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Canterbury Pilgrimage Walk

Canterbury Pilgrimage Walk

Duration:1.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is rare.

About your host

I am the founder of a pilgrimage route called the Augustine Camino which leads from Rochester Cathedral via Canterbury to the Shrine of St Augustine in Ramsgate. I have spent the last four years researching the route and have been leading groups for two years. As well as a deep knowledge of pilgrimage I am able to show participants some of the lesser known pilgrim sights around Canterbury. I am…
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What we’ll do

We will meet in the Butter Market right outside the main gate to Canterbury Cathedral and hear a little about the pilgrimage tradition in Canterbury. Heading down Burgate we will stop by the sculpture of Gregory the Great and the English slave children to learn about his mission to convert the English. Passing inside St Thomas's church we will see a relic of Thomas Becket and a mural depicting…

What else you should know

All are welcome, whatever their beliefs. Don't worry about bad weather, we can escape the worst of it.

What to bring

Guests need to be able to walk about one mile and should bring waterproofs in case of rain.

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Where you'll be

St Thomas's church is the Catholic church of Canterbury. At the Reformation, when the Shrine to Thomas Becket in the Cathedral was destroyed some small relics were hidden by local people. One of these is now housed in a chapel at St Thomas's. The statues of Ethelbert and Bertha on Lady Wootton's Green depict Bertha being greeted by her husband as she returns from Mass at her church, St Martin's which in part dates back to Roman times.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Tue, 20th Aug    From 10:30 to 12:00.
£15 per person
10 of 10 spots left
Availability for this experience is rare.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

More tips

All are welcome, whatever their beliefs. Don't worry about bad weather, we can escape the worst of it.
Andrew
culture walk
Canterbury Pilgrimage Walk
1 review
£15 per person
1 review
£15 per person