Education in the Time of Coronavirus, part 2: Pilgrimage

The Penrhys Pilgrimage Way has some excellent resources for various ages on their web site at – downloadable pdfs, free to print and use. We are particularly keen to get people working on the idea of a board game themed around pilgrimage. Possibly even two – one for younger children, one for the increasinglyContinue reading “Education in the Time of Coronavirus, part 2: Pilgrimage”

Penrhys Pilgrimage Project (PPP)

Helen Lloyd Jones, Chair of the project group, writes: The PPP was set up in 2017 to recreate the old medieval pilgrimage route between Llandaff and Penrhys in the Rhondda. Penrhys is also on the Cistercian Way. The vision is to bring the Penrhys Pilgrimage Way back to life. Inspired by the success of theContinue reading “Penrhys Pilgrimage Project (PPP)”


Iain Tweedale writes: Journeying ( was established in 1988 and leads small groups on guided walking tour holidays in an informal Christian ambience to the more off-the-beaten-track parts of the British Isles. Hiking through beautiful and often remote parts of Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland, each holiday is led by our knowledgeable volunteer guides. OurContinue reading “Journeying”

Guided Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage is about an inner journey of discovery and insight, encouraged by an outer journey to a significant destination (usually but not necessarily, of a religious nature).   Guided Pilgrimage aims to facilitate that for people through 1, 3 or 6 day pilgrimages in Wales. We offer set departures of day-trips and multi-day linear pilgrimages toContinue reading “Guided Pilgrimage”

Project Outline – Cistercian Way

The Cistercians were enormously important in the history of Wales. Their belief in the importance of self-sufficiency and hard work made them great farmers, and they cleared much of the upland farming landscape of Wales.  The Cistercian abbeys gave hospitality to Welsh poets and chroniclers. It was the Cistercians who wrote to the Pope inContinue reading “Project Outline – Cistercian Way”

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