Walking and Rambling in Kington

Walking and Rambling in Kington

Overview

The Welsh borders are a fantastic contrast to the rolling hills of Herefordshire with its black and white villages. Offa's Dyke runs straight past the hostel with some of the best scenic stretches. The Herefordshire Way and Mortimer Trail run from Offa's Dyke near the hostel.
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Map references

OS Grid Ref: SO 30099 56814

Lat/Lng: 52.2051, -3.0242977

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