch the public excitement for the Festival growing over the last few months.

“We’re very pleased that we can now release the hotly-anticipated tickets to the public.

“We very much look forward to welcoming our visitors in July, and to putting on a brilliant cycling spectacle for everyone.”

Tickets start from £18, with a range of tailored packages available for camping and participation in some of the activities on offer.

A ten metre by ten ten metre, standard three-night weekend camping pitch for up to eight people costs £145.00.

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