Tour de Yorkshire 2019 - here is where it will go after Bridlington.

the 2015 and 2017 races started outside The Spa.
the 2015 and 2017 races started outside The Spa.

Although it has not been confirmed which stage of the race will be heading to Bridlington, the East Riding has hosted the first stage in each of the previous four tours.

Bridlington has been announced as one of the eight host town's for next year's event.
Organisers have confirmed the race will also be visiting Barnsley, Bedale, Doncaster, Halifax, Leeds, Selby and Scarborough.

The eight host towns for 2019.

The eight host towns for 2019.

The full route will be announced towards the end of this year.

Sir Gary Verity, chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire, said: “It’s always exciting to unveil the host towns for the Tour de Yorkshire and this year is no exception.

"We’re thrilled that Bedale will be making its debut as the town gave the riders an amazing reception when they passed through earlier this year, and I’m sure Redcar will also excel in 2020. The other locations have already proven themselves as more than worthy recipients and we cannot wait to return.

"The full route will be announced on Friday, December 7, but we felt it was important to confirm the inclusion of the Harrogate circuit as the sport’s best riders are already planning their trips to the 2019 UCI Road World Championships and the Tour de Yorkshire will be the only chance they get to sample that circuit under race conditions before then.”

Christian Prudhomme, director of the Tour de France at the A.S.O, said: “The Tour de Yorkshire is a true success story and in just four years it has grown to become one of the best attended and most dramatic races on the cycling calendar.

“We are delighted to be working in partnership with such a great team at Welcome to Yorkshire and I know our eight start and finish locations will put on a real show in 2019.”