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Queen's Baton Relay

70 Nations and Territories. 190,000 KM. 288 Days.

From 14 June to 23 July the Queen’s Baton Relay will travel the length and breadth of Scotland, inviting everyone to be a part of the excitement, celebrations and countdown to the Games. There are countless sports and cultural events taking place daily along the route, including an evening celebration, so that even bigger crowds can enjoy and take part in the festivities.

With up to 4,000 batonbearers joining the relay in more than 400 communities, this is Scotland’s biggest ever relay. The Queen’s Baton is visiting all 32 Local Authorities, with up to 100 batonbearers carrying Her Majesty’s message daily.

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Join In with our Queen’s Baton Relay Supporters’ Kit packed full of everything you need to help support the baton on the final leg of its journey!

Live BBC Coverage

Follow live coverage of the Queen's Baton's journey through Scotland online. Daily live coverage starts at 7.30am. Visit to view

Find out when the baton is in a city near you

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