Queen's Baton Relay - Wales

Cardiff Castle in the centre of Wales' capital city

Wales were the first country to introduce the Queen's Baton Relay when Cardiff hosted the Games in 1958.

Since making its Commonwealth Games debut in 1930, Wales is one of only six nations to have competed in every Games since.

The country's biggest medal haul was at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester when Wales won 31 medals, six of which were gold.

Check out Wales' climate here or head back to the events calendar.

Forecast

24 May - 30 May - Will the sun shine in Wales as the Queen's Baton takes a week long tour of the country? Check the forecast.

24 May - The Queen's Baton arrives at Cardiff Airport the morning of Saturday 24 May before heading to Merthyr Tydfil for the evening.

25 May - The baton will spend Sunday afternoon in Aberdare.

26 May - Heading north for bank holiday Monday, the baton will appear in Bala at the Urdd Eistedfodd on the third day of it's tour of Wales.

27 May - The baton will return south on Tuesday, visiting Dylan Thomas' boat house in Laugharne to help celebrate the100th anniversary of the poet's birth. It will then tour Carmarthen, Ammanford and Llaneli before returning to Carmarthen for an evening of entertainment.

28 May -  On it's fifth day the Queen's Baton will visit Britain's smallest city in terms of both size and population, St David's. Here it will receive a special blessing before travelling up the Cambrian coast, stopping once it has reached Machynlleth.

29 May - 5 local athletes will take the baton up Snowdon, the highest mountain in England and Wales, before it crosses the Menai Strait to visit the Isle of Anglesey briefly, returning to Caernarfon on the mainland to race against the Llyn Padarn train in a canoe!

30 May - During it's last day in Wales the baton will visit the top of Moel Famau to celebrate an incredible week in Wales before heading across to England on Saturday 31 May.

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