Stage Three of the 2015 Women's Tour departs from Ashbourne in Derbyshire in front of packed crowds, which lined the route
The Women's Tour, Britain's leading professional women's cycle race, will take place over five days between Wednesday 7 and Sunday 11 June in 2017 it has today been confirmed.
The 2017 Women's Tour will run over five stages from Wednesday 7 to Sunday 11 June.
The race will once again be a round of the UCI Women's WorldTour, one of just two events in Britain to be on the world calendar, alongside the Prudential RideLondon Classique in July.
It will be the fourth edition of the race to be held since it was launched by SweetSpot Group in 2014. The 2016 Women's Tour was won by Lizzie Deignan, and featured stages in East Anglia, Warwickshire, the Peak District and Northamptonshire, plus an accompanying official sportive.
Building on its inaugural season, the UCI Women's WorldTour will grow to 47-days of competition with the addition of four new events for the 2017 season. The UCI Women's WorldTour is now made up of 21 events in 10 nations, including events in Europe, Asia and North America.
You can find full details of the 2017 UCI Women's WorldTour calendar by clicking here.
Further details of the venues and stages for the 2017 Women's Tour will be announced in the coming months.
If you missed any of the action from this year's edition of The Women's Tour, then check out the Playlist below on our YouTube channel for all of the highlights, interviews and behind the scenes content.
Watch the promo video for the 2017 edition of The Women's Tour, which takes place from Wednesday 7 to Sunday 11 June. Featuring four stages in the Heart of England in Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Staffordshire and Derbyshire before the fifth and final stage takes place on an iconic circuit in the centre of London.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan launched the 2017 Women's Tour at City Hall in London, alongside Olympic Gold medallist Katie Archibald of Team WNT and Drops' London rider Abi Van Twisk. The trio were in front of the world famous backdrop of Tower Bridge with Women's Tour Race Director Mick Bennett to officially unveil the five stages for the UCI Women's WorldTour event.
Look back on the 2016 edition of The Women's Tour and review some of the amazing facts and figures to come from Britain's biggest women's cycling event. This year's race was a part of the new-for-2016 UCI Women's WorldTour, and with it was bigger and better than ever before.