The Hergest Ridge and Huntington from Kington

Introduction to Walk 3285

Photo from the walk - The Hergest Ridge and Huntington from Kington

County/Area - Herefordshire & Powys

Author - Peter Lane

Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

Ascent - 1800 feet / 545 metres

Grade - moderate

This walk starts in the regional centre of Kington in Herefordshire before crossing the Welsh border into Powys. The Hergest Ridge offers some superb views across the Welsh border country and includes a section of the Offa's Dyke National Trail. 

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Walk 3300
The Hergest Ridge from Kington
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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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22.8 miles / 36.5 km away
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22.8 miles / 36.5 km away
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