Pilgrim for a Day Historical Hiking Tour

Join our Pilgrim for a Day Historical Hiking Tour.

This walk starts in Chilham following the Pilgrims’ Way leading to Canterbury where once the shrine of Thomas Becket stood and attracted pilgrims from all over the world.

It is a fantastic day out and a lovely way to arrive in Canterbury. Along the way you will see hop farms and oast houses and discover the charming English countryside. We will visit St Nicholas church and St Thomas’s well where Henry II paused before beginning his walk of penance into Canterbury. We will follow the pilgrims’ footsteps and pause at St Dunstan’s Church and Eastridge Hospital .

Our last stop is St. Thomas Catholic Church that contains relics of Thomas Becket. Free time to shop or visit Canterbury Cathedral before taking our train back to London.

Distance: 7 miles

What to bring: Hiking boots, snacks, water. Prepare for the weather with waterproof clothing or sunblock.

This walking tour is part of our sustainable tourism program and we will be taking a train from Waterloo Station to Chilham and back from Canterbury to London.

To make a booking or to ask for more information contact:

ildi.pelikan@takemetolondon.com

jackieclarebbg@gmail.com

jillcooklondon@gmail.com

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Our terms follow the guidelines set by the British Guild of Tourist Guides and Association of Professional Tourist Guides. Acceptance constitutes a contract. Please ensure that you make yourself aware of our cancellation policy. Thank you

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