London is gearing up for all things bike in 2014 as the world’s greatest cycling extravaganza, Le Tour de France, whips through the capital’s streets on July 7 before weaving back to its Gallic homeland for the denouement of the toughest test on two wheels…
With the third stage of the Tour De France threading its way through a county that inspired some of John Constable’s most celebrated works of art on July 7, it’s the perfect excuse for planning a cycling break in the East of England. Ready, set, pedal!
Stage 3 of Le Tour spins through Cambridgeshire; a county boasting the highest take up of cycling in the country where one in four people choose to cycle to work, and that’s not just students from the famous University peddling between lectures either…
Inspired to get on yer bike by the upcoming cycling spectacular that is the Tour De France? Then why not cycle your heart out just like Chris Froome and Mark Cavendish, exploring some of England's most idllyic spots on two wheels.
First stop, Yorkshire!
Cobbled streets, gleaming white cottages, and a tiny deep blue harbour; is this Greece we hear you say? Nay (or should we say neigh🐴), it's the timeless village of Clovelly overlooking the Bristol Channel. #Didyouknow that no cars are allowed here, just these adorable donkeys? Find out more: [link] & Visit Devon
Nope that's not Yosemite! It's the breath-taking view across Lake Buttermere in The Lake District, Cumbria at sunset. Just look at those reflections in the water. 😍 We're celebrating some of #England's most unbelievable sights this week, which one surprises you the most? #UnbelievableEngland