Canterbury Trails - A Well-being Pilgrimage

Mentored by Julia Gillick

Expedition Leader/Wilderness Guide

Rochester, ME1 1SW
For ages: 18+
£400
Next date: None - message Mentor to express interest

A SUMMARY

This is a physical walking pilgrimage with a powerful emotional focus; to explore both literally and psychologically the concept of story-telling. Journey inside, outside, with ipse wilderness, on a thoughtful and transformative exploration of your inner and outer landscape. Whether you feel as though you're stuck in a rut, treading water, plodding along or just going through the paces, this facilitated 4-day journey along the Pilgrims' Way will guide you, through purposeful movement and meaningful communication, to free yourself up to change the path of your life, and start telling yourself a different story. Using Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tales' as inspiration, we will listen to each others' stories, and through gentle enquiry and therapeutic exercises, step with courage into new ways of speaking our truth. This pilgrimage makes use of therapeutic activities, wilderness immersion processes and facilitated circle time to create a grounded connection with nature, our own nature, and t...

About your Mentor

About your Mentor

Julia

I am a wilderness therapy facilitator, with a background in teaching and expedition leading. Having grown up on a diet of Type 2 fun, served as an army cadet officer, travelled extensively and led youth expeditions all over the world, I walked a solo pilgrimage of the Camino de Santiago, which inspired me to commit to a life of simplicity and freedom. My passion is to empower people to experience the positive benefits of time spent immersed in nature, to come into a more fulsome awareness of their own nature, and to access joy for themselves through a life of self-expression, honesty and courage. I read English Literature at Cambridge University, specialising in Chaucer. His stories resonate with humour, modernity and earthiness, confronting universal themes of human nature. Having walked the Pilgrims' Way for myself a number of times, I have woven together my passion for the literature with my knowledge of the landscape, encouraging others to journey into their own history via this gu...

Learning aims

To walk a physical journey of 42 miles over 4 days along the Pilgrims' Way.

Strengths to develop

We will be walking 42 miles over 4 days, carrying day-packs, putting one foot in front of the other, echoing the journey of pilgrims in centuries past and feeling connected to the history and literature of the place.

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Canterbury Trails - A Well-being Pilgrimage block mentored by Julia Gillick
Canterbury Trails - A Well-being Pilgrimage block mentored by Julia Gillick
Canterbury Trails - A Well-being Pilgrimage block mentored by Julia Gillick
Canterbury Trails - A Well-being Pilgrimage block mentored by Julia Gillick
Canterbury Trails - A Well-being Pilgrimage block mentored by Julia Gillick
Canterbury Trails - A Well-being Pilgrimage block mentored by Julia Gillick
Canterbury Trails - A Well-being Pilgrimage block mentored by Julia Gillick
Canterbury Trails - A Well-being Pilgrimage block mentored by Julia Gillick
Canterbury Trails - A Well-being Pilgrimage block mentored by Julia Gillick
Canterbury Trails - A Well-being Pilgrimage block mentored by Julia Gillick
Canterbury Trails - A Well-being Pilgrimage block mentored by Julia Gillick

What's provided

Safety

Enhanced DBS

Basic DBS

Risk Assessment

Public Liability Insurance

Safeguarding Training

First Aid Training

First Aid Kit

Smoke Detector

Coronavirus Safety Policy

Please note

Please note, it is the responsibility of the booker to satisfy themselves about the adequacy of the safety measures. This platform is merely an introducer and does not verify the items listed here.

Where
we'll be

Castle Hill, Rochester, Medway, ME1 1SW

Pricing information

Standard price: £400

Pricing information

Cancellation

My experience is an educational activity and the 14-day cooling-off period under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 therefore applies. After the 14 day period my standard policy will apply.

No refunds are given except in the case of a cancellation by the Mentor.


Cancellation


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