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Devon will host Stage Two of the 2021 Tour of Britain on Monday 6 September 2021 with a 185 kilometre (115 mile) route between the new community of Sherford in the South Hams and finish in the City of Exeter. The cathedral city last hosted a stage finish in 2014 when Austrian Matthias Brändle soloed to the victory. This is the twelfth stage to have been hosted by Devon since 2008.
The Tour of Britain is the UK’s leading professional cycling race and the biggest free to watch spectator event in the country and over the past ten Devon stages, the race has brought in more than £41m to the Devon economy and showcased the county to a global media audience.
The route passes along the Slapton Line and provides a great opportunity to come out and support the event and be involved in the day. The route map can be seen below along with the timetable of when the cyclists are due to sprint along the A379, estimated between midday and 1pm. Road Closures will be in place around an hour before the cyclists are due to pass through and DCC will publish notices nearer to the event date.
Stage 2 Devon Route Map: