Offas Dyke Path
Walking Holiday in Wales
The Offas Dyke Path
Walking Holiday in Wales
from Prestatyn to Chepstow (North to South)
or from Chepstow to Prestatyn (South to North)
via Llangollen, River Dee, Knighton, Hay-on-Wye, Llanthony Abbey and Tintern Abbey
Hike Offa’s Dyke Path, one of Wales’ 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.
The Offa’s Dyke Path is a 177 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 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.
You’ll 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!
We offer 3 suggested itineraries for walking Offas Dyke Path,
and this walking holiday in Wales can be walked in either direction:
Our self-guided walking holidays are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind and can be tailor-made to your own personal requirements.
The routes are clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your hiking vacation.
We use high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels with en-suite or private bathroom to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing. Rest assured that all our accommodation walking holiday providers are hand-picked and offer you that famous British hospitality.
Special diets can be catered for, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free.
We organize the luggage transfer so your bags are at your next accommodation when you arrive.
Let’s Go Walking has developed one of the largest selection of walking holidays and our offices are staffed 9am to 9pm to ensure your walking holiday runs without a hitch.
The Offas Dyke Path walking route connects with:
This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.
The daily 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 the UK or Ireland. 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.
Optional extra days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.
in your Offas Dyke Path
walking holiday in Wales
- 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
- detailed itineraries
- Guide Book
- OS 1:25,000 map
for your Offas Dyke Path
walking holiday in Wales
- upgrade to the region’s most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
- transfers back to car or station
- parking facilities
- rest days
- inn to inn walks
Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.
Holiday Travel Insurance
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.
This is in addition to our existing
How to get there:
- By Plane to Bristol, Cardiff or Manchester, where we can arrange transfer to Prestatyn, Chepstow or starting point of your welsh walking holiday
- By Car to Prestatyn, Chepstow or starting point of your welsh walking holiday where parking is available
- By Train or Bus to Prestatyn, Chepstow or starting point of your welsh walking holiday
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