Via Francigena & Francigena Britannica

SE England & London, 2 day, Sanctuary

London to CanterburyCurrently under development. 85 miles, 8-9 days. From Southwark Cathedral through the Darent Valley, along the North Downs Way and Stour Valley Path to Canterbury. The route takes in the Greenwich UNESCO World Heritage Site, Eynsford Castle, Otford Palace, Aylesford Priory and tranquil chalk grasslands, woods and orchards.

Canterbury to Dover – 19 miles, 2 days – The route starts beside the south porch of Canterbury Cathedral at the kilometre zero stone. Pilgrim Passports are stamped at the Information Centre in the Cathedral Precincts. You leave the Cathedral via the Christchurch Gate, walk to St Augustine’s Abbey, and then, after passing the ancient St Martin’s Church, you turn right onto Pilgrim’s Way and pass through Bekesbourne, Adisham, Aylesham, Sherpherdswell before reaching the end of the England leg of this great route at Dover Priory. Information is provided by the Canterbury City Council.

Find out details of low-cost Sanctuary accommodation along the route.

Interactive map and Planning PDF of the Francigena Brittanica from London to Canterbury

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