Winter brings shorter days and unpredictable weather – but you don’t have to put pilgrimage on pause. Here’s why BPT’s Dawn Champion thinks winter is perfect for a one-day pilgrimage. “When is pilgrimage season?” I am often asked. Chaucer would have you believe it begins in April, and for most people the end of October […]
From our ancient hunter-gatherer ancestors, making pilgrimage to sites of special significance has been deeply embedded into humankind across the world for thousands of years. Discover the essence of pilgrimage in our four-hour experience on the North Downs Way with one of our expert guides as part of a small, intimate group. As we journey […]
In September this year, County Walking Magazine opened with this feature on our work in restoring British pilgrimage. Many thanks Country Walking!
Last Saturday (July 2016) the British Pilgrimage Trust featured heavily in an article in the Spectator. We had little choice about the line the journalist took, and he decided on a ‘pilgrimage now with less Christianity’ angle – which is strangely quantitative, and possibly mis-leading, because there can be as much Christianity as you want […]
This July (2016) the BPT took the wonderful Tony Robinson on a pilgrimage – the first one (he says) he has ever made. We’re not sure we entirely believe him – we suspect Britain makes far more pilgrimage than it realises, albeit perhaps unconsciously. This piece was for Channel 4, and will come out this […]
In the second weekend of August, we make pilgrimage among the hills and valleys of old Sussex. We journey from the ruins of Lewes Priory to the Holy Well of Eastbourne, via many wholesome places – chalk giants, bronze age tumuli and painted churches – among the hills, rivers, seas and skies of Sussex. The […]
A Weekend Pilgrimage – offering sleep in two churches, and a long walk from a ruined abbey to a forgotten holy well. Including chalk giants and painted churches, holy hills and ancient trees, all set in an astonishingly beautiful landscape.
A Brighton Fringe journey through the newly reviving landscape of British pilgrimage. A family-friendly semi-comedy show featuring some song, not much dance and quite a lot of pilgrimage.