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Offa's Hyke

32 km / 20 miles

Denbighshire, Flintshire
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; Very Challenging; Moorland; Charity
Start and Finish
SJ161605 - Bwlch Penbarra, Denbighshire
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Route Description - PDF
Offas Hyke (Michael Skuse)
Download File
Offa's Hyke (Michael Skuse)
Badge & Certificate


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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

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


Route Profile:

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