OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY ROUTE
Dumfries and Galloway has special place in the route, as our region has both the first and last stops in Scotland.
Friday 8th June – Stranraer and Cairnryan
There will be music in Stranraer’s Castle Square from 5:20AM. At 5:30AM the torch arrives to be met by flag bearers with flags from the 200 countries taking part in the Games.
At around 6AM the torch will begin it’s procession from Castle Square and head alone George Street onto Charlotte Street, Port Rodie and Cairnryan Road. It will make it’s way to Cairnryan for a procession through the village at around 6:30 AM.
Thursday 21st June - Dumfries, Annan and Gretna
The torch will begin the day shortly before 8AM at Robert Burns’s statue in Dumfries and travel along Buccleuch Street, the Whitesands, Bank Street, Great King Street, Loreburn Street and English Street, before finishing on the Annan Road. It will then go to Annan, where it will travel along Church Street and Scott’s Street, and then head to Eastriggs where it will travel along the Annan Road. Its final stop in the region will be in Gretna, where it will travel along the Annan Road before finishing at the National Speed Limit Signs on Glasgow Road.
Estimated arrival times:
07:57 – Dumfries
08:50 – Annan
09:09 – Eastriggs
09:29 – Gretna