Come out of hibernation this New Year for a very special one-day modern pilgrimage from Folkestone to Dover along a stunning section of the Kent Downs AONB Pilgrims’ Way for up to twenty women and men of any or no faith.
- 14 Jan 2023
- 10am - 4pm
Supporting the Jo Cox Great Winter Get Together to build connection in the lonely indoor months of winter.
Date: Saturday 14th January
Description: 1-day pilgrimage walk starting 10am, concluding around 4pm.
Distance: About 9.5 miles, 15km
Pace: Moderate but with two tough climbs and steep cliff drops (with guard rails where close to the edge), so good fitness required. Pace around 2.5 miles per hour.
Price: £40 per person
*Please bring your own lunch and drink. Refreshments available at Battle of Britain Memorial
Deposit: Pay on booking 48 hours before event.
Pilgrim candle and scrip
Guided tours of St Peter’s and Dover Museum Pilgrim Exhibition
Battle of Britain site
* Please note that access will depend on volunteer availability and our time of arrival
Travelling to the start:
By car: The sat-nav postcode for Folkestone Central station is CT19 5HD. Parking is available nearby.
By train: The nearest main station is Folkestone Central. This is a linear walk where we return from Dover Priory, so for best value, we recommend booking your return ticket to Dover Priory.