Offa's Dyke - Central Section

The most challenging section of the entire Offa's Dyke route. We walk approximately 66 miles of the central section south from Chirk to Kington.


  • Wales

  • 7 nights

  • Continuous Walks

  • 7th Jun 2020 – 14th Jun 2020

  • See website for other dates

Tour code: 78717

Last Modified: 26th March 2020

Holiday Highlights

See what's planned

  • An historical trail following the ancient barrier built by Offa, the King of Mercia, in the 8th century to protect his kingdom from his rivals in what is now Wales
  • Hike the most challenging section of the entire route
  • Follow the path for 66 miles south from Chirk to the traditional town of Kington
  • Climb the cliffs of Llanymynech Hills, ascend Beacon Ring and walk on the highest point of the trail
  • Take in the views of Montgomery and Corndon Hill
  • Discover rolling countryside and market towns along the way

Our holiday walking grades


Grade 6

Full day walks with appreciable amounts of ascent and descent.

These walks are in more remote areas such as Andorra or northern Portugal.

Similar to Grade 5, but with most of the walks at the upper level of ascent/descent, time and distance.