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Offa's Dyke Path National Trail

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Superb scenery but more steep climbs than many long distance trails

I;ve just completed the Offas dyke walk solo in 13 days staying at accommodation arranged by my... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Tim S
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Walker's Heaven!

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

Reviewed 13 September 2018
363tourist
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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This 177-mile long trail runs from Sedbury to Prestatyn, mostly through Wales.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only saw a few sections however it was worth looking for and exploring. The route is not always along the dyke however. Some sections of the ditch and embankment are well preserved. The route is close to many interesting sites and some are publicised...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

I;ve just completed the Offas dyke walk solo in 13 days staying at accommodation arranged by my baggage handling firm 'Absolute Escapes'. This was my third long distance walk in a year having completed the Wainwright Coast to coast and Pennine way in the months...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank N9601XVelizabethb
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank tonybI2708ND
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

Date of experience: August 2016
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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

Date of experience: June 2016
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

Date of experience: November 2015
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

Date of experience: October 2015
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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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