Small Pilgrim Places Directory
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The ancient burial ground of Llandecwyn and its Victorian small Welsh church, which replaced a much older church in the 19th century, is on an ancient neolithic/bronze age way, now part of the newly signposted Ardudwy Way long distance path. Revd Jim Cotter started the Small Pilgrim Places Network at this church with magnificent views of Snowdonia ...
Location: Llandecwyn, Gwynedd, United Kingdom
The Church of the Storms! A 12th century church in a wild place of peace and beauty. It nestles out of the wind, beneath a rocky outcrop, beside a sandy beach where Atlantic rollers pound against the Lizard Peninsular. The church is on the site of St. Winwaloe's 6th century monastery.
Church services – 3 p.m. Sunday Holy Communion ...
Location: Gunwalloe, Cornwall, United Kingdom
A place of simplicity and peace set amongst fields and trees and possessing a special atmosphere of quietness and with a true sense of a “thin place “ where the life of the spirit can seem truly close at hand.
One of the smallest and simplest churches in Cornwall, St. Winwaloe's originated in the 12th century when it was a chapel ...
Location: Launceston, Cornwall, United Kingdom
The tiny medieval Chapel of Our Lady of the Crag is an unusual building, being carved into the rock, in a very beautiful and restful location in the trees a stone’s throw from the River Nidd, about half a mile from the centre of Knaresborough, North Yorkshire. It was carved from the cliff face by John the Mason in 1408, permission being granted ...
Location: Knaresborough, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Open to the four winds – whatever the weather there’s a lot of it here! The sense of achievement in gaining access to the labyrinth adds to the tranquillity of the place itself. It is a beautiful place, with stunning views, and extraordinarily quiet and peaceful. It is always open.
Location: Looe, Cornwall, United Kingdom
The Pales is the oldest Quaker Meeting House in Wales in continuous use. It is an active place of worship (3 p.m. on the 3rd Sunday of every month) and a place for prayer and reflection.
Built in 1717, it is a stone building with a thatched roof. The Cottage, built at a later date, is occupied by a Friend in Residence. There are ...
Location: Llandrindod Wells, Powys, United Kingdom
The Well, Centre for Spirituality, Elsie Briggs House, is a small, 15th Century Hall House in Westbury on Trym. (It can be seen on the right of the photograph). It has been open as a place of contemplative prayer since 1991. It was bequeathed to the Anglican Diocese of Bristol by Dr Elsie Briggs in 1981, and is administered by a Management ...
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom