Offa’s Dyke Path Walking Holidays: Following the Border Between England and Wales

The Offa’s Dyke Path is a 177-mile walking holiday coast-to-coast to the Irish Sea, along the UK’s largest ancient monument. No other UK walking holiday features such contrast and variety of unspoilt scenery, or imparts such a sense of walking through two thousand years of history.

Highlights
  • Pass the Norman castles of Chepstow, White Castle and Chirk
  • Discover early medieval abbeys at Tintern and Llanthony
  • Browse the famous old bookshops of Hay-on-Wye
  • Be inspired by the setting of Bruce Chatwin’s novel On The Black Hill
  • Cross the amazing Pontcysyllte Aqueduct in the Pontcysyllte World Heritage site
  • Walk from Pandy over the Black Mountains and Hatterrall Ridge
  • 7 to 16 nights
  • 79 to 177 mls (view km)
  • Chepstow, Welsh Border
  • Moderate
  • Mar to Oct
  • £590

Walking Chepstow to Prestatyn

Celtic Trails offices are located at the beginning of Offa’s Dyke Path in the Wye Valley and at Llangollen towards the end, familiar territory for us - we consider our local knowledge second to none.

Offa’s Dyke itself is Britain’s longest ancient monument, an earthwork named after the powerful 8C Saxon King Offa, who ordered a defensive earthen barrier be built as a monument to his greatness and a discouragement to the hostile Welsh Celtic tribes threatening his kingdom from the west.

In the 12th century, it became the warring border between Welsh nobles and Norman conquerors, who built a string of defensive castles along its length.

Your Offa’Offa's Dyke Path Organised Walking Holidays s Dyke Path Walk

Offa’s Dyke Path follows the high ground wherever possible with wonderful views over the Welsh and English countryside. You walk through the Black mountains, the Welsh Marches of Herefordshire, Powys and Shropshire, the Berwyn Mountains and the broad grassy Clwydian Hills.

Organised Walking Holidays with Celtic Trails

Celtic Trails is the oldest and most experienced walking holiday company in Wales. We arrange walking itineraries for clients who appreciate high standards of service, comfort and organisation.

We are only a phone call away and will plan your perfect walking holiday to suit your requirements. Call us today on 01291 689774 to start planning your walking holiday along Offa’s Dyke Path.

Path Walkthrough

Offa's Dyke Walk Map
Our Offa's Dyke walking route traces Britain’s longest ancient monument

The Offa's Dyke Path follows the ancient earthworks that acted as border between England and Wales. However, the Offa's Dyke Path doesn't stick slavishly to the borderline, and there is a substantial amount missing from the boundary emerging out of the Wye Valley (for reasons which still escape historians to this day). You may find the Welsh marches to be little-frequented as a whole, and you'll often find long unoccupied stretches as you journey through the ever-changing landscape of the Offa's Dyke Path.

Steep ascents and descents are not a common occurrence on this route, although walkers may find that the repeated rising and falling of the route can prove quite strenuous. Arguably, the most challenging sections are found between the Black Mountains, Knighton and Cwm, where there are several steep ascents and descents - though it almost goes without saying that the view from the Black Mountains is particularly memorable, and worth the climb.

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Our Offa's Dyke Walking Holiday Itineraries

Prices are per person, based on 2 people sharing, single person supplements apply.

Chepstow to Prestatyn

Length: 177 miles/ 284.5 km | Difficulty: Moderate

Code
Duration
From
ODP1 S-N
16 Nights / 15 Days
£1,285 pp

Chepstow to Prestatyn

16 Nights / 15 Days
Holiday Code: ODP1 S-N
From: £1,285 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £37.50 (pn)
Single occupancy (groups): £26 (pn)
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Chepstow
Day 2:Chepstow to Bigsweir Bridge9.6 miles/15.36km
Day 3:Bigsweir Bridge to The Hendre11 miles/17.6km
Day 4:The Hendre to Llangattock Lingoed10 miles/16km
Day 5:Llangattock Lingoed to Longtown9 miles/14.4km
(inc. 2 mile steep descent to accom)
Day 6:Longtown to Hay-on-Wye13 miles/ 20.8km
(inc. 2 mile steep ascent from accom)
Day 7:Hay-on-Wye to Kington14.5 miles/23.2km
Day 8:Kington to Knighton13.5 miles/21.6km
Day 9:Knighton to Cwm13.6 miles/21.8km
Day 10:Cwm to Buttington13.7 miles/22km
Day 11:Buttington to Llanymynech10.3 miles/16.5km
Day 12:Llanymynech to Craignant12 miles/19.2km
Day 13:Craignant to Llangollen, via Castell Dinas Bran11.3 miles/18km
Day 14:Castell Dinas Bran to Clwyd Gate14.5 miles/23.2km
Day 15:Clwyd Gate to Bodfari11 miles/17.6km
Day 16:Bodfari to Prestatyn12 miles/19.2km
Day 17:Depart Prestatyn

Itinerary Information: 16 nights accommodation with 15 walking days. Arrive in Chepstow on day 1, walk from day 2 and depart from Prestatyn on morning of day 17.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

What's Included: view full details.

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ODP2a S-N
13 Nights / 12 Days
£1,050 pp

Chepstow to Prestatyn

13 Nights / 12 Days
Holiday Code: ODP2a S-N
From: £1,050 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £37.50 (pn)
Single occupancy (groups): £26 (pn)
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Chepstow
Day 2:Chepstow to Monmouth16.7 miles/26.7 km
Day 3:Monmouth to Pandy16.75 miles/26.8 km
Day 4:Pandy to Hay-on-Wye17.5 miles/26 km
Day 5:Hay-on-Wye to Kington14.5 miles/23.2 km
Day 6:Kington to Knighton13.5 miles/21.6 km
Day 7:Knighton to Cwm13.6 miles/21.8km
Day 8:Cwm to Buttington13.7 miles/22km
Day 9:Buttington to Trefonen16.3 miles/26 km
Day 10:Trefonen to Castell Dinas Bran/Llangollen15.8 miles/25.3 km
Day 11:Castell Dinas Bran to Clwyd Gate14.5 miles/23.2 km
Day 12:Clwyd Gate to Bodfari11 miles/17.6 km
Day 13:Bodfari to Prestatyn12 miles/19.2 km
Day 14:Depart Prestatyn

Itinerary Information: 13 nights accommodation with 12 walking days. Arrive in Chepstow on day 1, walk from day 2 and depart from Prestatyn on morning of day 14.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

What's Included: view full details.

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ODP2 S-N
14 Nights / 13 Days
£1,150 pp

Chepstow to Prestatyn

14 Nights / 13 Days
Holiday Code: ODP2 S-N
From: £1,150 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £37.50 (pn)
Single occupancy (groups): £26 (pn)
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Chepstow
Day 2:Chepstow to Redbrook13.1 miles/20.96km
Day 3:Redbrook to White Castle14.5 miles/23.2km
Day 4:White Castle to Longtown12 miles/19.2km
(inc. 2 mile steep descent to accom)
Day 5:Longtown to Hay-on-Wye13 miles/20.8km
(inc. 2 mile steep ascent from accom)
Day 6:Hay-on-Wye to Kington14.5 miles/23.2km
Day 7:Kington to Knighton13.5 miles/21.6km
Day 8:Knighton to Cwm13.6 miles/21.8km
Day 9:Cwm to Buttington13.7 miles/22km
Day 10:Buttington to Trefonen16.3 miles/26km
Day 11:Trefonen to Castell Dinas Bran/Llangollen15.8 miles/25.3 km
Day 12:Castell Dinas Bran to Clwyd Gate14.5 miles/23.2km
Day 13:Clwyd Gate to Bodfari11 miles/17.6km
Day 14:Bodfari to Prestatyn12 miles/19.2km
Day 15:Depart Prestatyn

Itinerary Information: 14 nights accommodation with 13 walking days. Arrive in Chepstow on day 1, walk from day 2 and depart from Prestatyn on morning of day 15.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

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Chepstow to Knighton

Length: 80 miles/ 128.5 km | Difficulty: Moderate

Code
Duration
From
ODP3 S-N
8 Nights / 7 Days
£660 pp

Chepstow to Knighton

8 Nights / 7 Days
Holiday Code: ODP3 S-N
From: £660 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £37.50 (pn)
Single occupancy (groups): £26 (pn)
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Chepstow
Day 2:Chepstow Bridge to Bigsweir Bridge9.6 miles/15.36km
Day 3:Bigsweir Bridge to The Hendre11 miles/17.6km
Day 4:The Hendre to Llangattock Lingoed10 miles/16km
Day 5:Llangattock Lingoed to Longtown9 miles/14.4km
(inc. 2 mile steep descent to accom)
Day 6:Longtown to Hay-on-Wye13 miles/ 20.8km
(inc. 2 mile steep ascent from accom)
Day 7:Hay-on-Wye to Kington14.5 miles/23.2km
Day 8:Kington to Knighton13.5 miles/21.6km
Day 9:Depart Knighton

Itinerary Information: 8 nights accommodation with 7 walking days. Arrive in Chepstow on day 1, walk from day 2 and depart from Knighton on morning of day 9.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

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ODP4 S-N
7 Nights / 6 Days
£590 pp

Chepstow to Knighton

7 Nights / 6 Days
Holiday Code: ODP4 S-N
From: £590 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £37.50 (pn)
Single occupancy (groups): £26 (pn)
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Chepstow
Day 2:Chepstow Bridge to Redbrook13.1 miles/20.96km
Day 3:Redbrook to White Castle14.5 miles/23.2km
Day 4:White Castle to Longtown12 miles/19.2km
(inc. 2 mile steep descent to accom)
Day 5:Longtown to Hay-on-Wye13 miles/20.8km
(inc. 2 mile steep ascent from accom)
Day 6:Hay-on-Wye to Kington14.5 miles/23.2km
Day 7:Kington to Knighton13.5 miles/21.6km
Day 8:Depart Knighton

Itinerary Information: 7 nights accommodation with 6 walking days. Arrive in Chepstow on day 1, walk from day 2 and depart from Knighton on morning of day 8.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

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Knighton to Prestatyn

Length: 97 miles/ 156 km | Difficulty: Moderate

Code
Duration
From
ODP5 S-N
9 Nights / 8 Days
£745 pp

Knighton to Prestatyn

9 Nights / 8 Days
Holiday Code: ODP5 S-N
From: £745 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £37.50 (pn)
Single occupancy (groups): £26 (pn)
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Knighton
Day 2:Knighton to Cwm13.6 miles/21.8km
Day 3:Cwm to Buttington13.7 miles/22km
Day 4:Buttington to Llanymynech10.3 miles/16.48km
Day 5:Llanymynech to Craignant12 miles/19.2km
Day 6:Craignant to Llangollen, via Castell Dinas
Bran
11.3 miles/18km
Day 7:Castell Dinas Bran to Clwyd Gate14.5 miles/23.2km
Day 8:Clwyd Gate to Bodfari11 miles/17.6km
Day 9:Bodfari to Prestatyn12 miles/19.2 km
Day 10:Depart Prestatyn

Itinerary Information: 9 nights accommodation with 8 walking days. Arrive in Knighton on day 1, walk from day 2 and depart from Prestatyn on morning of day 10.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

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ODP6 S-N
8 Nights / 7 Days
£680 pp

Knighton to Prestatyn

8 Nights / 7 Days
Holiday Code: ODP6 S-N
From: £680 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £37.50 (pn)
Single occupancy (groups): £26 (pn)
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Knighton
Day 2:Knighton to Cwm13.6 miles/21.8km
Day 3:Cwm to Buttington13.7 miles/22km
Day 4:Buttington to Trefonen16.3 miles/26km
Day 5:Trefonen to Castell Dinas Bran/Llangollen15.8 miles/25.3km
Day 6:Castell Dinas Bran to Clwyd Gate14.5 miles/23.2km
Day 7:Clwyd Gate to Bodfari11 miles/17.6km
Day 8:Bodfari to Prestatyn12 miles/19.2km
Day 9:Depart Prestatyn

Itinerary Information: 8 nights accommodation with 7 walking days. Arrive in Knighton on day 1, walk from day 2 and depart from Prestatyn on morning of day 9.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

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All itineraries can be walked from North to South, as well as South to North. These are our standard itineraries; if you would like to make any adjustments to our routes, then please do get in touch - we would be more than happy to tailor a route that meets your needs.

Please note: accommodation in Hay-on-Wye at the end of May tends to get booked up a year ahead due to the Hay Literary Festival. We advise client to check the dates beforehand to avoid disappointment in availability .

  • What's Included

    We include:

    • Good standard accommodation at a mixture of Guesthouses, Farmhouses, local Inns and B&B’s with en-suite or private facilities wherever possible
    • Breakfast
    • Luggage transfers
    • Personal transfers between the accommodation and path where necessary
    • Route planning
    • Walk pack including Trail Guide and Harvey’s map, Itinerary, accommodation directions, local interest leaflets and holiday planning.
  • Price Info.

    Solo walker supplement: £37.50 per night

    Single occupancy supplement within a group: £26 per night. Where singles are walking as part of a larger group and are willing to share a Walk Pack, single room occupancy supplements apply.

    Rest days: From £50 per person per night.

    Postage overseas: £5.00 (Europe), £10.00 (Rest of the World) per walk pack

    Bank holidays & short notice bookings may incur extra charges.

    Rest day locations: our recommended locations are

    • Hay-On-Wye
    • Llangollen

    Upgrade Accommodation: If you wish to upgrade your overnight accommodation on occasion, we will be happy to arrange this wherever availability allows – prices to be advised.

  • Getting There

    Rail:

    Railway stations are located in Chepstow, Knighton and Prestatyn.

    www.nationalrail.co.uk

    Approximate length of train journeys: London Heathrow to Chepstow, 3.5 hours

    Prestatyn to London Heathrow, 4 hrs     

    Coach:

    Coach stations, for the National Express, are located at all major airports, Chepstow and Prestatyn.  www.nationalexpress.com

    Approximate length of coach journeys: London Heathrow to Chepstow, 2 hours

    Prestatyn to London Heathrow, 7.5 hrs  

    Bus:

    Local bus services to points on or near Offa's Dyke Path are available.

    www.traveline.org.uk

    Approx taxi fares 2017:

    London Heathrow to Chepstow   £150

    Knighton to Chepstow                  £95

    Knighton to Prestatyn                   £100

    Knighton to Craven Arms             £25

    Prestatyn to Chepstow                 £280

  • Best Time to Travel

    Holiday arrival/departure dates: You choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.  We will book your holiday in accordance with your requirements.

    We typically recommend walking Offa's Dyke between March and November. Although an increased likelihood of poor weather is always a factor, this is also due to the fact that many B&B's shut up shop for the winter - meaning the choice of places we can book you into are limited.

                                                                                      

Walker Reviews of our Offa's Dyke Walking Holidays

Our past clients rated this walk 4.8 out of 5; read a selection of 105 reviews below.

Celtic Trails were clear, efficient, friendly and engaged. Having hours and hours to talk, listen, be quiet and laugh a lot with old friends was very special. There is something about doing a long distance trail walk that is unique. You have time to adjust to a new pattern of life and walking for hours, day after day, forces you to literally slow down! I love the feeling of treading through unknown territory and arriving everywhere by foot. It is a very intimate experience.

5 out of 5

July 2019

Celtic Trails were better than other companies we've used - the logistics were perfect and the choice of accommodation generally excellent. The star of this holiday was the walk itself. Varied with wonderful scenery and wildlife. Celtic Trails' organisation allowed us to fully enjoy it.

5 out of 5

June 2019

Some hosts commented that Celtic Trails was the 5 star option and it did feel that way. They were organised and we were well looked after. This was a surprisingly varied long-distance walk - from Wye Valley/Forest of Dean, the Black mountains, Severn Valley then Clwydian Hills. Satisfyingly strenuous, without being arduous.

5 out of 5

May 2019

Everyone we spoke to (other walkers and our hosts) spoke very highly of Celtic Trails and the professionalism of your organisation. We are hoping to do the northern section of Offa's Dyke next year. Thank you for organising a brilliant, hassle-free holiday.

5 out of 5

July 2018

Very impressed with the website and flexibility and number of walks on offer. Everything was taken care of, as promised and Jo was so helpful, obliging and friendly to deal with when organising the holiday. We definitely intend to use your company for future walked as you delivered exactly what you said you would and without any hassle.

5 out of 5

June 2018

"I heard from the B&Bs that you, dear Kate, are the best! They love the way you work! Bravo! I will come back next year, I want to finish this beautiful path. Thank you, Kate! It was wonderful! Contact you next year!"

4.7 out of 5

August 2017

Celtic Trails were much better than other companies we've used - we had no problems. An efficient company, with excellent choices made for accommodation. We are very fit now and we loved the sensational and varied walking,.

5 out of 5

August 2019

Celtic Trails were very organised and accommodating - the Walk Pack is better than others.

4.6 out of 5

August 2019

Celtic Trails are much better than other companies we've walked with: Excellent, friendly, responsive and helpful. The whole trip went very smoothly. I would certainly use them again and recommend to friends.

5 out of 5

July 2019

Celtic Trails were better than other companies - we have and will recommend them to others. They were very good and always helpful.

4.6 out of 5

July 2019

The Celtic Trails staff were all extremely helpful when my husband had health issues and we couldn't walk for a few days. Our luggage was always waiting for us. Great accommodation, efficient transfers, wonderful support. Comprehensive track notes and information. This is a very beautiful walk, with amazing views along the way.

5 out of 5

July 2019

Seamless service and a good selection of accommodation. Nice to have beautiful, open countryside to ourselves.

5 out of 5

July 2019

Well organised ... friendly hosts at accommodation

5 out of 5

July 2019

All arrangements were good and went well. It was a well-organised, hassle-free walk, with good back up, if needed. Enjoyed the varied accommodation, particularly the personal ones; wonderful scenery; history and some fascinating people on the walk, going the other way.

5 out of 5

July 2019

We found Celtic Trails very professional to deal with and their attention to detail is excellent. Kate always replied to our e-mails promptly and was patient and understanding. The scenery and places we saw and experienced were amazing.

4.8 out of 5

July 2019

Celtic Trails provided efficient and good communication.

4.8 out of 5

June 2019

Excellent B&Bs and hosts; transport for cases good. Offa's Dyke Path was pretty, about the right length each day, with mainly good signage. Most enjoyed the walk along the ridge of the Black Mountains and the Clwydian Mountains.

5 out of 5

June 2019

Celtic Trails were better than other companies we've used - everything worked as promised. We particularly liked walking over the Aqueduct en-route to Llangollen.

5 out of 5

June 2019

Helpful staff; good website; flexible arrangements; luggage transfers seamless.

5 out of 5

June 2019

We received much more preparatory information and more personalised service from Celtic Trails than other companies.

4.6 out of 5

June 2019

Everything extremely professional and excellent communication. Information provided for each day was very useful and detailed.

5 out of 5

June 2019

Everything worked just as we wishes; one small blister, all very positive. Love the variety of scenery.

5 out of 5

May 2019

I would recommend Celtic Trails to a friends - everything worked just as we wished.

5 out of 5

May 2019

Celtic Trails was better than other companies. As a solo walker, I felt CT kept and eye on me (just in case), which was reassuring. Great service with quick responses and helpful guides. Great places to stay at night. I think I should have done this walk in 2 sections. 177 miles was a bit much for me, but I loved the scenery and history along ODP.

5 out of 5

May 2019

This walk was quieter that coast to coast and West Highland Way. Scenery - huge variety. Challenging enough with some training. Flowers, bird life, forests, moors, farmland. Celtic Trails were excellent.

5 out of 5

May 2019

Very efficient company.

4.8 out of 5

May 2019

I would describe Celtic Trails as a great company.

5 out of 5

May 2019

As we are regular walkers, this was an enjoyable holiday. We would recommend Celtic Trails to a friend.

4 out of 5

May 2019

I am recommending ODP and Celtic Trails to friends and family.

5 out of 5

May 2019

We would describe Celtic Trails as excellent - well-organised, helpful and quick to sort out the minor hitches we had. The best bits for us were the views over the Clwydian Hills, the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and the historic aspects.

5 out of 5

May 2019

Very friendly and helpful, from first contact to the end. Great choice of B&Bs and super organisation of tour, transport etc

5 out of 5

May 2019

We would recommend Celtic Trails to a friend - they were well organised, friendly and reliable. We've done two walks with them this year - this one and Hadrian's Wall.

4.6 out of 5

May 2019

Better than other companies I've walked with. This walk had a good impact on my health and well-being.

4.4 out of 5

April 2019

Good. High open spaces are always good for the soul. Also a bit fitter and probably lost weight.

4.4 out of 5

April 2019

Easy, reliable logistics meant I could just enjoy the walking.

5 out of 5

March 2019

Celtic Trails met our expectations. We enjoyed the variety of scenery, great B&Bs and grand weather. Exploring Ruthin was perfect for the rest day.

4 out of 5

February 2019

Word of mouth gives Celtic Trails a good reputation. What we most enjoyed about this walk was the solitude, good B&Bs, the daily distances, 360 panoramic views of Wales/England and the farmland and forests.

5 out of 5

November 2018

We have walked this walk with you before and you met our expectations again. We most enjoyed the scenery and the challenge in wet/windy conditions.

4 out of 5

October 2018

General standard of accommodations was very high.

4 out of 5

September 2018

I have thoroughly enjoyed it all and the many lovely people we met and who helped us. Thank you so much.

5 out of 5

September 2018

We enjoyed the "whole package".

4.7 out of 5

September 2018

What I most enjoyed about this holiday was the variety o scenery, challenging hills and having no detours to B&Bs that involved walking!

5 out of 5

September 2018

By using Celtic Trails, we had no luggage or accommodation worries. They also organised our transport to and from our overnight stays, where necessary.

5 out of 5

September 2018

We would choose Celtic Trails again.

4 out of 5

September 2018

Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed our walk - we were relatively lucky weather wise and found the scenery spectacular every day.

4.3 out of 5

September 2018

Celtic Trails compared very well with other companies I've walked with - I would walk with them again,

5 out of 5

September 2018

We most enjoyed the scenery and meeting people. We like to travel and also like to be active. A walking holiday is a perfect combination as you really get to experience the place you are visiting.

5 out of 5

September 2018

Better than anticipated, we would certainly choose your services again. Wonderful scenery, totally uncrowded, good company in the B&Bs - cups of tea offered on arrival!

5 out of 5

September 2018

Celtic Trails met my expectations.

5 out of 5

September 2018

All luggage transfers worked perfectly. We loved being up high in the country, the variety of trails and the B&Bs. We prefer the B&Bs to hotels.

5 out of 5

September 2018

We have walked with Celtic Trails several times and all of the walks were uniquely wonderful. I most enjoyed all the different accommodations, meeting other walkers and not worrying about any details.

5 out of 5

September 2018

We most enjoyed the various landscapes, combined with exercise.

4.5 out of 5

August 2018

The accommodation providers seemed to like dealing with Celtic Trails - we took that as a good sign and you met our expectations. What we most enjoyed about being on this holiday was that there were no decisions to be made - it was all planned for us. And also, the fabulous scenery.

5 out of 5

August 2018

We most enjoyed the weather, the views, the villages and the variety of countryside - beautiful!

4.7 out of 5

August 2018

I loved the ease of it - arriving at the B&Bs with my bags already there. Thank you SO much.

5 out of 5

August 2018

An excellent holidays. The walking and accommodation was good and we were blessed with dry and sunny weather. Well organised. Thank you.

5 out of 5

July 2018

All luggage transfers carried out as arranged,

5 out of 5

July 2018

Thanks to all at Celtic Trails for a wonderful experience.

5 out of 5

July 2018

I most enjoyed the fabulous scenery.

4.8 out of 5

July 2018

An excellent holiday overall.

5 out of 5

July 2018

Celtic Trails met my expectations.

5 out of 5

July 2018

Luggage transfers carried out smoothly and easily. Of the two walking companies we've used, we prefer your service.

5 out of 5

July 2018

Perfect

5 out of 5

July 2018

Celtic Trails compared very well with companies I've used previously. Thank you

5 out of 5

July 2018

I most enjoyed the stunning scenery.

5 out of 5

July 2018

Everything taken care of as promised and Jo was so helpful, obliging and friendly to deal with when organising this holiday. We definitely intend to use your company for future walks as you delivered what you said you would and without any hassle.

5 out of 5

June 2018

The B&Bs were fantastic - a most enjoyable way to see the British countryside. Excellent job planning our trek. Thank you.

5 out of 5

June 2018

The scenery was fabulous and the travel arrangements were seamless.

5 out of 5

June 2018

Celtic Trails met my expectations - all luggage transfers carried out as expected, excellent contact with staff, quality B&Bs.

5 out of 5

June 2018

We most enjoyed the landscape, achievement, exercise and freedom.

5 out of 5

June 2018

An excellent holiday overall. There is a difference in the level of some of the accommodations.

5 out of 5

June 2018

We most enjoyed the variety of scenery, the historical aspect of the walk and the friendly B&Bs.

4 out of 5

June 2018

We heard of you via word of mouth. No complaints about anything. Thank you.

5 out of 5

June 2018

We most enjoyed the walk itself and the accommodations.

5 out of 5

June 2018

We found you on Google and think you had the best website and itinerary. We would walk with you again.

5 out of 5

June 2018

Celtic Trails was better than all other walking companies. I would walk with them again

5 out of 5

June 2018

We have walked with you before and everyone says you are very good! There is no reason we wouldn't walk with you again. Veel groet.

5 out of 5

June 2018

The scenery and the weather were fantastic

5 out of 5

June 2018

We most loved the scenery, the accommodations and the hosts.

5 out of 5

May 2018

Compared with other companies, Celtic Trails were very good - the accommodations were very good and you did a North to South Walk.

5 out of 5

May 2018

Overall, everything was well organised and the directions were clear. WE had a great time!

4 out of 5

May 2018

We have walked with Celtic Trails before and they met our expectations again.

5 out of 5

May 2018

The warm welcomes at B&Bs were greatly appreciated. The weather was excellent and the views were spectacular.

5 out of 5

May 2018

We most enjoyed the interesting sites, the quiet, the views and the sense of accomplishment.

4 out of 5

April 2018

"The whole trip was very well organised with no hitches. The daily distances were just right and the accommodation/hospitality was superb, thanks a lot."

4.7 out of 5

October 2017

"Very positive feedback about Celtic Trails from all B&B owners! [I enjoyed] that I didn't need to worry about accommodation or luggage."

5 out of 5

September 2017

'We are very pleased with the service and hospitality rendered - all places we stayed and our taxi-driver. We are impressed by the standard of the B&Bs you have arranged for us."

4.7 out of 5

July 2017

"Very favourable! Outstanding service from Jo adding [my friends] to different sections along the route. Organised transfers to and from the trail appreciated."

4.7 out of 5

June 2017

"Finished at last, de Mendonca and I have finished the Offa's Dyke Path. What a glory. Thank you for arranging such good weather. Just to say all your arrangements worked like clockwork. The B&Bs were very good indeed. All were good and I expect that they will appeal to different people."

4.7 out of 5

June 2017

"My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our 5 days walking the Southern part of Offa's Dyke. It exceeded our expectations. The views are stunning (even in the rain!). The walking was easy, even if there were a few tough climbs. It was our first long-distance walk together and we certainly are encouraged to do it again. Celtic Trails were excellent (and patient with our changing plans). The choice of B&Bs and hotels along the path were perfect, and it was such a treat to find our luggage in our room each evening."

5 out of 5

June 2017

"Great tour company - we will recommend!"

5 out of 5

June 2017

"Will definitely consider another walk with Celtic Trails. We had a great time."

4.7 out of 5

June 2017

"Exceptionally helpful and amenable."

4.7 out of 5

April 2017

"Thank you for organising such an excellent holiday for our first long distance walk. The accommodations were warm and welcoming and didn't flinch at the sight of our muddy boots and trousers! Some hosts were outstanding and it was tempting to stay with them for longer! We would like to come again as most impressed"

5 out of 5

October 2016

"Overall, very impressive. Offa’s Dyke is a tremendous walk. All the accommodation was very good and several of the B&B’s, were outstanding. Thank you for rescuing me when the booking in Monmouth went wrong – you did this very well and the replacement B&B was excellent."

5 out of 5

September 2016

"Nice trip, well organised, we’ll use C.T again + recommend it! We are very satisfied with your experience + your organisation! We’ll be back another time. Every afternoon it was a pleasant surprise to find ourselves in another of your chosen accommodation sites, after a full day of walking through the Welsh mountains, hills & fields’."

5 out of 5

September 2016

"I thoroughly enjoyed the walk, knowing that at the end of a walking day a nice accommodation, hot shower and a friendly host was expecting me!"

4.8 out of 5

June 2016

"Hello Penny. Got back yesterday from my Offa’s Dyke walk which went really well.  I thoroughly enjoyed it although I have to admit it was a bit tougher than I had expected!.....This is just to thank you for making a superb holiday possible.  Several B&B owners said that Celtic Trails were the best or one of the best companies - so well done."

5 out of 5

June 2015

"What really made the holiday special was the quality of accommodation. All the B&B's were extremely welcoming & comfortable. We really appreciated the individuality of each place & the people we met. Thank - you for a lovely holiday."

4.8 out of 5

March 2015

"This is only the second time that I and Barbara, in 40 years of walking in wilderness & other routes have used a company to organise beds, transfers etc. It was such a pleasure! We know at the end of each day our bags, bed + meal were organised and ready, plus all our hosts were so welcoming, it really added an extra dimension of pleasure to our trip Thank you Kate + others at Celtic Trails. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend you and use your service again."

5 out of 5

July 2014

"A fantastic experience and we were generally very impressed indeed by the effort taken on our our behalf by your accommodations and our hosts. Thank you."

4.6 out of 5

June 2014

"I found Offa's Dyke Path a wonderful walk . The variety of landscapes, the terrain, the farms. the towns and villages made ODP a rich walking experience. It certainly whet my appetite for further walks with you. And thank you Penny and the Celtic Trails team, for your organisation once my husband decided to join us."

5 out of 5

July 2013

"[We enjoyed] going to local pubs, seeing a variety of gorgeous landscapes and meeting new people along the way. The route was even more rural than we expected. We knew there would be some days where there were no restaurants, stores or other facilities, but we didn't realise this would be nearly ever day. We appreciated very much the flawless suitcase delivery service. The Offa's Dyke path provides a great deal of natural beauty and beautiful views of the countryside. We loved seeing these, thanks for your work in helping us organise such an interesting holiday experience."

4.9 out of 5

July 2012

"We thoroughly enjoyed walking Offa's Dyke south with Celtic Trails. We walked Offa's Dyke North last year. Overall, price would have been £50-60 per person cheaper than Celtic Trails. But, both my wife and I concluded that it was well worth paying the extra money. We will be definitely use you again. Maybe Hadrian's Wall in 2013!"

4.9 out of 5

July 2012

"From my perspective Celtic trails did a great job in every respect. Even a phone call from Penny at the end of the last day'. I (we) will recommend Celtic to everyone. Fantastic job and a big thank - you."

5 out of 5

May 2012

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