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Walking in Mid Wales and Offas Dyke

Lone Sheep on Great Rhos

Walking in Mid Wales is unique. You will experience a great feeling of freedom as you explore unspoilt hills and valleys with amazing views and plentiful wildlife. Whether you are out for a gentle stroll or a full days trail walking you will find a great selection of walks to choose from.

A few popular walks in this area:

Great Rhos & the Radnor Forest   Walking Britain (Walk 3023) Great Rhos & the Radnor Forest from New Radnor

Bache Hill Burial Cairns   Starting in the village of New Radnor the route takes the visitor to the church and then the impressive earthworks of the medieval castle before following a lane onto open access land below the prominent hill known as Whimble.

There are 3 local walks starting from Warren Wood car park:-
Details of these 3 walks

The descent into Harley Dingle

The descent into Harley Dingle

Water-Break-Its-Neck  This short circular walk takes you up to a viewing point which

looks down across the spectacular Water Break-Its-Neck waterfall.

Waterfall Walk  This is a short walk from the car park to the Waterfall via a steep sided gorge with numerous species of ferns, mosses and lichens.

Warren Wood  Starting from the car park you follow the Warren trail which is almost the same route used in the 1800s.


The Offas Dyke Trail  Runs for 177 miles along the England-Wales border, from Chepstow in the  south to Prestatyn in the north. It can be joined close by us at both Kington (Hergest Ridge) and Knighton (Offas Dyke Centre)

Hergest Ridge in snowtime

Hergest Ridge in snowtime






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Mid Wales

Mid Wales is one of the most unspoilt areas in the country with superb scenery and many local attractions which are easily accessible from the Railway Cottage. If you are planning a walking break or simply want to get away and relax this is an ideal place to stay.