Poster showing cyclists, Tour of Britain logo and Isle of Wight date Sunday 11 September 2022

The Isle of Wight will be hosting the final leg of the most prestigious, Tour of Britain cycle race on September 11, 2022.

The race, which involves over 100 of the world’s best riders including Olympic and World Champions and Tour de France winners, covers over 1,373 kilometres in total over the eight stages from Aberdeen to the Isle of Wight.  You can read about these stages here

The final stage (stage eight) on the Island will cover 150 kilometres from the start in Ryde to the finish at the Needles Battery and promises to be an incredible spectacle.  You can view the route across the Island here The race will have an impact on the network – albeit a short-lived one –  on race day.

Island Roads is not providing traffic management services for this event.

The Isle of Wight Council is working closely with the organisers Sweetspot, with Visit Isle of Wight and with residents, businesses and other key stakeholders across the Island to ensure the event is a great success for all concerned.

The council has recently set up two online information hubs onto which will be published traffic information concerning the race.

The first is a dedicated Facebook Page There is also a dedicated section of the IW Council’s website

Please visit these sites to view information about the Tour of Britain and its impact on the Island’s highway network.

If you have any queries about the event, then please email the council on