Every Pilgrim's Guide to Celtic Britain and Ireland

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Canterbury, 2002 - Religion - 227 pages
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This pocket-sized informative travel guide is a companion to the principal Celtic sites in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Comprehensive both in content and detail, the places featured include: Scotland - Iona, Whithorn, Melrose; England - Lindisfarne, Whitby, Jarrow, Ripon, Lichfield, Old Sarum, Glastonbury, Tintagel, Canterbury, Lullingstone; Wales - Bardsey and the Llyn Peninsula, St Winifred's Well, St David's, Lantwit Major; and Ireland - Skellig Michael, Glendalough, Kells, Kildare, Slane Hill and Tara. The stories of the saints associated with these and other places are retold for today's visitors and pilgrims, along with quotations, prayers and readings from the Celtic era. Practical information is also given, plus maps, illustrations and suggestions of other places to visit nearby. An introduction explains the significance of pilgrimage to these places both in Celtic times and in the present day.

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About the author (2002)

Andrew Jones is currently Rector of Llanbedrog and Llannor and Rural Dean of Llyn and Eifionydd in the Diocese of Bangor (Wales). In his present post, he leads and participates in many pilgrimages to sites in Wales related to the Early Church.

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