In a nutshell…
Your VIP area opens at around noon and you’ll be in an amazing spot, very close to the finish line. You’ll catch all the race action on the big screens in live time, while you enjoy an amazing buffet lunch and make the most of the open bar! From your exclusive seating area, you'll see the winner cross the finish line and take their place on the podium. Of course you'll be surrounded by likeminded fans, guaranteeing a super atmosphere you expect at the Tour of Britain.
Example menu from Tour caterers:
Beef and Guinness mash topped pie
Salmon fish cakes with sweet peas, potato and chives
Warm mushroom, chestnut and cranberry tart Vegan
Roasted gammon w/English mustard and marmalade glaze
Lemon roasted new potatoes
Roasted cauliflower and pomegranate
Fruit platters of mango, honeydew melon, watermelon, berries,
Homemade sage and parsley sausage rolls
Selection of British cheeses and meat platters w/vegan option
Caesar salad with bacon, parmesan and croutons
Lentil salad, mixed leaf and tomato, mint and parsley dressing
Sugar snap peas and fennel with apple cider vinaigrette
Selection of branded and homemade dressing w/vegan options
Sticky toffee pudding
Selection of cakes w/vegan options
You’ll have around 4 hours in the venue, but exact timings will be confirmed on your final documentation around 7-10 days before the race.
Riders usually pass the finish line at around 3-4pm but ETA’s for each stage will be published in August.
The race begins in Penzance at around 10am. Riders will head to the coast, past St Ives, Hayle and Gwithian. They’ll catch spectacular views of Falmouth Bay, as they head to the city of Truro, before heading back to the north coast to take in Newquay Bay. The race passes the world famous Eden Project before finishing up in Bodmin, with a 700-metre uphill drag to the line.