North East Olympic Torch Route Revealed

19 March 2012, 07:49 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

The exact route the Olympic Torch will take when it comes to the North East has been revealed.

The torch will cross the Scottish borders into the North East on Thursday 14th of June and travel down through Alnwick and on to Newcastle.

After that it'll stay in the North East and travel down through Sunderland, County Durham and Tesside, ending up in Barnard Castle on the 20th June.

There'll be number of big free parties taking place in the evening too - at Alnwick Castle, Newcastle Gateshead Quayside, Durham racecourse and Middlesbrough's Centre Square

You can see a map of the full route of the torch here 

Thursday 14 June
Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Bamburgh, Alnwick (Evening celebration)

Friday 15 June
Alnwick, Hipsburn, Warkworth, Amble, Ashington, Newbiggin-By-The-Sea, Ashington, Choppington, Morpeth, Hartford, Bedlington, Blyth, Whitley Bay, Cullercoats, Tynemouth, North Shields, Howdon, Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne (Evening celebration)

Saturday 16 June
Gateshead, South Shields, Whitburn, Sunderland, Low Fell & Chowdene, Blaydon, Prudhoe, Stocksfield, Hexham, Riding Mill, Consett, Moorside, Castleside, Tow Law, Esh, Langley Park, Durham (Evening celebration)

Sunday 17 June
Durham,Sherburn, Sherburn Hill, Haswell, Plough, Peterlee, Horden, Blackhall Colliery, Hartlepool, Billingham, Sedgefield, Bishop Auckland, Shildon, Middridge, Newton Aycliffe, High Beaumont Hill, Harrogate Hill, Darlington, Stockton-on-Tees, Middlesbrough (Evening celebration)

Monday 18 June

Middlesbrough, Redcar, Marske-by-the-Sea, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Brotton, Carlin How, Loftus 

Wednesday 20 June
Barnard Castle