Cumbrian Tour of Britain stage unveiled

The route for the next spectacular stage of the Tour of Britain has been unveiled.

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Latest Cumbrian Tour of Britain stage welcomed

The route for the most spectacular stage of the Tour of Britain has been unveiled and it's going to test some of the world's best cyclists.

The Lake District leg will see the riders compete for the King of the Mountains title as they go over Honister Pass.

They will also sprint along West Cumbria's Energy Coast on the journey from Carlisle to Kendal.

Our reporter Kim Inglis spoke to Ian Stephens from Cumbria Tourism, Peter Hodges from the Tour of Britain, Matt Cronshaw from Team IG Sigma Sport and Jack Pulla from Madison Genesis:

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Latest Tour of Britain stage unveiled

The Tour of Britain in Carlisle last year Credit: ITV News Border

The route for the next spectacular stage of the Tour of Britain has been unveiled.

The latest leg of the cycle race will start in Carlisle and make its way to Kendal via West Cumbria's energy coast - Honister and Ambleside.

Honister will be the highest point of the route - giving the cyclists a real challenge.

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