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Self-Guided Walking Holidays in the UK
Walking Holiday in England and
Wales on The Offa's Dyke Path
between Chepstow and Knighton
Dyke Path, is one of Wales's long distance walking trails, between Wales'
North coast at Prestatyn and the mouth of the River Wye and the Severn estuary
at Chepstow, via Llangollen , River Dee, Knighton, Hay-on-Wye, Llanthony
Abbey, Tintern Abbey and Chepstow.
This section of Offa's Dyke Path is an 80 mile way-marked long-distance
walking trail. This hiking tour can be walked in either direction.
This Welsh self
guided walking holiday hikes through some of the highlights of Wales and
is a great introduction to walking holidays in Wales and the UK. The Offa's
Dyke Path passes through some of Wales's most spectacular landscapes full
of wildlife and heritage.
The Offa's Dyke walking trail is clearly way-marked to provide reassurance
on your walking holiday in Wales.
walking trail officially opened in 1971 but this long-distance hiking path
follows an earthwork of much greater antiquity. Built by King Offa of Mercia
in the 8th century, Offa's Dyke formed the ancient frontier between England
and Wales. There are no border skirmishes these days, but you'll find miles
of quiet, uninterrupted Welsh countryside, stunning mountain ranges and
a plethora of wildlife.
Suggested Tour Duration: 7 nights,
6 days walking Total Distance: 80 miles Min/max daily distance: 8/18 miles Average Daily distance: 13 miles Grading: strenuous
encounter the Severn and Wye Rivers as the walking path winds between Denbighshire
and Monmouthshire. Cultural heritage sites are in abundance, from the Palaeolithic
Pontnewydd Cave, home to Wales' earliest known settlers, to the Pontcysyllte
Aqueduct from the Industrial Age. This is a strenuous walking holiday, so
we have carefully selected comfortable accommodation to ensure you are well
rested each night!
Northbound Itinerary: Chepstow to Knighton
1: Arrive Chepstow Day 2: Chepstow to Tintern 10
miles Day 3: Tintern to Monmouth 8
miles Day 4: Monmouth to Pandy 16
miles Day 5: Pandy to Hay-on-Wye 18
miles Optional Day in Hay-on-Wye Day 6: Hay-on-Way to Kington 15
miles Day 7: Kington to Knighton 13
miles Day 8: Depart Knighton
You can walk this hiking tour in Wales on
Offas Dyke Path over 15 days at about 12 miles per day.
This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.
The above distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer
or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point
and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.
Rest days can be taken in any location.
Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of England
or the UK. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.
Online booking available. A deposit of £85 per person is required
to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
in your UK walking holiday
on Offa's Dyke Path
accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels
on a bed and breakfast basis
room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
daily luggage transfer
support should there be any problems on route
Guide book to Offa's Dyke Path
maps to Offa's Dyke Path
Dyke Path 8 day itinerary:
Chepstow to Knighton (south to north) 6 days walking and 7 nights accommodation
£763pp single occ
£833pp solo traveller
prices subject to change
for your UK Walking Holiday
on the Offa's Dyke Path
upgrade to the region's most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels,
transfers back to car or station
inn to inn walks
Can be added when booking online Subject to availability
Supplement per person per night
The Swan at Hay
These are not included. Evening meals:
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation
or in the town/village. Packed lunches:
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local
store, or cafe or inn along the route.
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let's Go Biking Ltd accepts
no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions
and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.
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Plane to Bristol, Cardiff or Manchester, where we can arrange transfer
to Knighton or Chepstow By Car to Knighton or Chepstow where parking
is available By Train / Bus to Knighton or Chepstow