Glasgow 2014: Queen's Baton Relay in Scotland

The Queen's Baton Relay has been the Commonwealth Games' curtain raiser since 1958. The baton reached 70 Commonwealth nations and territories ahead of the opening ceremony in Glasgow on 23 July 2014.

Mark O'Sullivan carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton at Finnieston Crane in Glasgow

The baton took 40 days to travel around Scotland and 4,000 baton bearers carried the baton before it appeared at the opening ceremony of the Games on 23 July.

The route round Scotland covered every local authority from the Borders to the Shetland Islands.

Click on the links below to read the live text coverage of each of the 40 days in Scotland.

Queen's Baton Relay live page coverage

Day 1: 14 June - Coldstream and Edinburgh

Day 2: 15 June - West Lothian

Day 3: 16 June - Midlothian

Day 4: 17 June - East Lothian

Day 5: 18 June - Scottish Borders

Day 6: 19 June - Dumfries and Galloway

Day 7: 20 June - South Ayrshire

Day 8: 21 June - East Ayrshire

Day 9: 22 June - South Lanarkshire

Day 10: 23 June - North Lanarkshire

Day 11: 24 June - Falkirk

Day 12: 25 June - Clackmannanshire

Day 13: 26 June - Fife

Day 14: 27 June - Dundee City

Day 15: 28 June - Angus

Day 16: 29 June - Aberdeenshire

Day 17: 30 June - Aberdeen City

Day 18: 1 July - Shetland Islands

Day 19: 2 July - Aberdeen and Moray

Day 20: 3 July - Moray

Day 21: 4 July - Perth and Kinross

Day 22: 5 July - Perth to Stirling

Map of Queen's baton route around Scotland The 40-day route of the Queen's Baton Relay in Scotland.

Day 23: 6 July - Stirling

Day 24: 7 July - Stirling to Castlebay/Bàgh a' Chaisteil

Day 25: 8 July - Eilean Siar

Day 26: 9 July - Ullapool to Thurso

Day 27: 10 July - Orkney Islands

Day 28: 11 July - Highland

Day 29: 12 July - Highland

Day 30: 13 July - Argyll and Bute

Day 31: 14 July - Inverclyde

Day 32: 15 July - North Ayrshire

Day 33: 16 July - East Renfrewshire

Day 34: 17 July - Renfrewshire

Day 35: 18 July - West Dunbartonshire

Day 36: 19 July - East Dunbartonshire

Day 37: 20 July - Glasgow

Day 38: 21 July - Glasgow

Day 39: 22 July - Glasgow

Day 40: 23 July - Glasgow

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