• Riders will begin their Tour de France journey in Leeds City Centre for the Grand Depart
  • The Holy Trinity Church in Skipton is decorated with a large yellow jersey
  • A climb to the Buttertubs Pass in Hawes will be tackled on day one
  • The popular Yorkshire Dales town of Hawes in Wensleydale will be a focal point for many on stage one
  • Riders will pass this village green in Masham
  • Fountains Abbey in Ripon always looks lovely in summer
  • Riders will climb the cobbled hill at Haworth
  • Harrogate is ready for the Tour to come through
  • Betty's craft person Ruth Mawer is hand finishing the chocolate1919 Victory Bear, which is wearing the Tour de France yellow jersey. A tasty treat for all
  • Harewood House is another famous landmark competitors will see
  • Stage two will begin in York, home of York Minster
  • The restored Holgate Windmill in York is getting a themed look for the occasion
  • A sign in a field high in the Pennines near Keighley
  • A home owner in Hebden Bridge is looking forward to the riders passing through
  • The pupils of Cragg Vale Junior School are getting excited about the Tour
  • Riders may be tempted to grab a bite to ear at Sid's Cafe in Holmfirth
  • Nick Clegg helped launch the Grand Depart Tour Maker scheme in Sheffield
  • Riders will whizz past the appropriately-named Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge shortly after the start of stage three
  • And it will all end at Trafalgar Square

Tour de France in Yorkshire

Riders will begin their Tour de France journey in Leeds City Centre for the Grand Depart