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Olympic tour of Scotland draws to close as torch heads south of the Border
After a seven-day tour of Scotland, during which it drew thousands of onlookers, the flame will leave Edinburgh and head south into the Borders before crossing into Northumberland where it will finish with a party at Alnwick Castle.
Its journey will take in the Royal Mile, the Scottish Parliament and Holyrood Park.
The torch will then visit East Lothian, Midlothian and the Scottish Borders.
Sally Hyder, 49, who has MS and last year reached the top of Britain's highest mountain Ben Nevis in a motorised wheelchair, carried the torch from the Canongate Kirk on the Royal Mile to outside the Scottish Parliament.
With support, she got out of her chair and walked the last 10 metres. She said: "It was absolutely amazing.
"I wanted to walk if I could, it was tough to keep going but I'm pleased I did it."
It will arrive in the border town of Berwick-upon-Tweed at around 4.30pm before taking in the splendour of Bamburgh Castle above the beach on the North Sea.
Finally, torch carriers will run around Alnwick before ending at its famous castle which was used in the Harry Potter movies.
The Olympic Torch will be carried back to London in time for the start of the Games on July 27.