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The Olympic Torch Relay

| The Olympic Torch Relay 70 days Peace Unity Friendship 8000 miles 1hr There's a 95% chance the flame has or will come within an hour's travel of YOU! 1 destination Have you been where the flame has been? Lit by the sun in Olympia, Greece 1019 UK cities, towns and Travelled 1800 miles around the birthplace of the Olympics In Athens, it was handed over to the new host city, London villages 23 V Land's End to Plymouth V Exeter V Taunton V Bristol V Worcester V Malvern to Cardiff V Cheltenham 24 Arrived in Britain on the BA A319 "Firefly" V Swansea V Aberystwyth 10 V Bangor 11 V Chester 12 V Stoke-on-Trent 13 V Bolton 14 V Liverpool 15 V Isle of Man 16 V Portrush 17 V Derry 18 V Newry 19 V Dublin 20 V Belfast 21 Glasgow 22 V Inverness 23 V Orkney to Shetland 24 V Isle of Lewis to Aberdeen 25 V Dundee 26 V Edinburgh 27 V Alnwick 28 V Newcastle-upon-Tyne 29 V Durham 30 V Middlesbrough 31 V Kingston-upon-Hull 32 V York 33 V Carlisle 34 V Bowness-on-Windermere 35 V Blackpool 36 V Manchester 37 V Leeds 38 V Sheffleld 39 V Cleethorpes 40 V Lincoln 41 V Nottingham 42 Derby 43 V Birmingham 44 Coventry 45 V Leicester 46 Peterborough 47V Norwich 48 Ipswich 49 V Chelmsford 50 V Cambridge 51 22 24 Day 70 Fri 27 July Olympic Stadium The last torchbearer lights the cauldron -the official startofthe 26 21 30th modem 27 Olympiad 16 28 29 18 15 37 13 14 36 19 38 10 42 41 45 43 44 47 50 48 51 49 Luton 52 53 54 Oxford Reading Basingstoke to Winchester to Salsbury Weymouth and Portland Day 1 Sat 19 May Land's End to Plymouth The 70-day Olympic Torch Relay began 55 56 57 58 Boumemouth 59 Southampton Guernsey to Jersey to Portsmouth Brighton and Hove Hastings 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 Dover Maldstone 8000 Gulldford Waltham Forest 58 Bexley 58 Wandsworth Ealing Haringey torchbearers Westminster Olymplc Stadium Have you done what the torch has done? TT sidecar ride on the Isle of Man Ride on the chairlift at the Needles, Isle of Wight Rainforest balloon ride at the Eden Project White water raft at Lee Valley Trip on the Flying Scotsman A North Yorkshire Moors Railway journey A Manx Electric Railway ride Abseil down the Dock Tower in Grimsby |Visit the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire Boat across Lough Neagh and Loch Ness Ceredigion Cobb Horse Ride in Aberaeron Cross the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct on a boat Take a tram and a canal boat at the Black Country Living Museum in Dudley Take a steamer across Lake Windermere Skate at the National Ice Centre Cable car ride at the Heights of Abraham in Matlock Paralympic cycling at Brands Hatch M Rowing boat trip at Henley on Thames and on the River Bann Inspired by the official relay, alternative torch relays and many tarchbearers have raised substantial funds for charity

The Olympic Torch Relay

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An infographic displaying the journey of the London Olympic Torch Relay 2012


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