TWO saints were honoured as people came together to follow in their footsteps on Saturday.

Almost three hundred people walked the pilgrimage trail between Finchale Priory and Durham Cathedral as part of the Camino Inglès - The English Trail.

The trail charts Saint Godric’s historic journey from Finchale Priory, near Durham, to the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela in Northern Spain during the Middle Ages. Pilgrims who walk the route today collect stamps at every stop in a trail passport, to signify where they have been.

They were later joined by walkers and dignitaries participating in the annual St Cuthbert walk and procession, which started in Church in Chester-le-Street.

Organised by The Northumbrian Association, the eight-mile walk signified the arrival of St Cuthbert’s body which was brought to Durham after a long search for a final resting place, following the Viking invasion of Lindisfarne in 793.

The two groups walked the last leg up to Durham Cathedral together where there was a short act of worship in the Feretory over St Cuthbert’s shrine and other activities.