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Cake and walkies

An cute little visitors centre with well presented information and really good cake in the cafe... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Sarah B
Lovely walk

Did not know very much about the site and unfortunately did not have time to look around the... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Sarah P
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We are situated on the Offa's Dyke Path, almost half way between Prestatyn and Chepstow where the path begins and ends. We have an Exhibition with information about King Offa and the Dyke. We also have a coffee shop and gift shop. There is plenty of...more
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Offas Dyke Association West Street, Knighton LD7 1EN, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Parked at the centre in Knighton which was free and walked following the signs along the river. It was lovely. There are toilets and maps and tea, coffee and cake at the centre also.

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Offa796, Information Assistant at Offa's Dyke Association, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we are pleased that you found all that you need here! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 13 June 2018

Decided to pop in for pot of tea. Visitor centre itself very well laid out with a very friendly and helpful young member of staff. Very knowledgeable when trying to select a book/map for off as duke. Lovely spot directly down onto the famous walkMore

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Julie K, Information Assistant at Offa's Dyke Association, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit to the centre and hope you walk was pleasurable also. We have such a variety of maps and books, it is good to hear that you found something...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018

We went there to find a short walk suitable for kids. staff were very helpful giving details. You can plan your walk depending on your requirements, shortest is about 45 mins easily doable with kids also. After the walk, there is a small kids park...More

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Julie K, Information Assistant at Offa's Dyke Association, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for your positive response, we have lovely walks locally we are very lucky. The scenery is beautiful wherever you are and when the weather is gorgeous it's even better! We are glad that you found everything you required here, hopefully you will be...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018

Delighted to see the hand written sign on the gate above Knighton inviting walkers to visit the centre - so after 14 miles of glorious walking on the path we passed our B & B accommodation and headed up the hill to visit - about...More

Thank Helen L
Julie K, Information Assistant at Offa's Dyke Association, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Dear Helen. We are sorry that you found us lacking in our welcome, sadly we are lone working staff and this is our busy time especially around 3pm onwards as you can see from lack of free tables. Unfortunately, although we have a notice on...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

Really enjoyed all the displays about the Dyke and Offa -we had just complete the Southern section and are looking forward to coming back todo the remaining 97 milesMore

Thank cgrace162018
Julie K, Information Assistant at Offa's Dyke Association, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our centre, we are pleased that you appreciated our exhibition displays. Congratulations on completing the Sourthern section and we look forward to welcoming you to the centre again when you return to do the Northern...More

Reviewed 5 May 2018

An cute little visitors centre with well presented information and really good cake in the cafe. I'm surprised that another review says dogs are not allowed. I saw no dreaded sign so in I went with Holly Terrier and we were made to feel welcome....More

Thank Sarah B
Julie K, Information Assistant at Offa's Dyke Association, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Dear Sarah Thank you very much for your lovely review. Dogs are very welcome here, we have seating outside specifically for this purpose and anyone wanting to enjoy the fresh air (and hopefully sunshine). We are very fortunate, our cakes are incredibly delicious - we...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We had a brief visit, had a lovely cup of tea , friendly staff and a good exhibition explaining the creation , reasons and extent of Offa’s Dyke . There is a small retained sample of the Dyke beyond the exhibition , and a good...More

Thank BMW1951
Julie K, Information Assistant at Offa's Dyke Association, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the centre. Your information will hopefully help others to come and visit the centre when they are in the area! There are many walks to do locally and Offa, the Dyke, and it's history are so interesting....More

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Did not know very much about the site and unfortunately did not have time to look around the display, but we had a lovely walk along part of the Offa's Dyke Trail. Very pretty scenery alongside the river and up into more wooded area. Slight...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to visit. Well designed exhibition, small shop and cafe with homemade cakes, tea and coffee served in proper cups. Well worth a visit.

Thank CCurry88
Julie K, Information Assistant at Offa's Dyke Association, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Thank you very much for such a lovely review, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit and found everything here worthwhile. Hopefully you will be able to call again soon for another cuppa and cake.

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We arrived with 1 dog in tow to find that they now do not allow dogs anymore. So we could only gaze through the window at the completely empty cafe dreaming of the cake and coffee delights which are now reserved for dogless people. Having...More

Thank Mark W
Julie K, Information Assistant at Offa's Dyke Association, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Dear Mark We are very sorry to hear that you were disappointed to find that we do not allow dogs inside the centre because we do allow dogs on the covered decking area where we have seating and tables, with a doggy drinking bowl provided....More

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