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Come along and watch with us

Join us on Lowick Green from 10am to watch the Tour of Britain pass through the village.

  • Parking available on the Green and Triangle
  • Tea, coffee and cakes

The roads will close

Rolling road closures along the route will typically come into action 15 to 20 minutes ahead of the lead rider(s).

When will the cyclists arrive?

The race begins at 11am in Barrow and is expected to pass through Ulverston around 11.37am.  By 11.48am the race leader(s) could be at Gawthwaite ready to cycle down the hill towards Lowick.

Estimated arrival times shown at three different race speeds.

Stage six route: Barrow to Cockermouth
Feature Description Base Speed 38kmph 42kmph 46kmph
110% 100% 90%
Sign Gawthwaite 42 11:56 11:52 11:48
Junction A5084 Cuation! Sharp Turn! 42 12:00 11:56 11:52

You can find all the stage information on the official website.

Who is the race leader?

The Green Jersey is worn by the rider who has completed all stages up to that point in the shortest time possible.

How to spot Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome

Look out for Team Sky. Geraint Thomas is wearing 171 and Chris Froome 172.

Unable to watch the race?

You can follow the race on live ITV 4 or catch the daily highlights at 8pm on ITV4.

ITV4 is available on

  • Freeview (Channel 24)
  • Freesat (Channel 117)
  • Sky (Channel 120).