Olympic Torch Relay

Olympic Torch Relay

More than 8000 torch bearers will carry the Olympic Torch Relay across the UK in 70 days. Check the weather forecast as the torch visits a town or city near you.

From the 19 May the Olympic Torch Relay will begin a 70 day journey from Land's End across the United Kingdom as the Flame visits local communities across the country on the lead up to the Olympic Games.

The Flame will finish the 70 day trip with a week visiting the London boroughs before making its way to the Olympic Park to light the flame in the Olympic Stadium as part of the Games opening ceremony.

More than 8,000 torch bearers from communities across the country were nominated by friends and family to carry the Olympic Torch across the country.

The Flame will be carried by torch bearers through more than 1000 towns, cities and villages in the UK.

Torch Relay Route Torch Relay Route

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