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Boxing Day Pilgrimage – Ripon Cathedral to Fountains Abbey

December 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

December 26, 2016 @ 10.00 am – 12.00 pm. Free

A yearly pilgrimage event open to all, the 4 mile Boxing Day pilgrimage from Ripon Cathedral to Fountains Abbey attracts over a thousand pilgrims each year. Often led by the Bishop of Ripon and Leeds, this is an example of modern British pilgrimage at its finest.

The journey follows the footsteps of a group of 12th Century Cistercian monks who set off from Ripon Cathedral on December 26th, 1132, to found Fountains Abbey.

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Date:
December 26, 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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