Offa's Dyke Path: National Trail following the English-Welsh Border (3rd Edition)

October 30, 2020
Offa's Dyke Path: National Trail following the English-Welsh Border (3rd Edition)

This guidebook - which includes both a guide to the route and aseparate OS map booklet - describes Offa's Dyke Path National Trailfrom south to north, following the longest linear earthwork inBritain, running 177 miles along the English-Welsh border betweenSedbury (near Chepstow) and Prestatyn on the north Wales Coast.The book splits one of Britain's classic trails into 12 stagessuitable for walkers off all abilities. Step-by-step routedescriptions are accompanied by 1:100,000 OS map extracts. Alsoincluded with this guidebook is a booklet of 1:25,000 OS maps,which provides all the mapping needed to complete the trail in acompact form. A trek planner gives at a glance information aboutfacilities, public transport and accommodation available along theroute.The walk is astonishingly varied, taking in the lower Wye gorge,the Severn and the Dee rift valley, the pastures and woodlands ofthe border country, the remote moorland of the Black Mountains andthe Clwydian range, and the dramatic limestone escarpments ofEglwyseg mountain. What makes it even more special is over 60 mileswalking alongside the Saxon earthwork of Offa's Dyke.