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Offa's Dyke National Trail

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Offa's Dyke National Trail
Flintshire - Nannerch, Clwyd, Wales
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Offa's Dyke is named for the powerful 8th century king, Offa of Mercia, who established an earthwork defence along the border of his territory, running roughly north south between the Severn and the River Dee. The Offa's Dyke long distance trail loosely follows the line of the earthworks, and on the way it takes in some of the loveliest scenery in Britain. Here the view is west from the slopes of the Clwydian Range near the village of Nannerch, on the border between Flintshire and Denbighshire.

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