"'...the Trailblazer series stands head, shoulders, waist and ankles above the rest. " "They are particularly strong on mapping...'" The Sunday Times The Offa's Dyke Path is a superb National Trail that runs from the North Wales coast to the Severn Estuary following the line of Offa's Dyke, an impressive 8th-century earthwork along the English/Welsh border. The ever-changing landscape - the Clwydian Range, the Shropshire Hills, the Black Mountains and the Wye Valley - is steeped in history and legend providing 177 miles (285km) of fascinating walking. Includes 88 walking maps - the largest-scale maps available At a scale of just under 1: 20,000 (8cm or 31/8 inches to 1 mile) these are bigger than even the most detailed walking maps currently available in the shops. Unique mapping features - walking times, directions, tricky junctions, places to stay, places to eat, points of interest. These are not general-purpose maps but fully-edited maps drawn by walkers for walkers. Itineraries for all walkers - whether hiking the 177-mile route in its entirety or sampling the highlights on day walks or short breaks. Includes detailed public transport information for all access points. Practical information for all budgets what to see, where to stay, where to eat: pubs, hotels, B&B, camping, bunkhouses, hostels.Carter, Keith is the author of 'Offa's Dyke Planning, Places to Stay, Places to Eat; Includes 88 Large-scale Walking Maps', published 2008 under ISBN 9781905864065 and ISBN 190586406X.