About McCabe Pilgrimages

Booking a pilgrimage with McCabe is to buy in to a team of enthusiastic experts. You can expect to talk to a real person and you won’t be put on hold and asked to press button four. Someone in the McCabe office will have travelled where you are going and stayed in the same hotel you are going to and they will be very happy to have a chat on any aspect of your journey.

  • Alistair in a party hat

    Alistair McCabe

    Founder of McCabe, Alistair is the son of a missionary and was born in Dr Graham's Homes in Kalimpong. After graduating, Alistair's first job was with the Church of Scotland beside the Sea of Galilee which led to a period managing Inter Church Travel. in 1983 he founded McCabe Pilgrimages.

  • Paul Ellerby

    Paul has a 35 year career in the travel industry and has worked for tour operators, airlines, cruise companies and leisure attractions. Paul is also a Licensed Lay Minister in the Church of England. At McCabe, Paul joined McCabe in 2018 as Head of Marketing and is now Managing Director.

  • Rosemary Nutt

    Rosemary has been with the company since 1987 and as Operations Director shares the running of the company with Paul. As well as being responsible for our Operations and Accounts, Rosemary is our pilgrimage expert. She is first port of call if you are planning any pilgrimage.

  • Lynne McCabe

    Lynne has a degree in French Studies from Warwick University, but has spent most of her life in the travel industry where she specialised in Middle Eastern destinations for companies such as British Museum Tours. McCabe also benefits from Lynne’s PR skills from her time at First Public Relations.

  • Rachel Simpson

    Rachel has a degree in Sociology from Kingston University, and has worked in travel all her life. Rachel is our flights expert, manages our Short Breaks programme and works in Operations alongside Rosemary. Rachel has been with McCabe for more than 10 years.

  • Carol May

    Since joining McCabe in 2018 Carol has travelled to Iona, Northumbria, Austria, Oberammergau and the Holy Land. Carol has also walked the last 100km of the Camino de Santiago.

  • Tim Lunn

    Tim joined McCabe in 2017 and has walked the last 100km of the Camino de Santiago. He has also travelled to Austria and Oberammergau.