Links and Resources

credit to david vintiner

Why not follow some of these links for more information about pilgrimages, the wider church and other related sites. If you know of any other pages on the web that may be of interest please contact us.

NorthernCross related

Twitter feed – Official NorthernCross twitter feed @northerncrossuk
Facebook page – The official Northern Cross Facebook page.

YouTube film (2012)YouTube film (2011)YouTube film (2009) & YouTube film (2006)– all excellent short films made by walkers on Northern Cross recently, both broadly representative of any year and leg.

Wikipedia entry – Description of the pilgrimage on Wikipedia.

Flickr site – collected photo gallery from various years of Northern Cross.

Places we visit

Holy Island – Lindisfarne – island website with description and events on the island.

Other UK Pilgrimages & organisations

Scottish Cross – The Easter walking pilgrimage across Scotland to Iona
Pilgrim Cross – Walks across the east of England to Walsingham at Easter.
Pilgrims Progress – Links to many other pilgrimages and all sorts of other pilgrim information.


Anglican Church – The official site of the Anglican church in England (NB this used to be, more recently changed to, and now absent. The link has been reduced to the anglican domain,, which lists all anglican national churches).
Catholic Church – The official site of the Catholic church in England and Wales
Methodist Church – The official site of the Methodist church

Related organisations

Northumbria Community – Ecumenical community rooted in monastic Celtic history of Northumbria
Community of Aidan and Hilda – dispersed, ecumenical body drawing inspiration from the lives of the Celtic saints, providing programmes of retreats & events on Holy Island, the UK, and internationally.
Journeying – Journeying organises and takes small groups, in an informal atmosphere encompassing Celtic spirituality, to the more remote parts of Great Britain and Ireland.

Media & Press

Independent Catholic News – speedy and accurate coverage of all subjects of interest to Catholics and the wider Christian community.

Uk pilgrimage potential list – This from the telegraph of UK potential pilgrimages

Charities & Campaigns

Christian Aid – Information about aid projects in the third world
Jubilee Debt Campaign – Find out about the campaign to abolish third world debt

Christian Social Networks

Harvesters – Christian Singles Network – social fellowship group of single, widowed or divorced Christians, based mostly in the West Midlands region, but with occasional activities across the UK.


Walking Support: (St Cuthbert’s Way) – organisation and business supporting pilgrimage journeys on St Cuthberts Way and other routes in the Northumbrian region.