Itinerary ideas: Medieval Heritage Group Tour

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Medieval Heritage Group Tour

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A programme of visits and reflections looking at the spirituality of medieval England. This tour includes readings and devotions around the key local works of the period – firstly the buildings, and then the literature. Individual Days or Part Tours can be accommodated from this tour, please get in touch.

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Region: England

Length: 4 days / 3 nights

Transport options: Vehicle Hire

Start and End: Flexible

Price: Please enquire for prices

Inclusions: 3 nights B&B and hotel, car hire with insurance, Entrance fees, Guides, sightseeing bus, Info Pack, maps, taxes, fees and financial protection.

Exclusions: GPS system, meals other than breakfast, optional activities unless stated, Flights, Tips, Visa's

Medieval Heritage Group Tour Itinerary


Day 1: Littleborough - Lincoln

A programme of visits and reflections looking at the spirituality of medieval England. This tour includes readings and devotions around the key local works of the period – firstly the buildings, and then the literature.

Day 2: Walsingham

Include a visit to England's Nazareth at Walsingham. Visit both the Anglican Shrine and Catholic Basilica of Our Lady and walk the Pilgrim's Way between them barefoot, if you dare! Don't forget to include Walsingham Abbey near the Anglican Shrine. Richeldis de Faverches was a Saxon noblewoma, she had a deep faith in God and devotion to Mary. We know too of her reputation for good works in care and generosity towards those around her. Her life of prayer and good works was rewarded by a vision in the year 1061. In this vision she was taken by Mary to be shown the house in Nazareth where Gabriel had announced the news of the birth of Jesus. Mary asked Richeldis to build an exact replica of that house in Walsingham. This is how Walsingham became known as England's Nazareth.

Day 3: Beauvale - Thurgarton

Day 4: Rufford - Worksop - Roche - Mattersey

Day 5: Sempringham - Crowland

Travel into south Lincolnshire to visit the base of St Gilbert of Sempringham and then Crowland, where the hermit St Guthlac lived. His life story is the earliest English biography and contains some extraordinary spiritual experiences.

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