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Offa's Dyke Path National Trail

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We loved our long walks over this area. We stayed in Clun and walked the best bit of the dyke... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
363tourist
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The Hague, The Netherlands
Hard work but great views!

We walked the section from the car park in Hay to the source of the water on top of the hill and... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
Elizabeth B
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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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This 177-mile long trail runs from Sedbury to Prestatyn, mostly through Wales.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our long walks over this area. We stayed in Clun and walked the best bit of the dyke, according tho the guide...Do make sure you well dressed for the occasion and have a detailed map! The fresh air, the views, all the sheep,...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We walked the section from the car park in Hay to the source of the water on top of the hill and back again. It was lovely with amazing views, but very hard going as it is quite steep! It also doesn’t tell you how...More

1  Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

What a great challenge this was, I hiked the full path in 12 stages starting from Sedbury Cliffs at Chepstow and finished in Prestatyn, walking into the sea. The views at points where outstanding, with plenty of challenging hills and mountains... The path was well...More

2  Thank ColinHutch40
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We four friends, all over 65, walked the northern section of the walk starting from the Bedford Arms Hotel in Llanymynech and finishing four days later at Prestatyn. We delighted in walking across the amazing Pontcysyllte Aquaduct and watched narrow boats crossing as we walked...More

3  Thank Tony B
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely 1 3/4 mile walk into the picturesque town of Hay from the campsite near Clyro. The trail is easily marked down to the river and past an old Roman Fort area. Once on the River Wye the trail ascends onto the dyke itself....More

Thank Joanne K
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Have just completed most of the Southern section, walking from Kington and Hergest Ridge to Chepstow in four days and one morning. Having done the Ridgeway two years ago I prepared myself for Offa's Dyke with training walks carrying full pack etc but this one...More

5  Thank Mary-Su70
Reviewed 2 December 2015

OK - late November was not a good month to start the walk and of course it rained and rained. We set off from the banks of the Severn and took three days to reach Pandy. Frankly the countryside was not very special - perhaps...More

1  Thank penarthguy
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We recently stopped in Knighton for the weekend, and decided to do a 8 mile loop of Offas Dyke. Despite being a bit fresh first thing the first climb out of the town soon warmed us both up! Once at the top the views were...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 26 August 2015

I walked this trail over 13 days back in July 2013 using a tent for all but two of the days on the trail. The trail follows the ancient earth work for much of its length (not all of it), crosses over two mountain ranges...More

Thank Ron6632
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Just completed the southern half of Offa's Dyke Path. The walks are challenging with many elevation changes, but the views are spectacular. Poor signage just north of Chepstow led us off of the path and we only found our way with lots of help from...More

Thank Cathy H
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On the trail itself there are very few, if any, places where drinking water is available. There are very few towns or villages outwith the main start/end points for each section (there are a few exceptions to this). It... More
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