Where to watch The Women’s Tour’s fourth stage in Welwyn Garden City and Hertfordshire
PUBLISHED: 07:57 10 May 2014
Nearly 100 of the world’s top female cyclists will be riding through Hertfordshire today (Saturday), with an exciting finish scheduled for Welwyn Garden City this afternoon.
Thousands of spectators are expected to line the route for Stage Four of The Women’s Tour.
The field will depart from the Broxbourne Borough Council offices in Cheshunt at around 11.30am, after the lead cars have departed.
The race is expected to finish in Parkway, Welwyn Garden City, at around 2pm.
A convoy of vehicles will be travelling in front of and behind the pack of cyclists.
The race will arrive in North Herts from Buntingford along the A507, arriving in Baldock town centre at around 1pm.
The peloton then makes its way to Baldock High Street, where the race moves into the first Sprint Stage from outside Baldock Library.
The second Sprint Stage takes place outside The Bell Motel, in Codicote, on the B656 around 1.35pm.
Cyclists are expected to enter Welwyn village from 1.40pm before climbing Digswell Hill.
They will take a left up Brockswood Lane, then wind round The Campus, a semi-circle at the heart of the town centre, before hitting the finishing straight on Parkway at around 1.50pm.
Organisers have advised spectators to arrive early to secure a spot along the route, with large crowds expected at the finish line.
For more details on The Women’s Tour, see our dedicated web section here.
LEAD CAR EXPECTED TIMES – bold denotes town/village entrance signs
11.15am - Broxborne Borough Council offices, Church Gate, Cheshunt
11.30am - High Road outside Broxbourne School
11.33am - A1170
11.34am - Dinant Link Road
11.35am - B1197 Hertford Road
11.43am Hertford Heath
11.43am - A414 London Road
11.45am - A414 Gascoyne Way
11.45am - B158
11.47am - Post Hill, outside Oak Veterinary Practise
11.47am - Junction with Trinity Grove
11.49am - B158 Wadesmill Road
11.53am - Anchor Lane
11.57am - Anchor Lane
11.58am - Cold Christmas Lane
12.01pm Cold Christmas
12.11pm - Tower Hill
12.21am - A120
12.22am - Station Road
12.23am - High Street
12.24am - B1368 Station Road
12.29pm Hay Street
12.34pm Hare Street
12.35pm - B1108 Hare Street Road
12.40pm - B1038 High Street
12.41pm - A507 Baldock Road
1.01pm - South Road
1.02pm - High Street
1.03pm - Baldock High Street outside Library
1.03pm - Hitchin Street
1.05pm - B656
1.07pm - Pixmoor Way
1.09pm - Broadway
1.11pm - A505
1.11pm - Letchworth Lane
1.13pm - William Road
1.13pm - Wymondley Road
1.16pm Great Wymondley
1.17pm - Arch Road
1.18pm - Blackmoor End Road
1.19pm Redcoats Green
1.20pm St Ippolits
1.21pm - B656
1.35pm - High Street B656 outside The Bell Motel
1.40pm - B656
1.40pm - Church Street
1.41pm - High Street
1.42pm - B197 Digswell Hill
1.46pm - Brockswood Lane
1.48pm - B195
1.49pm - Parkway, Welwyn Garden City
* For further route maps, stage details, road closures and Twitter feed, visit the Welwyn Hatfield Times’ Women’s Tour section.