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A-Z of WALKS and CATEGORIES

Type of Walk: Spiritual Journeys

'Monks would have followed ancient paths, drovers’ tracks and Roman roads in order to travel between Abbeys. Our aim is for walkers to follow in the monks’ footsteps as closely as possible, but wit ...
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'To be a Mountain Pilgrim means: * To experience wild places together and see more than the view; * To be refreshed and resourced for life's ups and downs; * To be a community of fellow tr ...
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'The guide by Clive Newsome divides the route into eight sections, which are: Kirkstall Abbey (near Leeds) to Otley; Otley to Pateley Bridge; Pateley Bridge to Ripon; Ripon to Thir ...
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Category Leeds

'The complete circuit is divided into 25 separate day circular walks.'


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Category Harrogate

Download from the Website PDFs of Five Trails in the Series: [1] Southwold Trail - - - : [2] Eye Trail - - - : [3] Framlingham Trail - - - : [4] Woolpit Trail - - - : [5] Clare Trail


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Category Suffolk

'The coffin route was long the access to Applecross Bay from the north, before the coastal route was developed.'


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'Guide leaflets to both the walk and cycle routes are available at either church, or can be downloaded ... and can be used to start the route at either St Peter's or St Paul's. They feature maps of ...
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Category Sunderland

'Hundreds of years ago, before the fens were drained, Downham-in-the-Isle was a real island among flat and boggy reed fen. It was here that Aethelwold, Bishop of Winchester, set up his monastic set ...
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The five places of worship on the Trail are: [1] St Peter’s Roman Catholic Church - - - : [2] The Shree Lakshmi Narayan Hindu Temple - - - : [3] The Abu Bakar Masjid (Mosque) - - - : [4]  Guru Gobi ...
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Category Bradford

'Our role is to help build routes, infrastructure and support for pilgrimage all around Britain; create a community to support the work of the BPT and other organisations across the country by ...
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Category Rugby

'... On this web site you will find an outline of the route we took in 1998, notes on improvements we have made since, lots of background information on the places we walked through. We used existi ...
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Category Torfaen

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Category 4: 101-200 Miles

'The objective of "Where the paths meet" is to use words and pictures to explore and share a life closer to the walking pace of Bible days, and draw lessons both for practical life and more especia ...
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Category Amber Valley

'This circular walk takes about 2 hours and begins on Castle Hill, the site of the Roman Fort overlooking the River Lune.'


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Category Lancaster

'By following the trail along the footpaths around the boundary of the Abbey precinct, you will retrace the steps of the mediaeval monks. Cairns and further information boards on the way will tell ...
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Category West Oxfordshire

’Pilgrimage made a permanent mark on the landscape of Fife. Many of its roads, bridges and crossing points, including the famous Queen’s Ferry, were created hundreds of years ago to ease the way fo ...
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Category Fife

'The churches of the Lower Itchen Valley stretch from St Cross to Otterbourne, those of the Middle Itchen extend from Headbourne Worthy eastwards to Itchen Abbas and the churches ...
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Category Winchester

'Tells the story of King Arthur, whose legend is intrinsic to the psychogeography of the area. Starting at the dramatic sea-castle of Tintagel (the place of Arthur’s conception and Merlin’s Cave) a ...
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Category 4: 101-200 Miles

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Category 4: 101-200 Miles

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Category Leicester

'PDF booklets can be downloaded and printed to help you explore Low Furness in an informed and structured way: [1] In the Footsteps of the Ancients - - - : [2] Urswick ‘TRAINERS’ Walk - - - : [3] L ...
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Category South Lakeland

'The proposed route will extend from the cliff tops of West Cornwall at Carn Lês Boel near Land’s End to Hopton on the Norfolk Coast. The pilgrimage will be an integrated whole that can also be wal ...
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Category West Cornwall

'The Meon Valley was one of the last places in England to hear about Jesus and the Christian Faith. Its villages were inhabited by Saxons and Jutes and Saint Wilfrid came to live among the ...
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Category East Hampshire

'The Online Guide has been created using the BPT’s expertise a ...
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Category Southampton

'St Paulinus is a symbol of hope and determination. He was part of the Augustine mission to Britain, which is recognised by many as perhaps one of the most important times in the development of the ...
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Category Calderdale

Pilgrim's Way North Wales / Taith Pererin Gogledd Cymru Association 'The Association was set up by volunteers on October 2010 with the aims of: (a) creating a long distance walking trail l ...
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Category Flintshire

'The cult of Saint Michael was widespread in the British Isles from the 9th century. By the time of the reformation in the 16th century, there were more than six hundred churches in England dedicat ...
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Category Winchester

'If you wish to extend your walk, you could take a detour to Dancing Ledge or to the lovely picturesque village of Langton Matravers. Both are well worth a visit. The National Trust that l ...
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Category Purbeck

Waymarked long distance footpath in South Wales running from Pembrey Country Park west of Burry Port through rural eastern Carmarthenshire and Neath Port Talbot to end at Margam Country Park south ...
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Category Carmarthenshire

'As part of the Liberty of St Wilfred in 937 A.D., King Athelstan granted the right of sanctuary overnight for anyone, as long as they were within the eight markers. The Rotary Club installed repli ...
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Category Harrogate

'You can follow the Journeys by road transport, by bicycle, and by walking the parts where safe paths are available. Each Journey is divided into meaningful stages which enables different parts to ...
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'The name refers to the Spires of the churches being the landmarks to which visitors make their way and to the rural sport of Steeple chasing. It is also recognition of the important part they have ...
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Category Lincoln

'The walk takes you from the Norman Priory Church of St Mary and St Bega at St Bees, on the Irish Sea coast, to the pre-Norman Church of St Bega by the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake ... As the start ...
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Category Copeland

'The route can be followed in about 6 days by reasonably fit walkers. The 6 daily stages we suggest here are all between centres of habitation and therefore accommodation, but longer or shorter day ...
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Category City of Aberdeen

'St Duthac was a beloved saint of Scotland previous to the Reformation. Duthac was born at Tain, later becoming Bishop of Rosshire, and then buried at Tain upon his death in 1065. A great missionar ...
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Category Inverness-shire

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Category Scarborough

'It is a journey across many memorable landscapes, visiting numerous ancient villages, passing by several places of historic interest such as the picturesque, historic yet obscure Huddington Court ...
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Category Bromsgrove

'It incorporates rough coastal walking, inland track and road walking, hill climbing and even a short forest walk. The St Magnus Way consists of six main sections each offering a very diff ...
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Category 3: 51-100 Miles

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Category West Cornwall

'You will find castles, coastline, islands, scenic river valleys, hills, attractive villages, forest and farmland on your walk. From Holy Island (Lindisfarne) in the north, St. Oswald’s Way...
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'Starting at Winchester Cathedral, the route weaves its way east through the picturesque Itchen Valley, taking in several pretty and unspoilt Hampshire villages, enabling the walker to visit numero ...
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Category Winchester

'We ask pilgrims on this route (of all faiths or none) to tread lightly on the Way of St Augustine, and to be as environmentally conscious as possible. Take nothing but footprints and leave nothing ...
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Category Canterbury

'We are a group of people in Staffordshire and Cheshire who are committed to establishing the Two Saints Way as an exciting revived pilgrimage route. We are aiming to set it up with both a ...
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'A Walking Day is a type of church parade. Walking days are most common in the North West region of England, where they are an annual event for many towns and villages. In some rur ...
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Category Warrington

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