Rapha and Broughton Hall Estate present a celebration of road cycling; a weekend feast of riding, music, films and indulgence.
As the great race flies through the idyllic Yorkshire Dales, Rapha Tempest brings you rides and racing, bespoke on-site camping, visual displays, music, food and drink, workshops, films and plenty of partying.
- Daytime and evening guided rides
- Mini Rapha Super Cross (cyclocross)
- Bike Parking and Rider Recovery Zone
- Rapha Cycle Club
- Music and DJs
- Open-air cinema
- Workshops and talks
- Stage and big screens
- Partner stalls and installations
- Camping is available from Thursday midday to Monday midday (3rd to 7th July)
This historic country house is situated on the edge of The Yorkshire Dales near the market town of Skipton and enjoys easy communications with the cities of Leeds and Manchester.
The Broughton Hall Estate extends to 3000 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, woodland and open countryside - a perfect paradise for cyclists, walkers, fishermen and nature lovers alike. The striking architecture and inspirational scenery lend the perfect backdrop for all events. The surrounding Yorkshire Dales enjoys a mix of outstanding scenery, rich cultural heritage and peaceful atmosphere all on the doorstep.
The Broughton Hall Estate is proud to be hosting Rapha Tempest and is looking forward to the biggest sporting celebration Yorkshire has ever seen.
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Broughton Hall Estate is a familiar venue to Rapha, having hosted the first round of the Rapha Super Cross Series for the last two years. The race’s departure from the UK coincides with Rapha’s 10th birthday, and we want to invite all our customers and friends to share in the festivities and explore the surrounding area.
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Full details coming soon but to whet your appetite….
Rapha Tempest is pulling together a selection of hand picked food vendors to provide the finest food for guests. Street food vendors, artisan producers and local Yorkshire food heroes will be tempting you with their wares across the entire weekend. A full list of food vendors will be announced soon!
All that cycling is certain to bring on a thirst and at Rapha Tempest we take thirst quenching very seriously! A fully stocked bar in the event village will be on hand to help and we are most proud of our real ale tent which will take pride of place with a selection of Yorkshire's finest real ales including ales from Copper Dragon, York Brewery and Ilkley Brewery. Watch this space for a couple more exciting drink announcements soon.
The prices below are for up to four nights camping onsite and include tickets into the festival for all days. Camping is available from Thursday midday to Monday midday (3rd to 7th July) and the festival is open from Thursday midday to Sunday evening. Day passes are not available and it is advisable to arrive on Thursday.
Camp against the stunning backdrop of the Yorkshire Dales and Broughton Hall Estate just a short walk from the car park. Pitch your tent on a first come first served basis.
- Plenty of space
- Camping on a first come first served basis
- Only a short walk from the car park
£45 per child under 14
Children aged 4 and under are free)
Ideal for anyone cycling to the event, our rent-a-tent option means no carrying or pitching of tents. A ready pitched tent will be awaiting your arrival. Price includes 2 man ready-pitched tent with an allocated pitch. Simply bring your sleeping bag and you are good to go.
- 2 man ready pitched waterproof tent with ground sheet
- floor space 4m²
- Allocated pitch
- Short walk from car park
For a spot of home comfort, bring your caravan or motor home and park in our dedicated area with plenty of space and easy access from the main road.
- Dedicated area for caravans and motor homes
- Easy access from main road
- NO electric hook ups, sorry!
- Dedicated pitches allocated on arrival
£45 per child under 14 plus
£40 per camper van or caravan permit
Large pre-pitched tents with beds will be available for those who would like a touch of luxury.
- 11m² Floor space.
- 2 berth double or twin bed with bedding supplied
- 4 berth family set up with bedding supplied
- Luxury toilets and shower facilities
- Designated parking in Luxury Camping area
How can I watch the race?
- Big screens will be showing the live and highlight footage throughout the weekend
- If you bring your bike you can cycle to the nearest point of stage 1 in under 10 minutes (3 miles) and stage 2 in under 30 minutes (9 miles).
- The walk to the first stage will be signposted and is easily accessible for all. It will take approximately 40 minutes to get to Skipton where the race passes through. Stage 2 will take about two hours to walk to.
We are coming in a campervan but our friends aren't, can we camp next to them?
Unfortunately this is not possible as the campervan/caravan/trailer tent field is separate from the tent camping field. If you have a small tent you wish to pitch next to your caravan/campervan/trailer tent you can, however this must be yours and not a friends. Tents cannot exceed 4m square. Due to the size of Rapha Tempest, we are unable to provide any electric hook up.
- Hot showers available in all camping areas.
- Campfires are not permitted.
- Disposable barbeques will be permitted – please use the bricks provided to avoid damage to the land and do not use barbeques within your tent.
- Small camping gas canisters only permitted (up to 2.7 kg in gas weight). No cylinders.
- Campsite wardens will be stationed in the camping area throughout the festival to answer any questions.
- We have a family camping area, which is away from the main arena to minimise noise at night. Please only camp here if you have your family with you.
- Please respect your neighbours and keep noise to a minimum especially after 11pm
- Quiet time will need to be adhered to after Midnight.
- Please only bring tents relevant to number of people due to occupy them.
- Please take all your belongings with you when leaving Rapha Tempest.
- Rapha Tempest accepts no responsibility for items lost or stolen on site. Please leave your non-essential valuables at home.
Will cash machines be available on site?
Cash machines are available on site however there may be a small service charge for them.
What are the facilities for disabled persons?
- Please note Rapha Tempest is situated within the grassy fields surrounding Broughton Hall Estate, and although we will make every effort to make the experience as accessible as possible to all, should you have concerns regarding the layout or terrain of the event site, it may be worth getting in touch in advance to see whether it is suitable for you email@example.com
- A segregated camping area is available for disabled persons should they wish to use it. This is situated closest to the event arena, with a wheelchair accessible route linking the two. This camping area will contain appropriate sanitary facilities for disabled persons and room to park vehicles nearby. Disabled access toilets will also be available within the event village.
What do I need to bring?
- Sunscreen, sunglasses, rainwear
- Camping equipment
- Confirmation email
- Proof of ID
Age restrictions/information for families
- An Adult ticket must be purchased by anyone over the age of 14.
- A Child ticket must be purchased by anyone aged 14 and under.
- Under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18. If you arrive to the event and look under the age of 18, we will ask you to identify your accompanying adult, or produce proof of age to show you are over 18.
- Key workers managing the activities will be CRB checked.
- Children under 18 are the responsibility of their guardian/parents and signage within the children’s area will alert adults of this.
- Activities undertaken within the children’s area will be suitably risk assessed and any age restrictions will be applied by notice.
- Baby changing facilities will be available.
- If found to be under 18 without and accompanying adult, you will not be permitted to enter the site.
- Acceptable forms of ID are a passport, driver license or proof of age card bearing the PASS mark logo.
Is there anywhere to lock my bike securely?
There are secure compounds where you can you lock your bike. This will have 24 hour security however please note all belongings are left at your own risk.
These are in addition to those in our terms and conditions. We have strict guidelines to adhere to if we want to be able to repeat the festival. Please do not make it harder for us to stage the festival next year by ignoring the points below.
- No animals allowed on site
- No glass
- No amplified music i.e. don't bring your own stereo system
- Your own alcohol will not be permitted in the arena
- No gazebos in the event village
- Try to keep general noise in the campsite to a minimum especially after 11pm.
The dealing in or use of illegal drugs is not condoned by Rapha Tempest.
We will share information regarding the schedule of road closures as soon as that is made available to us, but it’s best to plan to walk or cycle to the route, or stay in the event arena and watch all the live action on the big screens.