The Women’s Tour of Britain returns to Suffolk this year after a successful inaugural event in 2014.

The international women’s cycling stage-race will take place in the county for the second year in succession during five days in June and our hotels are ideally placed to allow you to share in the experience.

The first stage of the 2015 Friends Life Women’s Tour begins at the Angel Hill in Bury St Edmunds on Wednesday, June 17, and although we’re still waiting for the exact route to be confirmed, we know the riders will cover the county before crossing the finish line at nearby Aldeburgh.

Our hotel properties are all within cycling distance of each other and we’re hoping to welcome plenty of race fans to enjoy food and overnight stays with us during the event.

Although this year’s riders have not yet been announced, the likes of double Olympic gold medallist Laura Trott, world champion Dani King, world cup winner Joanna Rowsell and national cyclo-cross champion Helen Wyman could all be involved. Last year saw Dutch rider Marianne Vos claim overall victory, while Olympic silver medallist Lizzie Armitstead also competed in the inaugural event.

For more information on all our properties, please click on the link below and start planning your cycling adventure today!

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Kesgrave Hall
The Pier.

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Maison Talbooth

01206 322367

A luxury boutique hotel in Essex, looking out across Constable’s Countryside and Dedham Vale.

  • 12 uniquely designed bedrooms
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • The Treatment Rooms day spa

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Le Talbooth

01206 323150

Great food and great service at this stunning restaurant beside the River Stour.

  • Riverside terrace and lawn
  • Outdoor marquee perfect for weddings
  • Private dining options available

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The Pier

01255 241212

Visit our hotel and restaurants by the coast for something a little different.

  • 14 individual bedrooms
  • All-day dining in the bar brasserie
  • Fresh sea food caught daily

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01206 322795

Escape from the bustle and relax at this charming hotel with bar, restaurant, lounge and terrace.

  • 15 quiet and relaxing bedrooms
  • Bar and restaurant with all-day dining
  • Two great spaces for meetings or private dining

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Kesgrave Hall

01473 333741

Charming hotel and restaurant set in beautiful grounds in the heart of Suffolk.

  • 23 en-suite bedrooms
  • Relaxed brasserie – open all day
  • Premier event venue The Hangar

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