London's Kew Gardens put on an impressive floral display for the arrival of the Olympic torch.
Around 20,000 plants were used to create the iconic Olympic rings, which can be appreciated by flight passengers arriving into the city ahead of the Games.
Emerging British tennis hopeful Oli Golding had the honour of holding the flame aloft at the famous botanical gardens.
The 18-year-old, who hails from nearby Twickenham, was a child actor before he pursued a sporting career.
In a star-studded day for the Olympic Torch, the flame was carried by the captain of the Starship Enterprise and sport personalities alike.
The cast and crew of EastEnders are carrying out the final touches for tonight's Olympic Torch episode.
The Olympic Torch soared to new heights when it was taken to the top of the London Eye.