Offa's Dyke Path

United Kingdom United Kingdom

Worth knowing

The Offa's Dyke Path runs for a length of 285 kilometers through United Kingdom.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as easy and it usually takes 14 days to walk the Offa's Dyke Path.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail food supply is less of an issue. As a rule, you can either buy groceries every day or eat in a hut or restaurant.
Nevertheless, it is important to carry an appropriate supply with you.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp and in guesthouses/hotels along the way.

Wild camping on the trail is a gray area As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently prohibited. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Offa's Dyke Path

285 km
Elevation gain
7.100 m
Elevation loss
7.100 m
Highest Point
Hatterall Ridge / 703 m
Lowest Point
Prestatyn / 0 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
285 km
7.100 m
7.100 m
Hatterall Ridge
703 m
0 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Offa's Dyke Path
  • in a tent/tarp
  • in guesthouses/hotels along the way
Solitude on the Offa's Dyke Path
You come to villages several times a day and often meet people

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Arrival to the Offa's Dyke Path

You will arrive via Cardiff International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Zug. Duration approx. 1 hours.

Departure from the Offa's Dyke Path

Departure is via Manchester Airport.

You can get to the airport per Taxi. Takes about 2 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Offa's Dyke Path

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