The Offa’s Dyke Path is a superb national trail that runs from the North Wales coast to the Severn Estuary following the line of Offa’s Dyke, an impressive 8th century earthwork along the English/Welsh border. The ever-changing landscape – the Clwydian Range, the Shropshire Hills, the Black Mountains and the Wye Valley – is steeped in history and legend providing 177 miles of fascinating walking. This is an all-in-one hiking route guide, maps and accommodations for the 177-mile Offa's Dyke Path in Wales, which runs along the border with England. Includes 87 large-scale walking maps (3 1/8 inches to 1 mile); 11 town maps and 15 overview maps. Full details of all accommodations and campsites, restaurants and pubs; plus full public transport information. Includes day-walks. • 11 town plans and 87 large-scale walking maps – at just under 1:20,000 – showing route times, places to stay, points of interest and much more • Plus 14 overview maps • Itineraries for all walkers – whether walking the route in its entirety over seven to eight days or sampling the highlights on day walks and short breaks • Practical information for all budgets – camping, bunkhouses, hostels, B&Bs, pubs and hotels – where to stay, where to eat, what to see, plus detailed street plans • Comprehensive public transport information – for all access points on the path. • Flora and fauna – four page full color flower guide, plus an illustrated section on local wildlife • Green hiking – understanding the local environment and minimizing our impact on it • GPS waypoints. These are also downloadable from the Trailblazer website. • Includes extra colour sections: 16pp colour introduction and 16pp of colour mapping for stage sections (one stage per page) with trail profiles.
About the Author
Joel Newton co-authored Cornwall Coast Path (SWCP Part 2) and Dorset & South Devon Coast Path (SWCP Part 3) and is author of Trailblazer's guide to the Thames Path.