21 May 2012
Last updated at 20:04
The first runner on day three of the Olympic torch relay was Paul Giblin, who carried the flame cross Cricklepit Bridge. The route, from Exeter to Taunton, has 113 torchbearers and the relay is travelling 135.3 miles.
Stanley Hacking took over from Paul Giblin in Exeter, where large crowds turned out to see the torch.
David Follett was carrying his torch on his wheelchair when it went out. A replacement torch was brought from the convoy and off he went again.
Devon Olympic shooting hopeful Georgina Geike, tweeted: "That was the most amazing thing! Crowds were awesome!" after carrying the torch in Okehampton.
John Saunders, who has raised thousands of pounds for the Motor Neurone Disease Association, carried the Olympic torch through Folly Gate.
Stiff upper lip and all that ... Alice and Hugh the British Bulldogs wait patiently for the Olympic torch to arrive in Bideford.
Olympic gold medal-winning triple jumper Jonathan Edwards, running in his home town of Ilfracombe, said it was "one of the best days of my life".
These potential future Olympians clearly already understand the importance of a healthy appetite, which also serves as a vital energy booster for all that flag waving
Olympic torchbearer Sarah Milner Simonds runs with the Olympic flame during the torch relay near Minehead, England. Ms Simonds sold her torch and official uniform on the online auction site Ebay for £153,100. She is set to use the money to help fund community gardening project The People's Plot.
A resident of Porlock, near Minehead, waits for Olympic torchbearer Vince Jeffery to run through the village.
The crowds in Taunton, Somerset, were surprised when torchbearer number 109 was none other than music producer and member of the Black Eyed Peas, Will.i.am. He said it felt "like a dream" to be part of the relay.
After some 12 hours, 113 torchbearers and 135 miles, the Olympic flame came to rest at Somerset Cricket Ground in Taunton where an evening celebration was held.