Small Pilgrim Places Directory
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The tiny church of All Saints Waterden is extremely isolated even in the very rural context of Norfolk churches: the village of Waterden disappeared in late mediaeval times leaving the building alone in the fields accompanied only by its Rectory (now the Old Rectory) and Waterden Farm a quarter of a mile distant.
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Location: Walsingham, Norfolk, United Kingdom
An open air prayer place on the bank of the River Thet.
The centre is in the grounds of William's home and studio.
Please phone (01953 718114) or e-mail in advance of your visit.
Location: Bridgham, Norfolk, United Kingdom
The church at Escomb is enclosed by a circular stone wall, which indicates that there was a Celtic spiritual community there before the church was built. It is likely that this would have been a historic spiritual gathering place, set on the crossing-place of an ancient track along the River Wear and a ford across the river. The five springs on ...
Location: Bishop Auckland, Durham, United Kingdom
Greyfriars Garden, beside the river Stour, at the heart of the busy city of Canterbury, is the oldest Franciscan site in the UK, where the first Franciscans to come to this country arrived in 1224. Greyfriars Chapel, which may once have been the friary guest house, is all that is left of the 13th century friary. The ground floor now houses a ...
Location: Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom
Hedd Wen Peace Place is a welcoming space for all faiths and none. Set in a terraced row in a village setting. The entrance is accessible from the street and continues on one level, from the lobby, across the meeting room into the Peace Garden. The meeting room has a small kitchen area and wood burner. The garden offers a quiet place for ...
Location: Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
In Upper Swaledale, perched on the fell side, is a small, simple, mid 19th century church - Holy Trinity - which still keeps its old parish name of Melbecks. There is a steep ascent, part path and part steps. The surrounding magnificent countryside is visible through the clear glass windows. Visitors report a strong sense of peace and ...
Location: Richmond, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Listed in the Domesday Book 1086, All Saints is a small church which was enlarged in the 13th and 14th Centuries from the prosperity of the local wool trade. It is now an architectural and historic gem on top of Burton Dassett hills, built on a slope which is extremely evident if you stand inside at the base of the tower and look towards the ...
Location: Southam, Warwickshire, United Kingdom