Sanctuary Way Walk

'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 replica markers along the walk to mark the Ancient Sanctuary Boundary.'

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Ripon, Yorkshire and the Humber, Harrogate
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'To mark the Centenary of Rotary International in 2005, the two Rotary Clubs of Ripon, The Rotary Club of Ripon and The Rotary Club of Ripon Rowels, have produced The Ripon Sanctuary Markers, Sanctuary Way Walk that takes you along the ancient boundary of the Sanctuary Markers.'