Important: All National Trail users need to ensure they are following the latest Government rules and guidance. The relevant links are provided below.
There is guidance in England and Wales on staying safe and protecting others in green spaces.
Exercise is important for health and wellbeing, but please follow guidance to stay safe and protect others.
Offa’s Dyke Path crosses over the Welsh-English border many times. Please check the guidelines in both countries below before travelling to the trail.
All of Wales is now in Tier 4, the highest possible level with tighter restrictions to control the spread of coronavirus with essential travel only and non essential retail closing.
During Tier 4 lockdown, the path will only be available to those who are able to walk, run or cycle from their homes. Please follow our guidance for a safer time walking whilst adhering to the travel restrictions in place.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) measures in Wales are different to those in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Regulations and guidance can change at very short notice so please keep up to date with latest guidance. Read the Welsh Government up to date coronavirus guidance
Check for the latest temporary path diversions.
Read the full up-to-date rules effective in England here. Those relevant to visiting green space include you:
You should read the full advice and regulations for England here before exercising outdoors.
Relevant advice when using National Trails in England:
Remember – ‘Hands. Face. Space’
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The North Downs Way have teamed up with the Kent Downs AONB as part of the new EXPERIENCE project co-financed by the European Union European and Regional Development Fund. They are currently looking for organisations and businesses to come forward with ideas for new or adapted ‘experiences’ that might appeal to visitors to Kent and Surrey. We want to involve a variety of contributors –from major attractions right through to off-the-beaten-track experts such as foresters and artisans, who may have little experience in tourism. There are already several schemes available with free training, support and promotional opportunities on offer to those accepted, hurry as spaces are limited.