Chester Cathedral Pilgrimage in a Day

1 day, Cathedral, North West England

Chester Cathedral Pilgrimage in a Day

Circular Route from Eccleston Church – 8 miles, 1 day. Google Map Yellow Line. Start at Eccleston, head up the River Dee before coming to the ancient parish church of St John (the original site of the cathedral), the Roman Amphitheatre, the beautiful black and white city centre buildings, then Chester Cathedral itself and the Shrine of St Werburgh and amazing wooden carvings in the Quire. Head north from the cathedral to the City Walls and follow the city boundary before coming to Chester Castle. Then cross the river before coming to Minerva’s Shrine, a Roman holy place of rock, now in a city park. Find your way onto the Chester Approach and trace your way along the Duke’s Drive back to Eccleston.

Linear Day Routes
From St Chad’s, Farndon – 11 miles, 1 day. Google Map Orange Line joining with River Dee Yellow Line.
From St Pegmund’s Well, Plemstall – 8 miles, 1 day. This routes joins the Two Saints Way at Christleton. Google Map Blue Line.
From St Peter’s Church, Waverton on Two Saints Way – 7 miles, 1 day. Click link to view map.

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