Visit Penistone - the natural centre of the East Peak
Visit Penistone - montage of scenes from the Penistone area

The 4th TOUR de YORKSHIRE, 3rd - 6th May 2018

2108 Route Run Through from the Welcome to Yorkshire YouTube Channel. Penistone can be seen at 1:30 - 1:43.

Stage 2 of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire passes through the Penistone area, an event not to be missed.

With world-class riders, over 2 million roadside spectators are expected to see all 3 stages and it will be broadcast live on TV around the world.

The race takes part in 3 stages over 3 days. Full details can be found at the Welcome to Yorkshire race website -

Tour de Yorkshire route 2018 through Penistone region

THE ROUTE (Penistone)

APPROXIMATE times through the Penistone area (adapted from the official info found at Please note that these are subject to change and you are advised to check with the official website for any updates. The road names may also need confirmation.

Location Road Time
1 Cawthorne A635 > LR 14:33
2 Silkstone LR > A628 14:36
3 Hoylandswaine A628 14:38
4 Penistone A628-B6462 14:44
5 Oxspring B6462 14:48
6 Thurgoland B6462 > LR 14:51
7 Hood Green LR 14:56
8 Stainborough LR 14:58
The caravan reaches Penistone at 12:21

THE ROUTE (Complete)

The main stages are:

Stage One – 3rd May: Beverley to Doncaster (182km)
Click here for the official interactive Stage 1 Map

Stage Two - 4th May: Barnsley to Ilkley (149km)
Click here for the official interactive Stage 2 Map

Stage Three - 5th May: Richmond to Scarborough (181km)
Click here for the official interactive Stage 3 Map

Stage Four - 6th May: Halifax to Leeds (194.5km)
Click here for the official interactive Stage 4 Map

Attractions Map

Attractions map

Along with spectacular countryside and dramatic views, the Penistone region has a variety of unique attractions worth investigating. Click here to view.

Food and Drink Map

Food & Drink map

There's a wide range of food and drink available to cater for all tastes and budgets. The food & drink map features places in the Penistone and Langsett areas.


Penistone Landscape - Hartcliffe

The original Tour de France route passed through the spectacular Langsett landscape which is ideal walking country for all abilities - the Stockbridge Walkers are Welcome group have even put together a walk which follows the route from Langsett to Bradfield. Read more >>


Penistone Station

Public transport to Penistone is regular and there are bus routes to Holmfirth, Denby Dale, Cawthorne and Barnsley. Train also run to Denby Dale and Barnsley. See for timetables.

Location & Directions


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