Where will the Olympic Torch be this week?

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Taking in cities, rural villages and seaside towns, the flame is darting all over the place next week. So, where can you see it?

The Olympic Torch is continuing its scenic journey to London next week and with the opening ceremony now just a few weeks away, all eyes are on the epic relay.

The flame will finally make its way into London the week after next, but before that it is meandering around the South East.

Taking in cities, rural villages and seaside towns, the flame is darting all over the place next week. So, where can you see it?

Oxford

Oxford

Next week’s relay kicks off with the flame making its way from Luton down to the university city of Oxford on Monday.

Home to one of the oldest and most prestigious universities on the planet, Oxford is known and recognised across the world.

After visiting Bletchley Park and Stoke Mandeville, the flame will arrive in Oxford on Monday evening where an evening celebration will take place.

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Windsor

Windsor

After an overnight stay in Oxford, the flame will continue its journey towards the coast via commuter towns and villages.

On Tuesday, the flame will pass through the historic town of Windsor. An important part of the Games, Olympic visitors will descend on Windsor to watch the rowing at Eton Dourney Rowing Centre.

Home to Windsor Castle, one of the Queen’s favourite residences, Windsor is a green, idyllic town that makes the most of its illustrious past.

Bournemouth

Bournemouth

The flame arrives on the south coast on Thursday, before making its way east from Weymouth, through Swanage and Poole, to arrive in Bournemouth on Friday for an evening celebration.

Bournemouth is one of Britain’s most attractive seaside towns, offering long, scenic beaches, quality restaurants and plenty of entertainment.

The award-winning town has an impressive seven miles of golden sands, with the chance to try your hand at water sports like surfing and wake boarding.

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Where will the Olympic Torch be this week? was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Oonagh Shiel
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