Open to Offas is a long-established challenge walk, now held in August with options of 23 or 14 miles in 10 hours from Cilcain Village Hall. (GR SJ176652). Just inside N Wales, and 15 min beyond Chester by-pass.
Both routes climb the Clwydian Hills to follow the Offa's Dyke Path with the 23 mile route taking in Moel Famau and Foel Fenlli with a return via wooded country. The views are outstanding, the terrain underfoot is excellent throughout.
Start 23 miles 08.30am. 14 miles 09.30am.
Entry fee includes detailed route description, refreshments at checkpoints and finish, certificate.
Dogs are allowed but must be kept on a lead. No dogs allowed in Cilcain Village hall.
Under 18s to be accompanied by an adult.
You will be expected to carry a map (Explorer 265 or Landranger 116)
Route description on website www.ldwa.org.uk/merseystride
Because of the problems associated with the coronavirus pandemic, the current uncertainty and the repercussions for events of this type, the organisers may have to make changes to the usual format. This may include registration, checkpoint timings, start times, provision of food and number of participants. As more information is known and we can make decisions about these aspects, details will be added to our website.