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Flame visits one of Britain's great cathedrals

Updated: July 11, 2012, 7:25 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The Olympic flame is visiting one of Britain's great cathedral cities Wednesday, winding its way through Winchester on its journey around the British isles.

The relay is covering 8,000 miles (12,900 kilometers) across the country ahead of the July 27-Aug. 12 Olympics. Organizers say the flame should come within 10 miles (16 kilometers) of 95 percent of the U.K.'s population, but it is also highlighting the country's best known tourist attractions.

Winchester Cathedral, ...

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