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Olympic torch route for London Summer Olympics


Learn about the Olympic torch &follow it 8,000 miles across the UK on the Road to the 2012 London Olympics. This interactive map shows the route and dates of the Olympics torch relay.

Here's where it's been: Land's End, Plymouth, Exeter, Taunton, Bristol, Cheltenham, Worcester, Cardiff, Swansea, Aberystwyth, Bangor, Stoke-on-Trent, Bolton, Liverpool, Castletown, Portrush, Londonderry, Newry, Belfast, Moorfields, Glasgow, Inverness, Lerwick, Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Alnwick, Newcastle upon Tyne, Durham, Middlesbrough, Hull, York, Carlisle, Bowness-on-Windermere, Blackpool, Lytham St Anne's, Manchester, Salford, Leeds, Sheffield, Cleethorpes, Grimsby, Lincoln, Nottingham, Derby, Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Peterborough, Norwich, Ipswich, Chelmsford, Cambridge, Luton, Oxford, Reading, Salisbury, Weymouth, Portland Bill, Bournemouth, Southampton, Portsmouth, Brighton &Hove, Hastings, Dover, Maidstone, Guilford, Waltham Forest, Redbridge, Bexley, Lewisham, Wandsowrth, Kingston, Ealing, Harrow, Haringey, Camden, Westminster, Hampton, Olympic Stadium.

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