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The Olympic Torch comes to Rutland and Cambridgeshire

On Day 46 of the Olympic Torch Relay the flame goes from Leicester to Peterborough Photo: ITV Anglia

Day 46 of the Olympic Torch Relay on Tuesday 3 July starts outside in ITV Anglia region at the National Space Centre in Leicester. It passes through Quorn, Loughborough, Hoton, Wymeswold, Asfordby, Melton Mowbray and Langham before arriving at Rutland Water.

From Whitwell Harbour, the torch takes to a boat to do a torch handover in the middle of Rutland Water before making landfall again at Normanton where a schools' Olympics sports day is being held.

The animated map below shows the rest of the route to Peterborough.

After Rutland Water, the torch goes to Uppingham and then through the historic market town of Stamford before stopping off at Burghley House where Seb Coe will watch the handover.

Then it's a steam train from Wansford to Orton Mere on the Nene Valley Railway before a trek into Peterborough and the evening celebration at The Embankment.

Click here for a full street-by-street guide to Day 46 in the Anglia region

This is the current Olympic Torch timetable for Day 46 but it may change:

  • 2.29pm Oakham
  • 2.54pm Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water
  • 4.15pm Uppingham
  • 4.45pm Stamford
  • 5.15pm Burghley House Estate
  • 6.35pm Peterborough
  • 7.20pm Evening Celebration at The Embankment, Peterborough

The Met Office weather forecast for Day 46 Olympic Torch Relay is still unsettled.

A cloudy, grey, misty start for many but some bright or sunny spells developing for a time before occasional rain spreads to most parts late morning or afternoon. Rather humid. Maximum temperature 20°C.

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