Tuesday 22 October 2019
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An Eastern Pilgrimage

An Eastern Pilgrimage

Featuring the great cathedral cities of St Albans, Peterborough, Ely and Bury St Edmunds and concluding with Southwark Cathedral in London this 6 night tour includes visits to John Bunyan’s birthplace, the university colleges in Cambridge, Her Majesty The Queen’s country home at Sandringham, American connections at Otley Hall and a fish ‘n’ chip supper in London’s Bankside.  ‘Amazing Grace’ also makes an entrance on Day 2!  Other highlights include:

  • St Alban’s Cathedral, the oldest site of continuous worship in Britain and the burial place of Alban, Britain’s first saint
  • A guided walking tour of Cambridge university colleges
  • Sandringham House, the country retreat of HM The Queen
  • A special tour of Ely Cathedral and its fascinating Stained Glass Museum
  • Otley Hall, once the home of Bartholomew Gosnold, founder of Jamestown, VA
  • St Edmundsbury Cathedral, a place of worship and pilgrimage for around 1000 years
  • Southwark Cathedral, an oasis of calm close to the historic Borough Market and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

Image copyright Luke Watson.