Olympic Torch Route Announced

Olympics Stadium
Olympics Stadium Photo: PA

Details of all the streets that the Olympic Flame will travel through have been announced this morning along with the names of all the Torchbearers.

Where is the Olympic Flame Going?

The Torch will be flown in to Cornwall on the 18th May and the relay begins on the day after from Lands End.

On average there will be 115 Torchbearers each day as the Olympic Flame travels 8000 miles around the UK before arriving at the Olympic Stadium on the 27th July for the lighting of the cauldron at the Opening Ceremony.

One of the people selected to carry the torch is 74-year-old active charity fundraiser George Harding from Bath: