Offa’s Dyke Interactive Map and Route

Offa’s Dyke National Trail stretches an impressive 280km from Chepstow in South Wales to Prestatyn in North Wales. It’s splt into 12 challenging section as follows:

  1. Offa’s Dyke from Sedbury Cliffs (Chepstow) to Trefynwy / Monmouth – Distance – 30.5 km, Height Gained – 1100 metres, Time – 8 hours
  2. Offa’s Dyke from Trefynwy / Monmouth to Pandy – Distance – 26 km, Height Gained – 580 metres, Time – 6hr 10min
  3. Offa’s Dyke from Pandy to Y Gelli Gandryll / Hay-on-Wye –  Distance – 26 km, Height Gained – 760 metres, Time – 6hr 30min
  4. Offa’s Dyke from Y Gelli Gandryll / Hay-on-Wye to Kington – Distance – 24 km, Height Gained –690 metres, Time – 6 hrs
  5. Offa’s Dyke from Kington to Knighton / Tref-y-Clawdd – Distance – 21.5 km, Height Gained – 780 metres, Time – 5hrs 30min
  6. Offa’s Dyke from Tref-y-Clawdd / Knighton to Brompton Crossroads – Distance – 24.5 km, Height Gained – 1050 metres, Time – 6 hours 40 min
  7. Offa’s Dyke from Brompton Crossroads to Buttington Bridge – Distance – 19 km, Height Gained – 510 metres, Time – 4 hours 40 min
  8. Offa’s Dyke from Buttington Bridge to Llanymynech – Distance – 17.5 km, Height Gained – 90 metres, Time – 4 hours
  9. Offa’s Dyke from Llanymynech to Chirk Mill – Distance – 22.5 km, Height Gained – 820 metres, Time – 6 hours
  10. Offa’s Dyke from Chirk Mill to Llandegla – Distance – 25 km, Height Gained – 915 metres, Time – 6 hours 30 min
  11. Offa’s Dyke from Llandegla to Bodfari-  Distance – 29 km, Height Gained – 1090 metres, Time – 7 hours 35min
  12. Offa’s Dyke from Bodfari – Prestatyn – Distance – 20 km, Height Gained – 670 metres, Time – 5 hours

Offa’s Dyke National Trail Itineraries

While you can complete it by following a section a day and complete in 12 days, some of the sections are still challenging and a 14 day completion might be more realistic. Bear in mind that a 10 day completion would involve 28km a day, which is a challenging walk for a fit walker. Anyone looking to complete the trail in 8 days will need to cover 35km a day, and signifciant ascent.

The distance chart below can help you determine a more detailed itinerary.

Offa’s Dyke National Trail Route Map and GPX File Download

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