Multiple regions across Scotland

The road races at the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships will take place across Scotland, find details of each region here.

The Kelpies at Helix Park


The world’s best cyclists will savour some of Scotland’s most spectacular scenery next year with the men’s and women’s road races taking in Edinburgh Castle and Arthur’s Seat in the capital, the Wallace Monument and The Kelpies, and the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond en route to the finish line at Glasgow’s George Square.

Explore the regions of Scotland that will host the UCI Road World Championships below.

George Square, Glasgow


Famous for its live music, striking architecture, marvellous (and often free) museums, botanic gardens and loads more, the bike will be added to that list after Glasgow becomes the epicentre for the 2023 UCI Cycling World Champs.

Glasgow will host:

  • Men Junior Road Race
  • Women Junior Road Race
  • Men Under 23 (Finish)
  • Men Elite (Finish)
  • Women Elite (Finish)
  • Time Trial Mixed Relay
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle, Stirling


Situated in the heart of Scotland and only a short train journey from Glasgow and Edinburgh, there’s no better base to attend other events. But there’s more than enough to see, do and cycle in Stirling too.

Stirling will host:

  • Men Junior Individual Time Trial
  • Women Junior Individual Time Trial
  • Men Under 23 Individual Time Trial
  • Men Elite Individual Time Trial
  • Women Elite Individual Time Trial
Salisbury Crags, Edinburgh
Edinburgh's iconic skyline as seen from Salisbury Crags.


Scotland’s capital is a city like no other, home to ancient streets, gothic buildings, hidden pubs, secret shortcuts and some truly special cycling.

Edinburgh will host:

  • Men Elite (Start)
The banks of Loch Lomond
The famous banks of Loch Lomond.

Loch Lomond

In a country full of stunningly beautiful places, Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park stands out as one of the most stunningly beautiful.

A true paradise for wanderers, hikers and bikers, there’s endless opportunities for exploration and adventure on the munros, the lochs, or two wheels.

Loch Lomond will host:

  • Women Elite (Start)
  • Men Under 23 (Start)