VIDEO: Behind the scenes look at Tour de Yorkshire in Doncaster

The Tour de Yorkshire hits Doncaster. (Photo: Chris Etchells).
The Tour de Yorkshire hits Doncaster. (Photo: Chris Etchells).

This fantastic video gives an amazing insight into the hard work, fun, colour and excitement of the day the Tour de Yorkshire in Doncaster.

The highlights package, put together for Doncaster Council, combines aerial footage, crowd shots and behind the scenes shots from the race which came to our region on April 29.

Filmed from setting up in the early hours to the conclusion of stage two of the men's race and the women's race on Bennetthorpe, the four minute YouTube clip features scenes from Conisbrough Castle, Tickhill, Sprotbrough and other locations across the borough.

The film also includes scenes of community events and captures the day in a nutshell for the thousands of people who descended on Doncaster for the showpiece cycling extravaganza.