By the way: Jacquetta Megarry puts together a guidebook for Quaker walkers

‘We developed a route that takes pilgrims away from steeplehouses and celebrates the outdoor spaces in which George Fox preferred to preach.’

‘Our goal was to create a route that includes key sites on Fox’s journey, which walkers could complete without cars.’ | Photo: Pendle Hill

It began with a phone call on 30 August 2019. Carole Nelson, indefatigable Quaker and owner of the Sleepy Elephant outdoor shop in Sedbergh, had somehow got hold of our number. Would we be interested in a publishing a guidebook to a route that celebrated the journey made by George Fox in 1652? I had barely heard of George Fox, had no idea if a viable route existed, and asked a great many questions.

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