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The following pilgrimages are available for you to choose and complete.  Please collect the relevant ‘pack’ for the pilgrimage you wish to do.  Once you have chosen your route please let Kevin Towler know so that he can log you on the system.

The pilgrimages are listed in length order, shortest first.  You may count walking, cycling and scooters towards your total.

1. Castleford to Wakefield Cathedral – 10¾ miles

2. Castleford to Selby Abbey – 17 miles

3. Castleford to York Minster – 30 miles

4. Castleford to Whitby – 87 miles

5. Castleford to Santiago de Compostela (using port of Ferrol in Spain as a start point – traditionally the start of the Camino Ingles, the English Camino) – 683½ miles

6. Castleford to Jerusalem – 3204 miles

Should you compete your chosen pilgrimage and decide to try a longer route please let Kevin know so that he may update your scheme.

Where are they at?

Click below for Pilgrimage TrackerPW_Tracker.pdf

Or view the Marauders Map?

Choose which pilgrimage below to view progress:




York Minister


Selby Abbey


Wakefield Cathedral


Pilgrim’s Gallery

Updates on individual progress and requests to be logged onto the system can be emailed to Kevin at hcweb@talktalk.net or tweeted to @HolyCrossCas .

Pilgrim Blog

       1: 22/10/2020

      2: 30/10/2020

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Santiago de Compostela