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Offa’s Dyke Path – Day 3

Day 3 – White Castle to Longtown Crossing

If I were to do this hike again, I would turn Day 2 into a longer day by continuing on past White Castle until I reached the spot where we stayed for the evening. In that way, Day 2 would be long but there would be no need for waiting for a pick-up from the hosts, no need to backtrack the next morning and a Day 3 could be nice short hike and essentially a rest day However, hindsight is wonderful and we had officially stopped at White Castle the night before so that’s where our hosts drove us the next morning.

White Castle White Castle Notice that the slits are designed for battles with bows rather than the musket openings more commonly seen on North American forts.