London 2012 reveals places on Olympic Torch Relay route

Monday 07 November 2011

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) today confirmed all the communities through which the Olympic Flame will be carried by Torchbearers during the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.

Tower Bridge, London Tower Bridge, London

 

An astounding 1,018 villages, towns and cities on the route means the Olympic Flame will be within 10 miles of 95% of the population! The street by street detail of the route will be confirmed next year, but in the meantime take a look at this nifty interactive map: www.london2012.com/olympictorchrelaymap

Angel of the North, near Newcastle Angel of the North, near Newcastle

 

  Travelling by different methods of transport including horseback, bicycle, tram and steam-train, the Olympic Torch Relay will also include exciting moments with extreme heights, high speeds and breath-taking spectacles.

Stonehenge Stonehenge, Wiltshire

 

Every county in England and every Local Authority area in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales will host the Olympic Flame, with it reaching as far north as Lerwick in Scotland to St Helier in the south, Lowestoft in the east and Enniskillen in the west passing well known landmarks including Snowdon, Stormont, Loch Ness and the iconic locations pictured here on route. Be here to welcome it too!

Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland

 

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