Olympic Torch Relay week four

The torch relay will visit the Shetland and Orkney Islands as part of the tour of the UK.

Throughout week four the Olympic torch relay will travel throughout Scotland as well as visit the Shetland and Orkney Islands.

The torch bearers will carry the torch throughout the Highlands of Scotland crossing a wide variety of terrain. 

Week four will see the Olympic torch visit some of the largest towns and cities in Scotland, including:

  • Glasgow
  • Kirkwall  
  • Aberdeen
  • Edinburgh
  • Alnwick

8000 torch bearers will carry the Olympic Flame through communities across the country as it makes its way to the opening ceremony of the Games. A different city each night will host an Olympic Torch Relay celebration to mark the flame reaching their town or city.

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Check the forecast for the locations visited by the torch relay each day.

The torch will pass some of the most recognisable attractions and landmarks in the country, they include:

  • Hampden Park (view the five day weather forecast)
  • John O'Groat's
  • Inverness Castle 
  • Scone Palace

Check the five day weather forecast to see what the weather will be like when the torch relay passes through your town or city. 

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You can check the weather forecast for other events through the Events Calendar.

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