Interest in cycling has grown massively in recent years, with the exploits of riders like Sir Chris Hoy and Mark Cavendish inspiring thousands of people to take up riding.
The professional cycling calendar attracts huge interest in the United Kingdom throughout the year, with the best riders competing in races in towns and cities across the country.
Read on for our top four events worth checking out in 2018.
Chorley Grand Prix
Head to Chorley in the middle of April to cheer on Britain’s professional cyclists as they tackle a 116 mile course in the opening round of the British Cycling Elite Road Series for 2018.
The popular market town is steeped in history and surrounded by beautiful countryside. With a bustling town centre, historic halls, pleasant parks and wonderful walks, Chorley is an unspoilt gem in Lancashire’s crown.
Check out 888 Offers before travelling for the chance to boost your budget for visiting attractions like Astley Hall, Hoghton Tower, Botany Bay or Yarrow Valley Country Park.
Tour de Yorkshire
This year’s event will take place over four days in early May in towns and cities across the White Rose county.
Sheffield, Leeds and Ilkley are amongst the destinations on this year’s route for an event that attracted over two million spectators in 2017.