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Offa's Dyke Path South

From £925.00
9 Days & 8 Nights
4.5
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Offa's Dyke Path South

  • Walk the southern section of the Offa's Dyke Path, a classic National Trail
  • Unspoiled landscapes of the Black Mountains in the Brecon Beacons National Park
  • An ancient earthwork built by King Offa which marks the Welsh-English border
  • Hillforts, norman castles, ruined monasteries that weave a rich historical tapestry
  • Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, such as the Wye Valley
The Offa’s Dyke Path National Trail criss-crosses back and forth along the Anglo-Welsh border, stretching from North to South Wales, passing through no less than three Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The southern section of this classic British walk takes you up and along Hatterill Ridge in the Black Mountains, through the rolling hills of the stunning Wye Walley and Welch Marches, so named in the Middle Ages where on the Welsh side of the border the Marcher lords ruled as they saw fit and did not have to abide by the King's rules. Relax in Hay on Wye after your day's walking and browse in the bookshops that this town is famous for, explore the monastic ruins of Llanthony Priory, nestled in the Black Mountains and Tintern Abbey next to the River Wye. Enjoy being in this historical region of border castles, including Monmouth and Chepstow.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Knighton and Overnight Day 2 Knighton to Kington 14 miles / 22 km Day 3 Kington to Hay-on-Wye 15 miles / 24 km Day 4 Hay-on-Wye to Longtown 14 miles / 22 km Day 5 Longtown to Llangattock Lingoed 9 miles / 14 km Day 6 Llangattock Lingoed to Monmouth 13 miles / 22 km Day 7 Monmouth to Tintern 12 miles / 19 km Day 8 Tintern to Chepstow 8 miles / 13 km Day 9 Depart from Chepstow
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 12kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 12kg is equivalent to 5 bunches of flowers (grown in the Netherlands). Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information on how we've carbon counted our trips.

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