The London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay and its journey through Bath

If you are planning a trip to Bath towards the end of May for a well earned relaxing holiday, which may well include one of the therapeutic spa breaks in Bath currently on offer, you could well be in for a very special treat. On 22nd May, the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay will be passing through this beautiful historical city.

As the forthcoming London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics Games are sure to be the biggest highlight of this year in the UK, what better way to celebrate this fantastic event and show your support than turning out to see and cheer on the Olympic Torch Relay runners as they pass through the city?

On the morning of May 22, the Olympic Torch will arrive in Bath, and the announced route will see the famous torch travelling past some of Bath’s iconic landmarks and through the following locations from 3.28pm: the University of Bath at Claverton Down, Bathwick Hill, Great Pulteney Street, across the famous Pulteney Bridge, around the city’s Guildhall, up the High Street, New Bond Street, Milsom Street, George Street, Lansdown Road, Bennett Street, Circus and Royal Crescent, before finally reaching Oldfield School at 4.43pm.  

Bath Council and the event’s organisers invite all visitors and residents to welcome the Olympic Flame as it travels through the streets of the city. For more information regarding this special event, contact BATHNES on: 01225 477827

Be sure to book your stay with Bailbrook Lodge for your luxury Bath Accommodation, so you can enjoy this unique Olympic event in the spa city in style.

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