Harrogate – Getting Ready For Tour de France


“…Tour de France is coming to Harrogate this weekend. Everybody is getting in on the act and yellow bicycles are mushrooming…”


Many roads will be closed and parking will be nightmare but crowds will gather, many will be partying and there will be a lot of fun.

A local school displayed:


A local restaurant e-mailed:

“On Friday 4th July we are celebrating a Best of British Night which includes Fish and Chips followed by Strawberries, Cream & Ice Cream. Then dance the night away with hillybilly trio Root’n Toot’n….On Saturday 5th July escape the hustle and bustle of town and come and enjoy our Yorkshire Carvery Night which offers a selection of Roast Meats freshly carved, served with Potatoes & a wide selection of Vegetables, Sauces & Accompaniments.”

Harrogate Library is  joining in:


A local supermarket put out yellow plastic bikes for sale:IMG_0171

There are flags and yellow bicycles in front of shops and houses:



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