Walking in the Welsh Borders
Walks in and around Knighton
Knighton is at the junction of Offa’s Dyke and Glyndwr’s Way.
The Mortimer Trail can also be accessed from Knighton. A 30 mile trail from Knighton to Ludlow, across the hilltops.
There are also many local walks from the town and walks involving train rides too.
See the leaflets in our Tourist Information file for ideas.
Main walks in and around Knighton from Ffrydd House:
Riverside walk – go down beside the Offa’s Dyke Centre, past the children’s playground, go down the slope to the left to the river, along the river to the railway (cross with care), up to the road, turn right along the road until the railway bridge, turn right along the road and left in front of the Knighton hotel to return to Ffrydd House.
Kinsley Wood – go towards the station and across the railway bridge: to the right and left are various access points for walks on the hill. Turn to the right and look for the left turn which takes you to a parking area at the top of the hill.
Golf course walk – turn left out of Ffrydd House, left at Bradford’s up Larky Lane and at the top there is a sign to Offa’s Dyke Path, across the road, and continue following the Offa’s Dyke signs.
The Big View – turn right out of Ffrydd House and take the next right along the bypass, past Naughton’s garage and continue out of the town. Take the 1st right outside of the town, past the farms, take the right fork and up the hill. Take the first right turn, Follow the lane to the top for the most spectacular local views. Follow the lane to the bottom, turn right, back to the bypass and back the way you came.
For even more spectacular views, turn right out of Ffrydd House, along Ludlow Road and past the school. Take the first right to the Space Guard Centre.
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