Gainsborough and West Lindsey have a unique place in Christian and American history as the place from which the ‘Pilgrims’ began their journey, where the English-speaking Baptists began and where key influencers of the First Amendment lived.
This unique tour explores the origins of these movements that changed America and the World, brings you face to face with their friends, and uses some amazing country churches to explore the history of their Faith.
Where? Gainsborough and West Lindsey
Tour provider Pilgrims & Prophets Christian Heritage Tours
Itinerary includes Gainsborough, the historic puritan churches of Glentworth and Snarford, the medieval splendour of Stow, the pre-Reformation farmyard church of Coates and Sturton le Steeple which gave birth to separatist leaders John Smyth and John Robinson.
Recommended group size
Maximum of 25 is preferable, but more can be managed
Price per person
Min and Max Group Size
Any size between individual and coach
Pick up location, distance from train station
Gainsborough or locations within 25 miles; main line stations at Newark, Retford, Doncaster or Lincoln
Refreshments and meals
Lunch and afternoon cream tea etc can be included as an addition – please allow around £7-£10 a head depending on requirements
Special equipment needed
None, but note that most buildings will be unheated
Availability Frequency and Advance Booking
Minimum of 7 days advance booking; winter bookings possible but sites are unheated and some lack electricity
Accessibility considerations and facilities
Some old churches have limited accessibility
Fitness Level (low, moderate or high)
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