Holmbridge Cricket Club - le Tour de France Holmfirth

Tour de France - Yorkshire Grand Depart 2014

The weekend was a massive success. We would like to thank everyone who helped and made it possible,
but especially Mark Beaumont & all his staff at Ampl.

Click this link for photos from the weekend.

Other events and attractions to be announced.

On Sunday 6th July 2014 le Tour de France Grand Depart will come up the Holme Valley and pass right by Holmbridge CC.
This will mark the start of the climb up to the 524m/1719ft summit of Holme Moss.
Once they reach the summit they will have covered more than 3/4 of that days distance before they descend into Derbyshire before heading off to the finish in Sheffield City centre.
  • The length of the entire cavalcade is over 7 miles.
  • It will take over 3 hours to pass you from the first to last vehicle.
  • On average people spend over 6 hours at the side of the road.
  • The route on the 5th July is 190km
  • On SUNDAY 6th JULY the route is 200km long
    -including the grueling climb up Holme Moss (which could take as little at 6 minutes to complete)
  • Over 3 billion people watch the Tour every year.
  • Each year le Tour de France airs over 4500 hours of TV coverage (and a few minutes past us!)
  • In 1958, Yorkshireman Brian Robinson was the 1st Brit to win a stage of le Tour.
  • And in 2012, Bradley Wiggins became the first British rider to win le Tour in its history.

Follow @HolmbridgeCC on Twitter to keep up to date with what's going on. #TDF2014

Contact Martin Gledhill for any enquiries: holmbridgecc@gmail.com

Or visit the Yorkshire.com/letour website

Aerial View of Holmbridge CC