Yorkshire 2019: UCI Road World Championships Wharfedale

Yorkshire 2019: UCI Road World Championships in Wharfedale & Craven

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Men Elite Road Race 2019

MEN ELITE ROAD RACE: Sunday 29th September 2019

Riders will wind their way into the Yorkshire Dales before a trio of significant climbs come one after another. Splits could well emerge if the pace is pushed at the head of the peloton. Passing through Skipton, Addingham, Ilkley, Burley-in-Wharfedale & Otley. A battle to regain contact should then develop on the fast approach to Harrogate.

Seven laps of the tough and technical Harrogate circuit will ensure only the strongest survive for a chance to claim the iconic rainbow jersey.

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Men Junior Road Race 2019

MEN JUNIOR ROAD RACE: Thursday 26th September 2019

The first 37km of this rolling parcours sees the peloton head into the Dales where the first key climb of the day is awaiting them at Kidstones. This early ramp should provide an ideal opportunity for a breakaway to move clear, but the peloton will have ample time to plug that gap on the relatively flat section which follows before Burnsall. The route passes through Threshfield and the historic landmarks of Barden Tower and Bolton Abbey will then be passed before the second main climb of the day comes between Beamsley and Blubberhouses. This drag onto the exposed moorland could catch some riders unaware before they sweep into Harrogate and take on three laps of the circuit before one final sprint for victory along Parliament Street.

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Women Elite Road Race 2019

WOMEN’S ELITE ROAD RACE: Saturday 28th September 2019

This is a mass start event where Women’s national teams come together in a peloton and compete against each other. The winning rider is the first athlete to cross the finish line at the end of the full race distance.

The Women’s elite peloton will leave Bradford and head north into the Yorkshire Dales, passing through Guiseley, Menston & Otley before they begin the route south to the finish in the spa town of Harrogate where they will do 3 laps of the Harrogate circuit.

Best Western Plus: The Craiglands Hotel

The Best Western Plus Craiglands Hotel is a 3-star hotel located in Ilkley and is perfect for a short break or a long weekend. Free Wifi available.

Cowpasture Rd, Ilkley LS29 8RQ

01943 430001

Britannia Hotel, Bramhope

The Britannia Leeds Bradford Airport Hotel is a modern hotel, set in 3 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, offering panoramic views of the surrounding area, including the stunning Yorkshire Dales. The hotel is situated just 2 miles from Leeds Bradford Airport, 8 miles from Leeds city centre and 10 miles from Bradford.

Leeds Rd, Bramhope, Leeds LS16 9JJ
0871 222 0027

Catgill Campsite, Bolton Abbey

The campsite is part of a traditional Yorkshire farm with spectacular views across the Wharfe valley. With a small stream meandering through the site.

Shower block with hot showers, washbasins and toilets including a dedicated disabled/family room in both male and female washrooms. A separate facility provides sinks for pot washing and 2 large communal fridge freezers. There is a small shop selling a few basic essentials and our ever-popular fire pits are available to hire on request.

Catgill Campsite, Catgill Farm, Bolton Abbey, BD23 6HA

Chevin Country Park Hotel & Spa, Otley

Chevin Country Park Hotel & Spa comfortable rooms, self-catering dog-friendly lodges and large family rooms with woodland views in Otley.
At Chevin Country Park Hotel & Spa you can find spa breaks or something for a romantic weekend break in Yorkshire. Set on the beautiful Chevin the views are wonderful.

York Gate, Guiseley, Otley LS21 3NU

01943 467818

Hollins Hall Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Baildon

A superb location on 200 acres of lush, immaculately landscaped grounds, as well as impeccable service and a host of amenities. Unwind in your spacious, well-appointed hotel room or suite, which includes deluxe pillowtop bedding, an ergonomic workspace, a flat-screen TV, high-speed Wi-Fi and more.

Hollins Hill, Baildon, Shipley, Bradford BD17 7QW
01274 530053

Masons Campsite, Appletreewick

Masons Campsite in the Yorkshire Dales. Masons is the perfect place for a Glamping, Camping and Caravanning trip in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Our dog-friendly site is perfectly situated in the picturesque village of Appletreewick, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.


Tel: 01756 720275

Masons Campsite, Appletreewick, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6DD

Mercure Leeds Parkway Hotel, Bramhope

Choose the 3-star Mercure Leeds Parkway Hotel, set in a tranquil spot near the Yorkshire Dales. This Leeds hotel is just a short hop to the city centre, next to Golden Acre Park wildlife reserve. Complimentary high-speed WiFi is available in the 118 stylish guest rooms and throughout the hotel.

Otley Rd, Leeds LS16 8AG
0844 815 9020

The Black Horse Hotel, Otley

The Black Horse Hotel is the perfect base to explore Wharfedale.

A former coaching inn set in a renovated 17th-century building. The rooms include a private bathroom, flatscreen TV, DVD player and tea/coffee making facilities.

The traditional pub serving real ales, stone baked pizzas and good value meals.

Free private parking available on-site.

2 Westgate, Otley LS21 3AS
01943 466383

The Cow and Calf, Ilkley

Situated opposite the iconic Cow & Calf Rocks, this 19th-century lodge offers awe-inspiring views and the best value accommodation. Boasting period charm and modern comforts, The Cow & Calf provides the perfect base to explore.

Straightforward lodging adjacent to a rustic pub, plus free hot breakfast and Wi-Fi.

Hangingstone Rd, Ilkley LS29 8BT

Phone: 01943 607335

The Dalesway Hotel, Ilkley

The Dalesway Hotel Bar & Restaurant Ilkley is located in the very centre of the pretty spa town, just a short walk from the railway station. The Dalesway offers warm and traditional hospitality. The Dalesway is the ideal location for visitors to Ilkley and the surrounding area. Our rooms are large, well equipped and all are en-suite.  Generous and ‘award-winning’ traditional food is served daily.

1 Leeds Rd, Ilkley LS29 8DH

01943 605 438

The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel, Bolton Abbey

The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel & Spa sits on the glorious sloping Dales with spacious beautifully decorated Rooms.

The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa
Bolton Abbey Estate
Yorkshire Dales National Park
North Yorkshire
BD23 6AJ

General Enquiries  01756 710441

The Devonshire Fell, Skipton

The Devonshire Fell Hotel is situated in Burnsall, offering excellent views of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Burnsall, Skipton BD23 6BT

01756 729000

The Horse & Farrier, Otley

Located a short stroll from the market square in Otley town centre, the Horse and Farrier offer fine ale and locally sourced comfort food. The Horse and Farrier boast’s four luxury, en-suite bedrooms available on a bed and breakfast basis.

7 Bridge St, Otley LS21 1BQ
01943 468400

The Wheatley Arms, Ben Rhydding

Standing proudly in the charming village of Ben Rhydding, with a perfect position amongst leafy lanes and avenues. The ground floor offers a series of beautiful spacious rooms. Open log fires are especially welcoming after a walk on the nearby moors. With hand pulled real ales & delicious food served throughout the day.

Rooms available.

Wheatley Ln, Ilkley LS29 8PP

01943 816496


The White Swan, Yeadon

An independent Bar, Restaurant and B&B (5 en-suite letting rooms) where the emphasis is on good cask ales, home cooked food and a friendly and happy atmosphere.

High St, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7TA

0113 345 1383