Inside 2019’s Tour de Yorkshire

On Thursday 2 May Selby will host a finish for the Tour de Yorkshire. The race will be part of the year-long celebrations in the town to mark the 950th anniversary of Selby Abbey.

Selby will take centre stage for the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire on the opening day of the international cycling event.

Large crowds are expected to watch the riders will finish the first day of racing with the finish line right in front of Selby Abbey, on Thursday 2 May 2019.

It’s estimated that last year’s event boosted the regional economy by over £90m.

This is a fantastic opportunity to show the world our wonderful area. Find out more about the Tour de Yorkshire – including where to watch the race, our special ‘fan zone’, activities at Selby Park and how to get involved.


The event will attract some of the world’s top riders and teams to the district and is expected to draw huge crowds as it passes through the district’s villages. You can see the full route here.


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