Followed by kings and fabled in literature, the Pilgrims’ Way (also Pilgrim’s Way or Pilgrims Way) is England’s ancient pilgrimage route linking both Winchester and London to the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at the Canterbury Cathedral.
A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO ENGLAND'S PILGRIM’S WAY
The Pilgrims’ Way from Winchester and London is England’s ancient pilgrimage route to the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at the Canterbury Cathedral in Kent, England. Followed by kings, outlawed by royal decree and reborn through literature including Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, the modern route follows the historic Roman road eastwardly to Canterbury.
Planning a Pilgrimage on England’s Pilgrims’ Way? Click to view Kevin’s tips and recommendations from his pilgrimage and backpacking blog, One Step Then Another:
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- Packing List: Backpacking Gear for England’s Pilgrims’ Way
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- The Top Hiking GPS Apps for iPhone and Android
- Pilgrims Passport and Stamps along England’s Pilgrims Way
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- Pilgrims’ Way Stages: London to Canterbury
- Pilgrims’ Way Stages: Winchester to Canterbury
- Discovering The Pilgrim’s Way in England
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