London 2012: Olympic torch relay route - the highlights

The Great Bath in the Roman Baths The Olympic flame will reach Bath, famous for its Roman baths, on day four

A list of significant places the London 2012 Olympic torch relay will visit, as it makes its journey around the UK, has been revealed.

The Olympic flame arrives in the UK on 18 May and begins its 70-day journey at Land's End on the morning of 19 May.

Visiting every nation and region on its 8,000 mile journey, it will stop off at landmarks including Durdle Door, Dorset, and Blackpool Tower before heading to the Olympic Park for the opening ceremony of the Games on 27 July.

Week 1 - 19-25 May: Land's End to Cardiff

  • Land's End Signpost
Millennium Square, Bristol The torch will be carried through Bristol's Millennium Square
  • St Michael's Mount
  • Eden Project
  • Plymouth Life Centre
  • Torre Abbey
  • Dunster Castle
  • Electric Powered Community Boat
  • Wells Cathedral
  • "Aiming High" Power Boat
  • Glastonbury Tor
  • Clifton Suspension Bridge
  • Racehorse at Cheltenham Racecourse
  • Weston-super-Mare
  • Gloucester Cathedral
  • Severn Valley Railway Steam Train
  • Elephants, West Midlands Safari Park
  • Cardiff Castle
  • Millennium Stadium

Week 2 - 26 May - 1 June: Cardiff to Liverpool

  • Caerphilly Castle
  • Oystermouth Castle
  • Bay Rider Land Train
  • Kidwelly Castle
  • Ceredigion Cobb Horse
  • Cliff Top Railway, Aberystwyth
  • Steam Train, Blaenau Ffestiniog Railway Station to Porthmadog Station
  • Beaumaris Castle
  • RNLI Lifeboat, Beaumaris to Menai Bridge
  • Great Orme Cable Car
  • Eastgate Clock Tower
  • Racehorse at Chester Racecourse
  • Snowdon, Snowdonia National Park
  • Pontcysllte Aqueduct & Llangollen Canal, Trevor
View from inside the Lovell Telescope A torchbearer will carry the flame to the top of the Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank in Cheshire
  • Ironbridge
  • The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke on Trent
  • Tatton Park, Knutsford
  • Victoria Square, Bolton
  • Jodrell Bank, Macclesfield
  • Bolton Town Hall, Bolton
  • Another Place, Crosby
  • Knowsley Safari Park, Knowsley
  • Mersey Ferries, Birkenhead - Liverpool

Week 3 - 2-8 June: Liverpool to Glasgow

  • National Sports Centre, Isle of Man
  • TT motorbike sidecar, Isle of Man
  • Lifeboat Station, Douglas, Isle of Man
  • Horse Tram, Douglas, Isle of Man
  • Cyclist, Douglas, Isle of Man
  • Manx Electric Railway, Isle of Man
  • Laxey Wheel, Laxey, Isle of Man
  • Titanic Museum Belfast
  • Stormont House
  • Belfast Zoo
  • Carrickfergus Castle
  • Carfunnock Country Park
  • Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge
  • Giants Causeway
  • Dunluce Castle
  • River Bann
Stormont House In Northern Ireland the torch will be carried in the grounds of Stormont House
  • Mussenden Temple (Photographed from the Beach at Downhill)
  • Derry/Londonderry Peace Bridge
  • Marble Arch Caves
  • Enniskillen Castle
  • Croke Park
  • Garden of Remembrance
  • Government buildings
  • Mansion House
  • Newry Town Hall
  • Lough Neagh
  • Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
  • Hampden Park
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Week 4 - 9-15 June: Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne

  • National Indoor Sports Arena, Glasgow
  • Glasgow Riverside Museum
  • Luss Pier (Loch Lomand)
  • Nevis Range Gondola
  • UCI Mountain Bike World Cup
  • Rockness
  • The Knab
  • Clickimin Loch
  • John O'Groats
  • Callanish Standing Stones
  • Inverness Castle
  • Balmoral Estate
  • Scone Palace
  • West Sands, St Andrews
Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland Torchbearers will catch sight of Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland, on 14 June
  • St. Andrews Old Course
  • Stirling Castle (and Wallace Monument Photographed from Stirling Castle)
  • Falkirk Wheel
  • Forth Rail Bridge
  • Hopetoun House
  • Forest Pitch Project
  • Bamburgh Castle
  • Warkworth Castle
  • Tyne Bridge Zip-Wire

Week 5 - 16-22 June: Gateshead to Blackpool

  • The Sage, Gateshead
  • Gateshead International Stadium
  • Aquatic Centre, Sunderland
  • Angel of the North
  • Hadrians Wall - Housteads
  • Maritime Experience - Hartlepool
  • Transporter Bridge, Middlesborough
  • North York Moors Railway, Whitby - Pickering
  • The Deep, Hull
  • Fountains Abbey, Ripon
  • York Walls
  • Shambles, York
  • Humber Bridge, Hull
  • York Minster, York
  • Scots Guardsman, York
  • Aysgarth Falls, Leyburn
Blackpool Tower A Blackpool tram will carry the torch before it goes up the town's famous tower
  • Richmond Castle, Richmond, North Yorkshire
  • Sutton Bank, North Yorkshire
  • Robert Burns Statue, Dumfries
  • Whitehaven Harbour, Whitehaven
  • Bus - Grasmere, Cumbria
  • Steamer (MV Tern), Bowness on Windermere
  • Kendal Castle, Kendal, Cumbria
  • Tram, Fleetwood, Blackpool
  • Blackpool Tower, Blackpool

Week 6 - 23-29 June: Lytham St Anne's to Derby

  • Royal Lytham and St Anne's, Fylde
  • MediaCityUK, Salford
  • Old Trafford, Trafford
  • Headingley Carnegie Stadium, Leeds
  • Leeds Town Hall, Leeds
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield
  • Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield
  • National Coal Mining Museum, near Wakefield
  • Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield
  • Magna Science Adventure Centre, Rotherham
  • Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway, Cleethorpes
  • Sheffield Children's Hospital, Sheffield
Lincoln Cathedral The torch will leave Lincoln Cathedral before heading to Nottingham on 28 June
  • Dock Tower, Grimsby
  • Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln
  • Major Oak, Edwinstowe
  • Belton House, Grantham
  • National Watersports Centre, Nottingham
  • National Ice Centre, Nottingham
  • Nottingham Castle, Nottingham
  • Newstead Abbey, Nottingham
  • Heights of Abraham, Matlock Bath
  • Chatsworth House, Peak District

Week 7 30 June - 6 July: Derby to Chelmsford

  • National Memorial Arboretum
  • Tamworth Castle
  • Black Country Living Museum
  • Warwick Castle
  • Kenilworth Castle
  • Coventry Cathedral
  • Rugby School, Rugby
  • Foxton Locks, Foxton, Leicestershire
  • Coventry Football Club, Coventry
  • Althorp House, between Northampton & Rugby
National Space Centre in Leicester The National Space Centre in Leicester will welcome the torch on 3 July
  • The National Space Centre
  • The Great Central Railway
  • Loughborough University
  • Rutland Water
  • Burghley House
  • Nene Valley Railway
  • Peterborough Guildhall
  • Sandringham House
  • Cromer Pier
  • Norwich Castle
  • Norwich River Wensum
  • Lowestoft Ness Point
  • Southwold Beach Huts
  • Ipswich Marina
  • Christchurch Park Ipswich
  • Hadleigh Farm Games Venue
  • Basildon Sporting Village

Week 8 7-13 July: Chelmsford to Bournemouth

  • Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford
  • Lee Valley Games Venue
  • Cambridge Trinity College
  • River Cam Punting
  • Huntingdon Gymnasium
  • Hatfield House
  • Hertfordshire University
  • St Georges Square Luton
  • Bletchley Park
  • Stoke Mandeville Stadium
  • Blenheim Palace
  • Iffley Road Track
  • Henley-on-Thames
  • Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre
  • Eton Dorney Games Venue
Durdle Door Dorset's Durdle Door will provide the scenery as the torch heads to Bournemouth
  • Windsor Castle
  • Ascot Racecourse
  • Winchester Cathedral
  • Salisbury Cathedral
  • Gold Hill, Shaftesbury
  • The Cobb, Lyme Regis
  • Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy WPNSA, Chesil Beach Road
  • Stonehenge
  • Portland Bill
  • Durdle Door

Week 9 14-20 July: Bournemouth to Guildford

  • Bournemouth Pier
  • Brockenhurst College
  • Needles Park, Isle of Wight
  • Osborne House, Isle of Wight
  • Southampton Guildhall
  • Southampton Airport
  • Guernsey Airport
  • Guernsey Island Celebration
  • Jersey Airport
  • Jersey Island Celebration
  • Southampton Airport

London 2012 - One extraordinary year

London 2012 One extraordinary year graphic
  • Portsmouth Harbour Crossing
  • Historic Dockyard Portsmouth
  • Fratton Park Portsmouth
  • Cass Sculpture Park
  • Arundel Castle
  • Hove Park
  • The Royal Pavilion, Brighton
  • K2 Leisure Centre
  • Hastings East Cliff
  • Funicular Railway
  • Channel Tunnel
  • Dover
  • Dover Castle
  • Deal
  • Turner Gallery, Margate
  • Canterbury Cathedral Precincts
  • Maidstone Mote Park
  • Rowning Boat, Maidstone
  • Paralympic Cycling, Brands Hatch

Week 10 21-27 July: Greenwich to Olympic Park

  • Royal Observatory and Meridian Time Line, Greenwich
  • Newham Festival, Newham
  • Hackney Festival, Hackney
  • Hackney Town Hall, Hackney
  • Redbridge Cycling Centre, Redbridge
  • Fairlop Waters Country Park, Redbridge
  • Valentine's Mansion, Redbridge
  • Dagenham Town Show, Central Park, Dagenham
  • Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch, Havering
  • Rainham Hall, Havering
  • Erith Yacht Club, Erith, Bexley
  • The Broadway, Bexleyheath, Bexley
The Palm House at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Visitors at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, will see the torch as it passes through on the final week of its journey to the Olympic Park
  • Crystal Palace Park
  • National Stadium, Crystal Palace
  • All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon
  • Hook Community Centre, Kingston upon Thames
  • Kew Gardens, Richmond upon Thames
  • Brunel University, Hillingdon
  • Uxbridge town centre, Hillingdon
  • Hillingdon Town Hall, Hillingdon
  • Headstone Manor and Museum, Harrow
  • Middlesex University, Hendon, Barnet
  • Buckingham Palace

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