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Offa's Dyke Association

Offas Dyke Association West Street, Knighton LD7 1EN, Wales
+44 1547 528753
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Lack of interest or child supervision

Delighted to see the hand written sign on the gate above Knighton inviting walkers to visit the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Helen L
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Offa's Dyke Walker

Really enjoyed all the displays about the Dyke and Offa -we had just complete the Southern section... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cgrace162018
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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We are situated on the Offa's Dyke Path, almost half way between Prestatyn and Chepstow where the path begins and ends. We have an Exhibition with information about King Offa and the Dyke. We also have a coffee shop and gift shop. There is plenty of parking and we are a short walk from the centre of beautiful Knighton town. We are open daily from April to October 10am to 5pm and in the Winter season from November to March we are open daily except Tuesday, from 10am to 4pm. We look forward to welcoming you to our visitor centre soon!
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  • Average6%
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Offas Dyke Association West Street, Knighton LD7 1EN, Wales
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Delighted to see the hand written sign on the gate above Knighton inviting walkers to visit the centre - so after 14 miles of glorious walking on the path we passed our B & B accommodation and headed up the hill to visit - about...More

Thank Helen L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed all the displays about the Dyke and Offa -we had just complete the Southern section and are looking forward to coming back todo the remaining 97 miles

Thank cgrace162018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An cute little visitors centre with well presented information and really good cake in the cafe. I'm surprised that another review says dogs are not allowed. I saw no dreaded sign so in I went with Holly Terrier and we were made to feel welcome....More

Thank Sarah B
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Julie K, Information Assistant at Offa's Dyke Association, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sarah Thank you very much for your lovely review. Dogs are very welcome here, we have seating outside specifically for this purpose and anyone wanting to enjoy the fresh air (and hopefully sunshine). We are very fortunate, our cakes are incredibly delicious - we...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a brief visit, had a lovely cup of tea , friendly staff and a good exhibition explaining the creation , reasons and extent of Offa’s Dyke . There is a small retained sample of the Dyke beyond the exhibition , and a good...More

Thank BMW1951
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Julie K, Information Assistant at Offa's Dyke Association, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the centre. Your information will hopefully help others to come and visit the centre when they are in the area! There are many walks to do locally and Offa, the Dyke, and it's history are so interesting....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did not know very much about the site and unfortunately did not have time to look around the display, but we had a lovely walk along part of the Offa's Dyke Trail. Very pretty scenery alongside the river and up into more wooded area. Slight...More

Thank Sarah P
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to visit. Well designed exhibition, small shop and cafe with homemade cakes, tea and coffee served in proper cups. Well worth a visit.

Thank CCurry88
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Julie K, Information Assistant at Offa's Dyke Association, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2018

Thank you very much for such a lovely review, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit and found everything here worthwhile. Hopefully you will be able to call again soon for another cuppa and cake.

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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

We arrived with 1 dog in tow to find that they now do not allow dogs anymore. So we could only gaze through the window at the completely empty cafe dreaming of the cake and coffee delights which are now reserved for dogless people. Having...More

Thank Mark W
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Julie K, Information Assistant at Offa's Dyke Association, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2018

Dear Mark We are very sorry to hear that you were disappointed to find that we do not allow dogs inside the centre because we do allow dogs on the covered decking area where we have seating and tables, with a doggy drinking bowl provided....More

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Reviewed February 8, 2018

Friendly and interesting place to visit reasonably priced and friendly staff With plenty of information and displays.

Thank Alan H
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

We only nipped in for coffee and cake and found the staff very friendly and helpful. Homemade cakes and biscuits were lovely especially the blueberry shortbread. Nice little walk and playarea at the back.More

Thank shefftribe
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Julie K, Information Assistant at Offa's Dyke Association, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Thank you for such a great review. I must agree, the shortbread biscuits are out of this world! The cakes too are amazing and I am glad you enjoyed them. We are situated in a beautiful spot so hopefully you will return again soon and...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Called into the centre, there is some very interesting facts in the exhibition. The lady gave us a map and detailed various routes you could walk. Enjoyed one of the shorter routes alongside the River and seeing the autumnal changes of the trees, colours amazing.

Thank joyce04Wirral
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