Join us at Belstone on Saturday 30th September for the second MICHAELMAS GATHERING of The Archangel’s Way, a pilgrimage route for the 21st century where all are welcome to engage with our fascinating landscape, find sanctuary in historic churches and space for the soul through walking, poetry and the beauty of Dartmoor, past and present.
Guided walks will start from Belstone Village Hall:
- 10:00 am – a challenging on and off the moor walk of between 8-10 miles
- 12 noon – a reflective mini-pilgrimage of 1.5 hours maximum ending at St Mary’s Church, Belstone
Parking will be available at Belstone Cricket Ground: Grid ref: SX 621 941
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Belstone Village Hall will be open with stalls, displays and videos about The Archangel’s Way and other Devon Pilgrim routes.
There will be Morris Dancing on The Green from 2:30 pm. Food is available in Belstone at The Tors Inn and The Old School Tearoom.
The Archangel’s Way is part of a series of pilgrim routes developed by Devon Pilgrim across the Diocese of Exeter. It begins from St Michael’s, Brentor and ends at St Michael the Archangel, Chagford. It offers places of accommodation, a Pilgrim Passport for walkers, a series of guided reflective walks through the year and poetry, music and art along the Way.