Information & Pictures


This page contains links to information about the village, and pictures of what happened when the Tour came to Buckden


The Village

For more information about the village of Buckden, visit

The Route

Click here to see the timings for the first stage of the Tour

Click here to see the route of Le Grand Départ on 5th July 2014

Click here to watch exclusive video of the route the Tour will take through Buckden village, up to Cray and on over the Col de Kidstones

Tour Info

Click here to download the information pack for Le Tour in Yorkshire

Click here for highlights of the 2012 Tour

Timings The publicity caravan  came through Buckden at 11.40 on the 5th July with the breakaway arriving at 13.34 and the peloton at 13.37. The race  reached the first climb of the Tour - the "Côte de Cray" at 13.46.

Road closures - the road from Skipton to Buckden will be closed from 6.00 am. to 16.30 p.m. on race day. The climb from Buckden to Kidstones will be closed from 5.00 a.m. while the section down into Bishopdale to Streethead will be closed from 4.00 a.m. Click here for more details


Several sets of pictures showing the build up to the Grand Depart and the race itself both in Buckden and at the Cote de Cray - click here