Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Robert Byrne CO

Department for Spirituality

Prayer Walks around the Diocese – Holy Island

Kathryn Turner writes:

Holy Island lends itself to many Prayer Walks! Please see list below for details

A Walk around the Island:

  • Google Maps.
  • Tide Table – crossing times.
  • A route around the island which includes just about everything with possible short cuts included.
  • Mostly level walking, but some walking through dunes and option of one climb.
  • Allow 2 – 3 hours or even longer for pause and reflection time.

A Trinity of Churches:

  • A route that takes in the three, very active churches on the Island: St. Aidan’s Roman Catholic church, St. Mary’s Church of England and St. Cuthbert’s Centre (United Reformed Church)
  • Level walking on paths.
  • Allow around an hour, but it can take longer!



Walk around the Island

A Trinity of Churches