The linked-up route aims to mirror a journey taken by Irish monk St Aidan to visit his mentor, St David, the patron saint of Wales. The exact route of the 260km-long Wexford-Pembrokeshire Pilgrim Way is yet to be established, but will likely connect Ferns and Rosslare on the Irish side with Fishguard and St David’s in Wales.
The trail is a collaborative project between The British Pilgrimage Trust and Pilgrims Paths Ireland, and walkers will have to cross via a 100km ferry journey. It’s hoped the initiative will encourage more tourism to both countries and boost local businesses.
You can find out more about the proposed trail here.
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