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Peak Pilgrimage

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Pilgrimage is a journey to and from special spiritual places which have an atmosphere all of their... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Carol C

The Peak Pilgrimage is an excellent short long-distance walk (if that makes sense). I completed it... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Harlington, United Kingdom
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The Peak Pilgrimage is a long distance footpath walk from Ilam to Eyam designed to be enjoyed by all. Nowhere is the walking more lovely, relaxing, accessible and soul-restorative than in the Peak District National Park. But it has an added twist...more
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| Ilam Church of the Holy Cross, Ilam, Peak District National Park DE6 2FX, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Pilgrimage is a journey to and from special spiritual places which have an atmosphere all of their own. In this case it is the parish churches on the route of this Pilgimage which runs between Ilam and Eyam across spectacular Peak District countryside. This was...More

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 12 August 2018

The Peak Pilgrimage is an excellent short long-distance walk (if that makes sense). I completed it in three days; in retrospect four may have been more comfortable - but really there are so many places to stay en route that you can do it at...More

Thank jmc1959
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We have just completed the Pilgrimage in 2 days with an overnight stay at the YHA at Youlgreave. Perhaps it was the weather, or the excellent company of our group, or the wonderful scenery - or all of this, but this was an experience not...More

1  Thank Charles D
Reviewed 10 May 2018

The Peak Pilgrimage walk is circa 35 miles long (39 miles if you take the high route on the hills) and is easily split into 4 sections for relaxed walking. Many people enjoy the challenge of completing the walk over 4 or less consecutive days,...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 9 May 2018

From Ilam to Eyam, hills and valleys, rivers and edges, stepping stones, warmly welcoming churches, cafes, pubs and ice creams... what a wonderful four days in the Peak District. OK, it was the nicest May Bank Holiday weekend ever, and with over 70 of us...More

Thank RJC3006
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I managed the whole Peak Pilgrimage, led by the Venerable Bob Jackson himself over the last 4 days. I was slightly nervous as I don't do enough exercise, but despite having some quite tough climbs (for a novice) and descents, this was almost not noticeable...More

Thank DelaHaye2014
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I have spent 4 days walking with 40 pilgrims through one of most beautiful parts of our country , with the warmest of welcomes along the way . Get your boots on or your bikes out and enjoy . You will not be disappointed

Thank langdale1
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

What a great route. Three days walking in. Amazing scenery. Our 9 & 11 year old did it all bit our 6 year old only did 6 miles, even with all the motivational ice cream stops and there is an abundance of these!. Camped at...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I walked the Peak Pilgrimage with another and with two dogs, which dogs were welcome in all the churches.

1  Thank Diana H
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We walked with friends over 4 days, we're lucky with the weather and had a wonderful walk. Whether you are of faith or not, there is plenty of interest in the churches and villages along the way. We stayed at the Lathkill Hotel in Over...More

1  Thank ruthcantrill1
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Gideon S
11 July 2017|
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Response from Simon D | Property representative |
We are not sure about overnight parking in Ilam but there is day parking. For the Peak Pilgrimage we would suggest parking in the free car park at Eyam where we have Parish Council approval.