DABEWP Old Way Pilgrimage 2021 Southampton-Rye

Day 8: Steyning to Pyecombe

Today's Notes: 1. Note that the church we start from is not the same church as we finished at yesterday.


Pilgrimage Newsfeed - Day 8


St Andrew and St Cuthman's as we approach from the Catholic Church Aidan Simons


Catching up with pilgrims we haven't seen for a while Aidan Simons


Different pilgrims have joined us today. Aidan Simons


The dramatic interior of St Andrew and St Cuthman's - it was once even longer. Aidan Simons


Modern stained glass window Aidan Simons


St. Andrew and St. Cuthman, Steyning Danny Thomas


Very warm welcome and historical presentation of St Cuthman at the start of our walk


Gathering outside St Andrew and St Cuthman, Steyning John Chenery


Mark and Danny, today's leaders John Chenery


St Cuthman windows John Chenery


St Cuthman statue John Chenery


St Andrew and St Cuthman, Steyning John Chenery


St Nicholas, Bramber John Chenery


At St Nicholas in Bramber


St Nicholas' simple and ancient interior Aidan Simons


Bramber John Chenery


Happy Frontmarkers Danny Thomas


In St Botolphs where we had a prayer for deceased pilgrims. John Chenery


St Botolphs


St Botolphs John Chenery


St Botolphs John Chenery


The frontmarkers have made it to Edburton Church Aidan Simons


Window in Edburton Church Aidan Simons


Meanwhile, the Chief route planner, having gone the wrong way after St Botolphs, catches up with the backmarkers! fred.adilz


Fulking - one spring Aidan Simons


Maurice stopped for fueling of tea and cake before the hill


Guess where the backmarkers found Maurice fred.adilz


... Guess what they did then (nice bakewell tarts!) fred.adilz


Marilyn and Simon resting at the top of Truleigh Hill John Chenery


It's a long way down to Edburton Church (visible to the right of the signpost) John Chenery


Along the road at the foot of the downs John Chenery


Village sign has seen better days John Chenery


Todays leaders Mark and Danny. with fellow frontmarker Aidan, and John. John Chenery


Lunch at The Shepherd and Dog, Fulking John Chenery


Fulking - the other spring Aidan Simons


Front marker pauses for breath Aidan Simons


Climbing back to the top of the downs John Chenery


John found the best spot!


wild flowers on the downs John Chenery


Lovely lunch, now for the climb fred.adilz


Follow those arrows! fred.adilz


Front markers summit another hill Aidan Simons


⁦⁩ Lonely frontmarker Danny Thomas


Devils Dyke, looking North fred.adilz


Church of the Transfiguration, Pyecombe Aidan Simons


Inside Pyecombe Chuch Aidan Simons


Inside Pyecombe Chuch, known as the Shepherds' Church Aidan Simons


Another climb John Chenery


Besides the A23. Racing pigeons... and cars? John Chenery


Shepherd's gate as demonstrated by Michael


At #Pyecombe #Church. Thanks to all for your company on a great walk with the A&B pilgrims Simon Quail


Goodbye at the end of our day.... before we meet again