Young Pilgrims

One of the most important groups who visit are children and young people and the Shrine is extremely committed to the ministry and development of Young Pilgrims.

There are regular large events for all ages and Young Pilgrims are made welcome as part of an organsied Parish group or with their family.

The Shrine has a committed Schools Department and has a range of both day and residential educational visits available.


The Shrine welcomes visits from Schools, Academies and Colleges throughout the year and offers a comprehesive range of programmes to compliment teaching...

Family Pilgrimage

The Family Pilgrimage usually takes place during October half term and is a week for families to worship, have fun and spend time together.

The Youth Pilgrimage

The Youth Pilgrimage takes place over five days each year and is full of lively worship, teaching, fun and fellowship for 11 to 18 year olds.

Shrine Events

During the Shrine's larger events there is always provision made for Young Pilgrims and children and young people are encouraged to take part ...

Children's Pilgrimage

Our Children's Pilgrimage takes place residentially over a fun-packed weekend in March and is for 7-11 year olds.

Parish Groups

If you are bringing children and young people as part of your parish group or as a family visit, the Shrine can provide a range of activities and resources for your young pilgrims.

Resources and Support for Young Pilgrims

The Shrine produces a range of resources for parishes to use with their children and young people...