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Welcome to the website of the Anglican Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham (Church of England). Hopefully, whether as a pilgrim - past, present or future - student, visitor or tourist, you will find this site helpful and that you will gain a sense of the very special quality of Walsingham - "England's Nazareth". There is something here for everyone.

LATEST NEWS - Headlines

A new Pilgrim Manual - The 2016 edition has reverted back to the comprehensive version intended to be in use for several years, rather than the annual Pilgrim Manual in use between 2011 - 2015. Available from Reception or the Shrine Shop in standard or large-print formats - price £2.00.

Work on the Shrine Church - The west front of the Shrine Church has been successfully re-plastered and re-painted. However, major work is now required on the roof lantern above the chancel (see picture on the right). A very heavy spell of rain recently caused a flood of water to shower the altar party during a recent celebration of Mass. External scaffolding will be required and as well as repairing the leaks, the opportunity will be taken to treat the lantern timbers and repaint. (See Latest News for an urgent update.)

The National Pilgrimage - Monday 30th May - there is accommodation available at the Shrine for this event. Please contact the Hospitality Department (01328 820239; email:

Mission Mercy - The Walsingham Children's Pilgrimage. Read a full report.

2016 Year of Mercy The Master of the Guardians - The Rt Revd Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester - reflects on the Year of Mercy.

Welcome to Fr Philip Barnes - the new Interim Priest Administrator

BIBLE WEEK 2016 - The Missionary Church in the Book of Acts

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