Yorkshire Cycle Tours - Le Grand Départ

We will confirm your booking on receipt of £50.00 deposit





Lining up for Le Grand Depart Tour

En route through the Dales

The First Day of the Yorkshire Tour de France
The first day's route (click on image for larger view)

The Second Day of the Yorkshire Tour de France
The second day's route (click on image for larger view)

Download the cycling pack PDF
Do you want to cycle Day 1 and Day 2 of the 2014 'Grand Depart'?

NO OTHER HOTEL IS AS STRATEGICALLY PLACED
Only 1 mile from Day 1 Route and 3 miles from Day 2 Route.

For Individual Cyclists

Your chance to cycle the route of the race!


Rendezvous Hotel is offering a special rate of:

  • £55 per person based on 3 adults sharing a triple bedded room
  • £65 per person based on 2 adults sharing a twin or double room
  • £25 single room occupancy supplement
    This includes:

  • Dinner
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Energy supplements
  • Secure bike storage and drying facility
  • Leisure facilities including Swim/Sauna/Steam room and Gym
  • Physio treatments available at extra cost
  • Accident call-out system
  • Daily maintenance at the hotel if required
  • Route cards & route maps (as much or as little of day 1 & 2 routes that you wish to take part in)
  • Transport back from Sheffield would incur a standard taxi fare

Non-cycling partners welcome at £40 per person, per night and additional nights available @ £40 per person per night and additional nights available @ £57.00 DBB per person, with a £20 single supplement. Bedroom upgrades from as little as £10 per room per night.

For Private Cycling Groups

Cycol-Rendezvous Tours are offering your private group of ten or more the chance of a lifetime to cycle the route of the race!


Staying at the Rendezvous is a great way for groups to check out the route. Included in the package is dinner each evening followed by a discussion on the following days’ cycling, bed and breakfast, plus a packed lunch for each day of the cycling. Cyclists will be fully escorted and supported by Cycol Tours throughout (see web site www.cycoltours.com)

Cycol-Rendezvous Hotel is offering a 3 night inclusive package at a total cost of:

  • £300 per person based on 3 adults sharing a triple bedded room
  • £330 per person based on 2 adults sharing a twin or double room
  • £390 per person in a single occupancy room
    This includes:

  • Dinner each evening followed by a discussion on the route for the following day
  • Bed and Breakfast each evening/morning
  • Energy supplements each day of cycling
  • Transport for riders and bikes where necessary
  • Secure bike storage and drying facility
  • Fully professionally supported and escorted throughout the ride
  • Leisure facilities including Swim/Sauna/Steam room and Gym
  • Physio treatments available at extra cost
Non-cycling partners welcome at a special rate and additional nights available @ £57.50 DBB per person, with a £20 single supplement. Bedroom upgrades from as little as £10 per room per night.

Endorsed by Brian Cookson OBE - newly elected president of Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), and by Barry Hoban, winner of 8 stage wins in the Tour de France between 1967 and 1975.



Please contact reservations to discuss the dates of your choice. Dates are subject to availability.


We can offer routes and distances to match your riding fitness. For example:

(L) = Long route (approximately 90% of the actual route)
(S) = Short route (approximately 50% of the actual route)

Day 1

(L) 80% of the long route includes all major climbs with the addition of the scenic climb from Pateley Bridge back to Skipton*
(S) = 50% of the short route includes all major climbs of the actual route*
(S) = 91 mile/ 146.56km
(L) = 116 miles/ 186.68km
(Full) = 118 miles/ 189.9km

Day 2

(L) = long route as per tour excluding York and Sheffield City centres*
(S) = Rendezvous Hotel Skipton to Sheffield Hillsborough*
(S) = 80 miles/128.75km
(L) – 111miles/178.64km

* All Long and Short routes are designed to avoid all busy major roads and City Centres.

To make phone booking call us on 01756 700 100 and ask for reservations

Burnley | Padiham | Lancaster | Skipton | Barnoldswick

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