Tour of Britain: Where to watch

Team Sky's Elia Viviani (right), Etixx-Quick Step's Mark Cavendish and Lotto-Soudal's Andre Greipel (left) race towards the finish line during Stage 1 of the Tour of Britain.
Team Sky's Elia Viviani (right), Etixx-Quick Step's Mark Cavendish and Lotto-Soudal's Andre Greipel (left) race towards the finish line during Stage 1 of the Tour of Britain.

Planning to watch the Tour of Britain come through the Borders? Here are the best places and times to watch.

Please note that these times are estimates and can vary by 45 minutes depending on the speed of the race:

STAGE 3

Cockermouth to Kelso

216 km / 134.3 miles

(Tuesday, September 8)

Cockermouth 10:15am

Carlisle 11:58am

Gretna Green 12:28pm

Harelaw 12:58pm

Newcastleton 1:14pm

Bonchester Bridge 1:58pm

Hawick 2:12pm

Hawick High Street 2:15pm

Tower Knowe 2:15pm

Wilton Hill (King of the Mountains section) 2:17pm

A7 Wilton Hill 2:17pm

Selkirk 2:39pm

A7 Ettrick Terrace 2:42pm

B6360 dir Abbotsford 2:48pm

Tweedbank Drive 2:53

Melrose 2:57pm

Melrose High Street 2:59pm

Dingleton Road (King of the Mountains section) 3pm

A699 dir Kelso 3:07pm

Maxton 3:16pm

Kelso 3:35pm

A699 Kelso Bridge 3:35pm

Cobbled section 600m 3:36pm

Floors Castle 3:38pm

STAGE 4

Edinburgh to Blyth

217.4 km or 135.2 miles

(Wednesday, September 9)

Holyrood Park 10am

Musselburgh 10.22am

Prestonpans 10.29am

Gifford 11.11am

Cranshaws 11:38

Duns 12 noon

Coldstream 12.22pm

Cornhill 12.26pm

Crookham 12.35pm

Ford (including a King of the Mountains section) 12.40pm

Blyth 3.30pm