Saffron Walden Grand Prix

 August 2019

Le Tour de France visited in 2014 - since then, the silence has been deafening. Until now.

Monument Cycling is bringing Elite racing back to the roads of Saffron Walden.

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The Saffron Walden Grand Prix is a new race based around the historic market town of Saffron Walden. The race will take place on a 1.1km circuit, showcasing the finest town in the area – there are plenty of opportunities to watch the bunch lined out on the fast, winding roads of north west Essex, concertinaed in the narrow streets of the market, or sprinting for the finish on the iconic tree lined High Street.

The race will take place on fully closed roads, with medical cover provided by St John Ambulance. Local food and drink vendors will supply refreshments in Saffron Walden's market square. 

Hear the roar of thousands of fans lining the roads, as the country's best cyclists compete to become the first champion of the Saffron Walden Grand Prix.

The Venue


Saffron Walden County High School

Audley End Road

Saffron Walden


CB11 4UH


Information for Residents and spectators

We'll be updating this page and our social media channels with information regarding road closures, the best places to watch, and how to plan for the day. Stay tuned for more details over the next few months.