Knighton is called "the Town on the Dyke" in Welsh. Set amongst the rolling Shropshire hills this Border town is ideally located for every kind of holiday. Whytcwm Cottage is an easy two minutes from the town with its local shops and pubs, whilst the hills are only a few minutes walk away.
The Offa's Dyke long distance footpath passes through Knighton. Knighton is the largest town on the route and is a good place for a period of rest and relaxation. There are friendly local pubs serving hearty food.
Whytcwm Cottage is designed to make guests feel comfortable and welcome. Whytcwm Cottage is a home. It offers "no frills" accommodation. There are no ensuite bathrooms but bathrooms are within easy reach of the guest rooms. The two reception rooms and the large kitchen are available to guests for relaxation and refreshment.
From the North section of Offa's Dyke:
When Knighton town is in view, walk down the steep path beside Kinsley
walking towards the river visible below.
Walk to the Offa's Dyke Centre, following the signs.
Turn south down the hill towards the town centre and clock tower.
At the George and Dragon turn right into George Road.
Whytcwm Cottage is about one minute from there, opposite George Close.
(There are three bow windows)
From the South section of Offa's Dyke:
Follow the signs for Offa's Dyke Path to the Knighton Hotel.
The quickest route is to find the path leading over the stream as you
hotel car-park (This path is on the left before you reach the car-park).
Go over the footbridge, up the close, turn left and you will see the bow windows
of Whytcwm Cottage on the right (opposite George Close).
If that is too complicated after a long walk, go through the hotel carpark
to the main road,
turn towards the clock tower and then turn immediately left into George Road beside the
George and Dragon and the bank. The cottage is on the right opposite George Close.