And they’re off! Riders depart for Tour de Yorkshire

The Tour de Yorkshire is officially under way!

Cyclists have just left Sewerby which marks the official start of Day One of the Tour.

Tour de Yorkshire at Sewerby

Tour de Yorkshire at Sewerby

They will now pass through Flamborough, Bempton and Buckton before crossing into North Yorkshire.

Crowds are lining the route which will finish in Scarborough at around 4pm today.