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The Hergest Ridge from Kington
Introduction to Walk 3300

Photo from the walk - The Hergest Ridge from Kington

County/Area - Herefordshire & Powys

Author - Peter Lane

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Grade - moderate

Starting from the Herefordshire town of Kington this walk explores the high ground of the Hergest Ridge. Using a section of the Offa's Dyke National Trail the walk also features some wonderful views across the Welsh Border country. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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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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