Thank you The Guardian for giving BPT’s Guy Hayward the chance to write this feature article. Various routes covered: St Magnus Way (Orkney); Whitby Way (York to Whitby); Peak District Old Stones Way; North Wales Pilgrim’s Way / Taith Pererin Gogledd Cymru and BPT’s Old Way (Southampton to Canterbury). Also mentioned: Megalithic Portal; Explore Churches […]
Thank you Alan Franks for this brilliant round-up feature of how Covid helped more people in 2020 become walkers, and even pilgrims…
Thank you FT Weekend & Pamela Goodman for this brilliant article on the BPT and pilgrimage, from various angles. “We are moving from the age of economy to the age of ecology” – Satish Kumar, of @schumachercollege & @resurgencetrust “The essence of a place is best discovered through its food” – Patrick Holden of Sustainable […]
Len Williams writes this fascinating reflection on why the ancient concept of pilgrimage works for the modern person. A rich feature combining medieval history of the Pilgrims Way to Canterbury, a global survey of other pilgrimage traditions, his own pilgrim’s experience, nature immersion, and his moment of ‘mount joy’.Article appeared in BBC News on Nov […]
Catherine Fairweather wrote this great article for the Guardian on British pilgrimage within the context of global pilgrimage traditions. It shows that walking between and to holy places is a universal impulse, not limited to any one belief or cultural system. People living in Britain can discover it in Britain in a new way, now […]
Click here for article (or here). Walk of St David and Stonehenge guided pilgrimage highlighted.
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Anglesey Pilgrimage in Saturday Telegraph Travel’s Seaside Feature – June 27th 2020. Digital version here.
This week, the BPT and the Association of English Cathedrals (AEC) got together again, a collaboration forged for 2020 Year of Cathedrals Year of Pilgrimage, and launched new *covid-compliant circular* day pilgrim routes exploring over 27 cathedral cities and the stories that made them. Have a read of the AEC’s article, and visit our webpage showing you […]