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 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. Thirty five years ago he founded McCabe Pilgrimages. Alistair is Managing Director with a particular interest in the Oberammergau Passion Play.
Rosemary is the other working Director of McCabe and shares the running of the company with Alistair. Rosemary is a music graduate and has been with the company twenty five years. As well as being responsible for our Operations and Accounts, Rosemary is our expert on Italy and the less frequented destinations of Armenia, Georgia and Russia.
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. Lynne is first port of call if you are planning a Holy Land pilgrimage.
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.
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.
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 joined McCabe in 2017 and has walked the last 100km of the Camino de Santiago. He has also travelled to Austria and Oberammergau.