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Pilgrim routes of the British Isles

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Publication Type
Emma J. Wells
Date Published
16 x 24 cm
Number of Pages
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This book leads the modern traveller along seven medieval pilgrim routes of Britain (those with historic origins, rather than modern constructs), taking in world-famous sites such as Canterbury and Lindisfarne in addition to out-of-the-way locations along paths not so widely travelled. Each route guides pilgrims on a journey of discovery. Illustrated throughout with photographs and colour maps, and written by a renowned expert on pilgrimage, Pilgrim Routes of the British Isles provides clear maps and informative commentary on the history of the most significant landscapes, shrines, art and architecture. Although it offers some fresh walking ideas, primary consideration is given to understanding the history, significance and practices surrounding the pilgrim routes and sites of Britain, helping you to follow in the footsteps of our forebears and gain invaluable insights into their medieval world. It will be of great interest to walkers and historians alike.

Paths Covered by this Publication:

47 km / 29 miles
214 km / 133 miles
114 km / 71 miles
47 km / 29 miles
101 km / 63 miles
55 km / 34 miles

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