What to expect
Stage One: Grand Départ: Penzance to Bodmin – Sunday 5 September
Cornwall will host the Tour of Britain for the first time ever in September 2021, with the Grand Départ of this year’s race seeing riders travel 170 kilometres through the Cornish countryside, starting at Penzance and ending in Bodmin.
The route will also visit St Just, St Ives, Hayle, Camborne, Pool, Redruth, Falmouth, Penryn, Truro, Newquay, St Austell and the Eden Project.
Closest Stations: Penzance, St Ives, Hayle, Camborne, Redruth, Falmouth, Penryn, Truro, Newquay, St Austell, Bodmin Parkway
Stage Two: Sherford to Exeter – Monday 6 September
Taking place on Monday 6 September, the Devon stage will start in the new community of Sherford in the South Hams and finish in the city of Exeter.
The cathedral city last hosted a stage finish in 2014 when Austrian Matthias Brändle soloed to the victory.
Closest Stations: Ivybridge, Exeter Central