St Hilda’s Way – 43 miles – 4 days – Hinderwell to Whitby Abbey. Saint Hilda of Whitby was widely renowned for her wisdom; overseeing the Synod of Whitby that united Celtic and Augustinian Christianity in Britain. Whitby Abbey was founded by Saint Hilda – it is said that seabirds in Whitby still dip their wings in honour of her. Pilgrims may honour Saint Hilda’s legacy too by following this route, visiting eight churches along the way – all dedicated to her.
A guidebook detailing the route is available from the path developers.