St Hilda’s Way

4 day pilgrimages, North East England & Yorkshire & The Humber

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.

St Hilda’s Way Website

£5 Guidebook available here 

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