Tour of Britain Cycle Race Finish Day 1 at Glenshee Ski Centre

When is the event?

4th September 2022

Event Details

Parking is now available to book through Eventbrite for the Stage One finish of the 2022 Tour of Britain on Sunday 4th of September 2022 at Glenshee Ski Centre.
This includes parking for those interested in overnight facilities on Saturday 3rd of September, or for anyone considering taking a larger vehicle such as a 16 seat mini bus, large vans, large camper vans or coaches.
The A93 will be closed between Braemar and the Spittal of Glenshee to all unauthorised vehicle traffic from 11am on Sunday 4th September. Spectators wishing to drive and park at the event finish at Glenshee Ski Centre can still do so if they hold a valid parking pass for the carparks. These can be obtained here.
The A93 at Braemar and the Spittal of Glenshee will be manned throughout the day by event stewards, who will close the road at 11am prompt to allow the final preparations for the event finish area to be completed safely. Carpark ticket holders will still be able to gain access to the Ski Centre until 1pm, allowing the opportunity and plenty of time for anyone who wants to watch the start in Aberdeen to travel to the finish line at Glenshee ahead of the Teams.
For those coming from further afield and thinking of parking overnight carparking passes are also available, the ToB event team will arrive on Saturday 3rd of September and the café and toilets will remain open at the ski centre until 8pm to cater for them and for anyone else who might be parking overnight. The café will be open for the sale of hot food and refreshment including alcohol. The café will reopen from 7am on Sunday to cater for breakfast and will then be open throughout the day for sale of refreshments and food. Weather permitting the Cairnwell Chairlift will also be running.
The ToB event village will include event sponsors and merchandisers and also a large screen display, so those waiting at the finish will be able to follow the whole race during the course of the day.
Aberdeenshire Council have arranged parking for those wishing to cycle the last leg of the route from Braemar, this will be in the field normally used as the main Braemar Gathering carpark and situated on the approach to the village from Aberdeen. Cyclists will then be able to make use of the closed road section of the A93 until 1 hour before the race is due to pass (it takes an average of 40 – 50 minutes to cycle the 8 miles from Braemar to Glenshee depending on ability).
Road users should be aware that the A93 will close promptly at 11am on Sunday 4th September and will remain closed until the ToB Event team deem it safe to reopen, this is expected to be between 5pm and 6pm. All parking pass holders are welcome to arrive at Glenshee Ski Centre at any time during the morning but must be through the road closures at Braemar and the Spittal of Glenshee before 1pm after this time access will not be granted. Those parking vehicles will not be allowed to leave the carparks until the event organisers are happy that it is safe to do so.

Where is the event?

Stage 1 of the Tour of Britian 2022, is set for a mountain day on Sunday 4th of September and is due to finish at the Glenshee Ski Centre, on the A93. At 2199ft the A93 Cairnwell Pass is the highest public road pass in the UK and is the designated finish to Stage 1 of this years Tour of Britian. The finish, and event village area will be located at Glenshee Ski Centre.

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