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50 Years of Offa’s Dyke Path.

The Offa’s Dyke Path winds its way through stunning landscapes close to hotel on the edges of England and Wales, between Chepstow on the River Severn towards Prestatyn on the North Wales coast.

 

The Path is inspired by, and closely follows, Offa’s Dyke for roughly 40 miles of its length. Dating back to the 8th century, the iconic earthwork monument of Offa’s Dyke stands up to eight metres high and was built on the command of King Offa as a divide between the two kingdoms.

 

Today, on its journey from sea to sea, the Path weaves through the rolling valleys, heather-clad mountains and leafy woodlands of eight counties and three of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty including the Wye Valley on our doorstep as well as the nearby Brecon Beacons National Park.

 

The panoramic views available throughout have led to international acclaim – it was even named one of the world’s greatest walks by Lonely Planet. The Path takes hikers through traditional rural towns and hamlets, home to cosy pubs, stunning landscapes and innumerable heritage hotspots.

 

This rich diversity is why Offa’s Dyke Path remains one of Britain’s iconic long distance walking routes. You can join the festivities, champion the landscapes of the borderlands and celebrate 50 years of the Offa’s Dyke Path.

 

On Tuesday 26th October Rob Dingle, National Trail Officer, will lead a walk from Brockweir along the Path to Bigsweir with sweeping views along the way, then a gentle return following the Wye back to Tintern.

 

Click here to book tickets.

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