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image for Sporting Event item type2018 OVO Tour of Britain Stage 1 Brecon at Brecon/Aberhonddu

Sporting Event, Sun 2 Sep 2018

Tour of Britain

Tour of Britain


The 2018 OVO Energy Tour of Britain begins in Carmarthenshire for the first time as we welcome 120 of the world’s top professional cyclists for Britain’s biggest professional cycle race. The 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 door step, taking place between Sunday 2 and Sunday 9 September 2018.

Starting from Pembrey Country Park, the stage takes in Carmarthen, Nantgaredig, Llanarthney, Ffairfach near Llandeilo, Llangadog and Llandovery. The Tour continues through the town and east on the A40 to Trecastle and Sennybridge (13:00/13:30) where the stage turns right to Defynnog and takes the A4215 (another King of the Mountains sector on this stretch of road) to join the A470 at Libanus (13:15.13:45). The race now heads into Brecon (13:25/13:55), through the town to the A40 then the B4558 south to Talybont-on-Usk (13:40/14:10) and Llangyndir. The Tour continues to the stage finish in Newport via Usk.

Cash PointCoach parties acceptedCurrency ExchangeDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Wheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 2 Sep 2018 13:15



01932 831485





Plan route to Brecon/Aberhonddu using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 046287  Lat: 51.94862 Long: -3.38889

Brecon is reached by the A40 road from the east or west or the A470 from the south or north. Brecon bus station has services from Cardiff/Merthyr Tydfil, Llandrindod Wells, Newtown, Swansea, Neath, Abergavenny, Hay-on-Wye and Hereford.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 20 miles from Abergavenny station


  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Currency ExchangeCurrency Exchange
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing