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Black Hill and Offa’s Dyke

By Dave Roberts   

on September 23, 2012    No ratings yet.

Black Hill and Offa’s Dyke

Route Essentials

Route Summary

See the end of the article for local information about parking, public transport facilities, pubs and cafes.

Distance

13.04 km

Ascent

443 m

Time

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Start Location

Difficulty

Moderate Walk

Hazards

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Black Hill and Offa’s Dyke

A walk in the Black Mountains of the Brecon Beacons from the English side that follows the England/Wales border, hardly stepping more than a few metres into Wales. The highlight of the route is the narrow Cat’s Back sandstone ridge that ascends to Black Hill.

The Route

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Local Information and Recommended Maps and Guidebooks

Route Summary:

Route Start Location:

Distance
Ascent
Time
13.04 km 443 m

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Activivity Type: Moderate Walk

Summits and Places on this Route

Facilities

Check out the businesses nearby for more places to stay and drink.

Hazards

Remember that we cannot outline every single hazard on a walk – it’s up to you to be safe and competent. Read up on Mountain Safety , Navigation and what equipment you’ll need.

Parking :

Public Transport:

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