Yorkshire Olympic Torch Route revealed

19 March 2012, 09:40

The route the Olympic torch will take when it comes to Yorkshire has been revealed.

The Olympic flame will be in the county for 8 days from the 18th to the 20th June and then from the 24th to the 27th June.

The torch will come down from the North East and visit towns in East Yorkshire; it will then travel into North Yorkshire before spending a few days in the North West and then it’s back to Yorkshire to visit the West and South of the county.

You can see the full Olympic torch route HERE


Monday 18 June

Hinderwell, Lythe, Sandsend, Whitby, Pickering, Scarborough, Filey, Bridlington, Beverley, Hull (Evening celebration)

Tuesday 19 June

Hull, Brough, Goole, Camblesforth, Selby, Monk Fryston, Barkston Ash, Tadcaster, Boston Spa, Wetherby, Harewood, Knaresborough, Harrogate, Ripon, York (Evening celebration)

Wednesday 20 June

York, Thirsk, Northallerton, Aiskew, Bedale, Aysgarth, Leyburn. Richmond

Sunday 24 June

Marsh, Huddersfield, Brighouse, Halifax, Bradford, Keighley, Skipton, Ilkley, Headingley, Potternewton, Harehills, Richmond Hill, Leeds (Evening celebration)

Monday 25 June

Leeds, Hunslet, Beeston, Morley, Batley, Dewsbury, Wakefield, Castleford, Pontefract, Ackworth, Lundwood, Cundy Cross, Barnsley, Darton, Kexbrough, Chapeltown, Ecclesfield, Parson Cross, Sheffield (Evening celebration)

Tuesday 26 June

Sheffield, Rotherham, Dalton, Thrybergh, Conisbrough, Warmsworth, Doncaster, Armthorpe, Dunsville, Hatfield, Scunthorpe, Brigg, Wrawby, Immingham, Grimsby, Cleethorpes (Evening celebration)

Wednesday 27 June


The Olympic flame arrives in the UK on 18 May and begins its 70-day journey at Land's End on the morning of 19 May.

During the 10-week relay the torch will be carried by 8,000 torchbearers and will travel about 8,000 miles.

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