The village has a long history. The Anglican Church of St. Mary was mentioned in records dating back to 1147, The name 'Lesbury' is derived from Laece Burg (the town of the leech or physician)
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There will be a full road closure through the village and on the A1068 between 13:15-14:45
Road closures will be kept in place for as short a time as possible, but will inevitably cause some disruption - please plan your journeys around these times
Estimated Time of Arrival: 13:50
The lead cars and outriders will arrive around 20 minutes ahead of the lead riders.
Please park away from the route and with consideration to local residents and businesses
Specialist riders within each team will pick up speed through Lesbury as they head towards the Sprint 2 finish line on the Castle bank in Warkworth.