The London 2012 Olympic flame will travel to over 1,000 destinations across the UK in the run-up to the Games.
The torch relay will involve some unusual modes of transport including by boat, train, tram and even ice-skates! In Newcastle and Gateshead the torchbearer will zip-wire from the Tyne Bridge across the river Tyne.
The torch will be carried by 8,000 torchbearers across about 8,000 miles. The torch will even be taken to the top of Mount Snowdon in Wales. It's the highest mountain in England and Wales but they wont have to walk to the top they'll be taking the train!
The relay is designed to bring the 2012 Games to nearly every corner of the UK and encourage everyone to get involved. The Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland is one of the many stops and it's hoped more people will want to get out and explore areas like this as a result.
The London 2012 Olympic flame will be travelling to over 1,000 destinations across the UK. It will take 70 days for the torch to travel the whole route and it will start in Cornwall. One of the first places the torch will visit is the Eden Project where it will take a ride in a helium balloon to the top of the rainforest biome.
The Olympic torch is a traditional part of the Games. It was first used in ancient Greece when messengers were sent out to announce the competition and stop all wars during the Games. Next year the torch will travel to places which show off the UK's own history and culture - like Stonehenge in Wiltshire.
It will be taken across the Forth Rail Bridge in Scotland which connects Edinburgh to Fife. It's famously taken 10 years to re-paint the bridge but it's almost finished and will be ready in time for the arrival of the torch!
Whilst not everyone is able carry the torch organisers have arranged the route so that the torch will travel within 10 miles of 95% of the population. Some lucky schoolkids will be at Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire to watch the flame travel through. It's got one of the biggest and most powerful telescopes in the world!