The start of the final stage of the prestigious Tour of Britain cycling race will be in Stonehaven!

The Tour of Britain is the UK’s biggest cycling event, attracting some of the world’s top riders.

Starting in Penzance on 6 September, the final stage will start in Stonehaven on Sunday 13 September, feature a tough Cairn o’Mount climb and end in Aberdeen.

The full route of the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire stage of the Tour of Britain will be announced at a later date.

Organisers say the mix of “stunning landscapes, historic architecture, passionate fans and gruelling terrain” promise a “spectacular finale”.