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Offa's Dyke Path National Trail

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Fantastic walk

We four friends, all over 65, walked the northern section of the walk starting from the Bedford... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Tony B
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Clyro to Hay from Black Mountain View Campsite

A lovely 1 3/4 mile walk into the picturesque town of Hay from the campsite near Clyro. The trail... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
Joanne K
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Wakefield
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This 177-mile long trail runs from Sedbury to Prestatyn, mostly through Wales.
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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

2  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

4  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

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 10 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
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Chepstow to Prestatyn, Sept. 24 to Oct. 8. I've had a walk in Britain on my to-do list for many years, so when a friend brought Offa;s Dyke Path to my attention, I was raring to go. I emailed 5 companies that organized the walk...More

4  Thank Daryl S
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Just completed the Knighton to Prestatyn section in 7 days. Excellent walking with many highlights including the Shropshire Hills, Montgomery Canal and Clwydian Mountains. Tough going at times, especially with a pack, so do not underestimate. Also, if booking accommodation yourself as I did, be...More

2  Thank Tim F
Reviewed 17 August 2014

We walked this between July 11, 2014 and July 23, 2014. It was a wonderful walk. It is not easy. There is a lot of elevation change. The scenery is different every day -- amazingly so. Only rarely was the way-marking insufficient. At those times,...More

3  Thank William R
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Response from Ron6632 | Reviewed this property |
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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