Dover’s Family-friendly Pilgrim Trail
Follow in the footsteps of Dover’s medieval pilgrims as you explore historic sites around the town on this free trail!
24th September 2022
Follow in the footsteps of Dover’s medieval pilgrims as you explore historic sites around the town to discover fascinating buildings and stories. Follow a fun, family-friendly illustrated map through the centre of Dover to discover sites visited by medieval pilgrims – from Dover seafront and St Mary’s Church to the magnificent Maison Dieu – built to welcome poor pilgrims in about 1200. Other sites include Dover Museum, St Martin Le Grand Church, St James’ Church, and St Edmund’s Chapel. Plus walk the rope labyrinth on Dover Seafront. Get you trail sheet stamped at 3 different venues to win a special prize!
Free self-guided trail for all ages. The trail is approximately 1 mile long and can be completed in any order. Most of the route is buggy and wheelchair accessible.
Pick up your free trail sheet at the Maison Dieu, Dover Museum, St Mary’s Church, St Edmund’s Chapel or at the Pilgrim Quarter of the Urban Fete in Pencester Gardens.