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National Trail AcornOffa's Dyke Path National Trail

285 km / 177 miles

Denbighs, Flints, Glos, Mons, Powys, Shrops, Wrexham
For over 60 miles the route of this National Trail runs along or close to the 8th century dyke passing many other historical sites. The Trail meanders along the east side of the Wye Valley to Monmouth, crosses lowland farmland to Pandy and Hatterrall Ridge which is then followed to Hay-on-Wye. The Radnorshire Hills are crossed to Knighton as is the hill country of Clun. The next part of the route is across the plain of Montgomery, along the Severn Valley and across the Vale of Llangollen to the Clwydian Hills.

The waymarked Three Castles Walk (Mons) (19 miles and on OS mapping) is a circular walk from Offa’s Dyke visiting Skenfrith, White and Grosmont castles. The St Winefride’s Way is a 14-mile pilgrim’s trail that links St Asaph’s Cathedral, Denbighshire, with St Winefride’s Well in Holywell, Flintshire.

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Details:

Waymark: National Trail Acorn
Path Type
National Trails (England & Wales)
Waymark
National Trail Acorn
Attributes
Moorland; Heritage
Start
ST552928 - Sedbury Cliff, Chepstow, Monmouthshire
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Finish
SJ060837 - Prestatyn, Denbighs
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Open Date
1971
User Group
Offa's Dyke Association
 
Offa's Dyke Centre, West Street, KNIGHTON, Powys, LD7 1EN
 
01547 528753

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Certificate
Certificate for National Trails (Long Distance Walkers Association - 2009)
Paperback
Offa's Dyke Path (Trailblazer Publications - 2011)
Paperback
Offa's Dyke Path (Cicerone Press - 2008)
Illustrated Map
Paperback
Paperback
Big Walks Of Great Britain (Summersdale Publications - 2007)
Paperback
Offa’s Dyke Circular Walks: Southern (Sigma Leisure - 2000)
Paperback
Offa’s Dyke Circular Walks: Northern (Sigma Leisure - 2001)
Route notes
Offa's Dyke Path: South to North (Offa's Dyke Association - 2000)
Booklet
Offa's Dyke Path: North to South (Offa's Dyke Association - 2000)
Booklet
Offa's Dyke Path & Glyndwyr's Way: Accommodation Guide (Offa's Dyke Association - Annual)
Looseleaf
Guidebook
Offa's Dyke: A journey in words & pictures (Offa's Dyke Association - 2006)
Leaflet
Offa's Dyke Path/Llwybr Clawdd Offa (Countryside Council for Wales (Natural Resources Wales) - 2005)
Leaflets
Circular Walks: Offa's Dyke Path (Offa's Dyke Association)
Leaflets
Beyond the Offa's Dyke Path: Circular walks (Denbighshire County Council)
Badge
Certificate
Paperback
Paperback
St Winefride's Way: St. Asaph to Holywell (John Merrill Foundation - 2004)
Badge & Certificate

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Maps:

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger
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Other Paper Maps:
Harvey Map (Stripmap)
Harvey Map (Stripmap)
Stripmap
Strip Maps of Offa's Dyke Path (Offa's Dyke Association - 1998)
Digital Maps:
Downloadable Digital Mapping
Offa’s Dyke Path National Trail (Anquet Maps - 2009)
Digital Mapping (25k Scale)
Digital Mapping (25k Scale)
Offa's Dyke Path 1:25k & 1:50k (Satmap - Jan 09)

Walking Support Providers:

Support Providers
Baggage Handling and Self-Guided Walks (The Walking Holiday Company)
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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Celtic Trails Walking Holidays)
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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Marches Walks Limited)
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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Instep Walking Holidays)
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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Contours Walking Holidays)
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Guided and Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Anglesey Walking Holidays)

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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
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B & B Accommodation
Chateau Terrace B&B  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
3 Km
Self-catering
The Acorns  (bookable online)
5 Km
26 Km
Self-catering
1 Km
27 Km
Bunk House
5 Km
29 Km
Self-catering
Oak View Cottage  (bookable online)
1 Km
32 Km
B & B Accommodation
Rose Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
57 Km
Hostel Accommodation
1 Km
66 Km
Hotels
The Baskerville Arms Hotel  (bookable online)
2 Km
86 Km
Hotels
The Royal Oak Inn  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
100 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
107 Km
Self-catering
Quarry House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
114 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Old Vicarage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
116 Km
Self-catering
Presteigne Holidays  (bookable online)
3 Km
120 Km
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Milebrook House  (bookable online)
4 Km
129 Km
B & B Accommodation
Offa Dyke House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
129 Km
Self-catering
Rose Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
137 Km
Hostel Accommodation
5 Km
141 Km
B & B Accommodation
Long Mountain B&B  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
172 Km
B & B Accommodation
Vine House Bed & Breakfast  (bookable online)
3 Km
174 Km
Self-catering
The Old Stable  (bookable online)
3 Km
174 Km
Self-catering
Bluebell at Gaer Fawr  (bookable online)
3 Km
176 Km
Other
Lane Farm Bed & Breakfast  (bookable online)
2 Km
180 Km
Hotels
The Golden Lion Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
185 Km
B & B Accommodation
Rhandregynwen Hall  (bookable online)
2 Km
185 Km
Self-catering
Beudy Bryn Celyn  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
187 Km
Self-catering
Glen Helen Holiday Cottages  (bookable online)
1 Km
190 Km
Hostel Accommodation
2 Km
225 Km
B & B Accommodation
Geufron Hall B&B  (bookable online)
1 Km
225 Km
Other
Snowdonia Camper Vans  (bookable online)
2 Km
225 Km
Hotels
Abbey Grange Hotel  (bookable online)
2 Km
226 Km
Self-catering
Velvet Cottage  (bookable online)
2 Km
226 Km
Self-catering
Plas yn ial  (bookable online)
4 Km
237 Km

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Route Profile:

284.6 Km (176.8 miles)
9,085 m (29,806 ft) ascent
700 m (2,297 ft)  maximum height