Tour of Britain comes to the Wychwoods

Cycling fans are set to flock to West Oxfordshire after it was announced the OVO Energy Tour of Britain will pass through the district on the penultimate stage of the Tour on Saturday 9 September. The stage will start in Hemel Hempstead with more than 120 cyclists passing through towns and villages including Oxford, Charlbury and the Wychwoods, before continuing through the Cotswolds and eventually finishing in Cheltenham town centre.

If any residents would be interested in forming a committee to plan some cycling themed events to celebrate the occasion, please contact Jenny Miller, Clerk to Milton-under-Wychwood Parish Council by emailing

The OVO Energy Tour of Britain is British Cycling’s premier road cycling event giving cycling fans the opportunity to see the world’s best teams and riders competing on their doorstep. The OVO Energy Tour of Britain is the UK’s highest ranked professional stage race and the country’s largest free-to-watch sporting event, organised annually by SweetSpot Group.