WALK | Hike the Offa's Dyke Path in the Wye Valley | Gloucestershire/Monmouthshire
The most southern stage of the long distance path 'Offa's Dyke Path' following the ancient earthwork from the River Severn northwards
Take the Offa's Dyke Path long distance walking trail from Sedbury near Chepstow northwards towards the heart of the Wye Valley
Head towards Monmouth or stop for a circular meander at Tintern or Tidenham
Staggaringly spectacular and brilliantly beautiful - a worthy walking trail for all those who love a long-distance trail
"...the magic of this beginning or end point of this long distance walking path..."
Erstwhile walkers may know the iconic walking trail known as Offa's Dyke Path of old. It follows some 177 miles north and south following the ancient earthwork built by Offa in the English/Welsh Marches.
Starting or finishing in Prestatyn or Sedbury, the countryside that it covers is some of the most picturesque and silently beautiful including this stretch in the Wye Valley as well as the Black Mountains, the Cambrian Mountains and stretches of canal.
Timeless, at some points breath-taking for the wrong reasons, this section runs from Sedbury next to the River Severn north to Bigsweir Bridge, up the Wye Valley. Past Wintour's Leap distant of Sedbury Cliffs and the River Severn, past Tidenham Chase and the Devil's Pulpit heading for Bigsweir Bridge and beyond.
Directions and Map |
Start from Sedbury Cliffs on the edge of the River Severn - I walked out from Chepstow Castle before walking back and onwards...