Church Times launches ‘1-day pilgrimage routes to cathedrals’ and ‘godparent-child pilgrimages’ projects


Church Times launches ‘1-day pilgrimage routes to cathedrals’ and ‘godparent-child pilgrimages’ projects ‘Turn cathedral visitors into pilgrims,’ says British Pilgrimage Trust by PAUL WILKINSON 05 OCTOBER 2018 People are being asked to devise pilgrimage routes that would take a single day to each of the cathedrals in Britain. “It’s the most accessible way to engage with […]

BPT in US NPR Radio show ‘Marketplace’


European Foreign Correspondent for National Public Radio in America, Stephen Beard, joined our 1-day guided pilgrimage event from Icklesham to Rye on 25th August 2018, and made this rather punchy 4-min radio feature for a programme that went out to 14 million ‘economically-interested’ people in America! Listen here

Churches and Pilgrimage (How to get Britain going again) An Article by William Parsons for the NCT


This September, Will wrote an article for the National Churches Trust Annual Review, about his vision for pilgrimage in Britain and how churches can become places that more people engage with through the open act of pilgrimage. Have a read of the article here: https://www.nationalchurchestrust.org/news/churches-and-pilgrimage-how-get-britain-going-again Here’s a quote from the article: “We have seen time […]

The Old Way in Suitcase Magazine


The Old Way recently featured in the Slow Edition of Suitcase Magazine, an award-winning travel mag much loved by ‘influencers’ globally.  Will guided Rae the journalist on the last four days of the route, rich with castles, holy wells, ancient trees, and more churches than you can shake a pilgrim staff at. It was a […]

Do you know any 1-day pilgrimage routes to cathedrals?


Let’s make a 1-day pilgrimage route for each cathedral in Britain. Apart from the ones that appear on our Britain’s Routes page, please can you let us know about any other routes with cathedrals as their destination? And if you can’t find a route for a cathedral that you love, perhaps you could help me, Guy, create one? Click here for a template for creating a […]

BPT in Swiss National Newspaper “Die Neue Zurcher Zeitung”


Guy Hayward led a day pilgrimage in and around Winchester, and the foreign correspondent of Swiss National Newspaper “Die Neue Zurcher Zeitung”, Markus Haefliger, walked with the group and wrote a piece, here: https://www.nzz.ch/international/glaeubige-und-atheisten-auf-alten-pilgerwegen-ld.1367920 Guy also wrote a report about the day pilgrimage for the North Downs Way walking festival blog here: https://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/north-downs-way/news/day-pilgrimage