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Offa's Hyke

32 km / 20 miles

Denbighs, Flints
A challenging walk on and around the Clwydian Hills providing distant views, with some 4000ft of ascent and involving navigational skills. It is coincident with parts of the Offa's Dyke Path National Trail. Profits from the sale of badges/certificates go to Hope House Childrens Hospice. The route description was revised in May 2008 and this and a track file are available below.


Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Anytime Challenges; Moorland; Charity
Start and Finish
SJ161605 - Bwlch Penbarra, Denbighs
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Route Desc (PDF)
Offa's Hyke (Michael Skuse)
Badge & Certificate


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National Trails (England & Wales)
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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
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Digital Maps:
Digital Mapping (25k Scale)

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path
Along Path
Glyn Arthur Lodge  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
9 Km
Penbedw Yurt  (bookable online)
2 Km
22 Km

Connected Paths:

National Trails (England & Wales)
Paths Marked on OS mapping


GPS Exchange Format Route File
MemoryMap Route file
Route Desc (MS Word)
Tracklogs Route file

Route Profile:

32.9 Km (20.4 miles)
1,268 m (4,160 ft) ascent
542 m (1,778 ft)  maximum height