Camino to the Birthplace of English Christianity

  • A unique traditional walking pilgrimage to Canterbury and beyond
  • Visiting living monasteries, shrines and cathedrals
  • Full of beautiful and holy places
  • Walking in the footsteps of medieval pilgrims
  • Feeder route to the Camino de Santiago

Starting at Rochester Cathedral the Augustine Camino wanders through the orchards, woods and vineyards of Kent for 70 miles via Aylesford Priory and Canterbury Cathedral to the Shrine of St Augustine on the cliffs above the sea at Ramsgate.  The route celebrates the mission of St Augustine to convert the English to Christianity, visiting many sites of global historical significance. It also explores stunning examples of art and architecture, from the medieval to the modern, including work by the masters of the gothic revival, Pugin, Butterfield and Gilbert Scott. Beautiful villages and country pubs are conveniently placed all along the way.

The Augustine Camino is an official feeder route for the Camino de Santiago Compostela and Pilgrim Stamps – Augustine Camino.

You will find all the information you need to plan and organise your pilgrimage on this website.  We offer free advice via email.  Alternatively, avoid all the hassle of organising things for yourself by using our booking service.

The best time to walk the Camino is from April to October. We do have pilgrims that walk over the winter but be prepared for short days and mud. It is highly recommended that you use a navigation system on your phone (See “Sat Nav/GPX” below). They are inexpensive and indispensable when footpaths are diverted or you have a moment’s inattention. Path updates are available here Updates – Augustine Camino.

For free advice on planning your pilgrimage email us: camino@augustinecamino.co.uk