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Offa's Hyke

Denbighshire, Flintshire

32 km / 20 miles
A challenging walk on and around the Clwydian Hills providing distant views, with some 4000ft of ascent and involving navigational skills. It is coincident with parts of the Offa's Dyke Path National Trail. Profits from the sale of badges/certificates go to Hope House Childrens Hospice. The route description was revised in May 2008 and this and a track file are available below.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Very Challenging
Start and Finish: SJ161605 - Bwlch Penbarra, Denbighshire View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Route Description - PDF Offas Hyke  (Michael Skuse ) Download File
Badge & Certificate Badge & Certificate for Offa's Hyke  (Michael Skuse )


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Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 116
OS Landranger Active 116
OS Explorer 264, 265
OS Explorer Active 264, 265

Connected Paths:

National Trails (England & Wales)
Paths Marked on OS mapping


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MemoryMap Route File
Tracklogs Route File

Route Profile:

32.9 km (20.4 miles)
1,268 m (4,160 ft) ascent
542 m (1,778 ft)  maximum height

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