Students plan Tour de France field art

An artist's impression of what the work will look like from the air Credit: Writtle College

Students at Writtle College near Chelmsford are planning a huge landscape artwork to celebrate the Tour de France.

They're planning to use more than 300 bales in a field to produced an image of a cyclist which can be seen from the air.

Stage 3 of the Tour de France is due to pass through Cambridgeshire and Essex on Monday 7th July.