Offa’s Dyke Path – Clwydian Hills

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Price from: £295

Nights: 3 or 4

Difficulty: Moderate

Offa’s Dyke Path – Clwydian Hills

Holiday Details

  • Market town of Llangollen
  • Clwydian range of hills – an area of outstanding natural beauty
  • Castle Dinas Bran
  • Pontcysyllte aqueduct

Offa’s Dyke was built by King Offa in the 8th century to mark the border between Wales and England. It is one of the National Trails and the whole path, 177 miles long, runs from Prestatyn in North Wales to Chepstow in the south. The trail often follows the line of the original Offa’s Dyke, which can be seen in several places along the walk. The path has views over some of the most spectacular mountains and valleys in Wales and England.

This short walking holiday follows the path along the Clwydian range from the lovely town of Llangollen towards the sea at the end of the trail. Some lovely hill walking with fantastic views towards Snowdonia and the sea. Cross the Pontcysyllte aqueduct, pass Castle Dinas Bran ruins and walk on across the Llandegla moors, over the Clwydian hills to Bodfari.

On the moderate option walking is between 8 – 10 miles a day with a short walk of 6 miles of the first day. We can tailor this around the distance you would like to walk each day and longer distances can be arranged, – please contact us with your preferred walking distance. Transfer to and from railway stations is included in the holiday, for those preferring to travel by car we can arrange transfer back to collect it, for an additional charge.

Byways Breaks also offer an accomdation booking and luggage service on tehwhole of Offa’s Dyke path – see Offa’s Dyke accomodation booking and luggage service


Itinerary for Offa’s Dyke Path – Clwydian Hills

3 nights, moderate

First Day – Arrive at accommodation in Llangollen from lunchtime/early afternoon. We meet you to run through the arrangements and then drop you at the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and walk back to Llangollen. Accommodation B & B in Llangollen. 6 miles

Day 2 – Meet Offas Dyke path at Castle Dinas Bran and walk through Llandegla Forest and over the moors to Llandegla. Accommodation in comfortable B & B. Pick up from Llandegla Village. Good pub in the village. About 9 miles

Day 3 – Lovely hill walking today. From Llandegla follow the Clwydian range over Moel Famau and on to Bwlch Penbarras 8 miles or Moel Arthur 11.5 miles. Accommodation in village pub

Day 4 – A short walk today to Bodfari, either 5 miles if walking from Moel Arthur, or 8.5 miles if from Bwlch Penbarras. Leave for home from Bodfari. Either lift to Prestatyn station or back to the car in Llangollen.

This holiday can be extended by another night to Prestatyn – 12 miles, please contact for details. If traveling by car there is also an option to spend an extra night in Llangollen at the end and return home the next day. This holiday can also be combined with the – Llangollen Canal Walk


Farms or Inns.


Prices shown are per person

Number of Nights B&Bs/Farm
3 £305
4 £390
Single supp/night £10 -20

Discounts & Offers

Group discount – 10% group discount for 4 or more adults

What's Included?

This walking holiday includes –

  • Overnight B & B accommodation
  • Detailed routes, maps, background information
  • Luggage transfer & emergency back-up
  • Car parking or transfer to and from nearest station

Nearest stations – Ruabon and Prestatyn


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