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Check out the Women's Tour route

The Women's Tour takes place in the region this week. Photo:

The first-ever Women's Tour takes place this region, racing through Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Essex, Suffolk and Hertfordshire.

Watch our route map to work out where you can get the best view of the competitors.

The race is made up of five stages:

Stage one: Oundle to Northampton, Wednesday May 7.

Stage two: Hinkley to Bedford, Thursday May 8.

Stage three: Felixstowe to Clacton, Friday May 9.

Stage four: Cheshunt to Welwyn Garden City, Saturday May 10.

Stage five: Harwich to Bury St Edmunds, Sunday May 11.

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