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Silhouette of Mont Saint Michel/sea shell/walking stickPilgrims' Trail

Hampshire, Portsmouth

47 km / 29 miles
The Trail, also called the Hampshire Millennium Pilgrims' Trail, forms part of a longer route – St Michael’s Way – between Winchester and Mont Saint Michel in Normandy, France.

It follows a route dating from medieval times when pilgrims visited Winchester Cathedral from the country, and abroad, to worship at the shrine of St Swithun, a former teacher of the young Alfred the Great. In Hampshire, the Trail follows the course of a Roman road to Bishop's Waltham and from there via Kingsmead to the finish.


Waymark: Silhouette of Mont Saint Michel/sea shell/walking stick
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Silhouette of Mont Saint Michel/sea shell/walking stick
Attributes: Average Gradients
Start: SU481293 - Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SU639018 - Ferry Port, Portsmouth View on StreetMap
Open Date: 1999
Web Sites: Hantsweb - Pilgrim's Trail

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Pilgrim routes of the British Isles  (Crowood Press  - 2016 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 185, 196
OS Landranger Active 185, 196
OS Explorer 3, 29, 32
OS Explorer Active 3, 29, 32

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Route Profile:

46.8 km (29.1 miles)
625 m (2,051 ft) ascent
112 m (367 ft)  maximum height

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