Category Archives: The Pilgrims Way

7 days to go

One week from now, I will set off on a pilgrimage from Winchester to Canterbury. I have had this in the diary for almost a year but have not done much planning. Every year in October, I take a walk around the village where I grew up. This year, since that village is near the Pilgrim Way, I have decided to undertake a longer walk and may drop in at the village along the way. I will keep this blog along the way. But here is the route:

Day 1: Winchester to Alresford 13/10/2023. Visit Cathedral and get Pilgrims passbook. probably camp
Day 2: Alresford to Alton 14/10/2023, probably camp
Day 3: Alton to Farnham 15/10/2023, probably camp
Day 4: Farnham to Guildford 16/10/2023, probably camp
Day 5: Guildford to Box Hill 17/10/2023 cheap hotel booked use bus to go there and back
Day 6: Box Hill to Merstham 18/10/2023 cheap hotel booked use bus to reach
Day 7: Merstham to Oxted 19/10/2023 cheap hotel booked use bus to reach. Visit old village?
Day 8: Oxted to Otford 20/10/2023 ? or visit old village?
Day 9: Otford to Vigo 21/10/2023 ?
Day 10: Vigo to Aylesford 22/10/2023 ?
Day 11: Aylesford to Harrietsham 23/10/2023 ?
Day 12: Harrietsham to Boughton Lees 24/10/2023 ?
Day 13: Boughton Lees to Canterbury 25/10/2023 ?
Day 14: Visit Cathedral and return home to Abingdon for work