The day started with a steep climb in clear weather onto the Hergest Ridge. There were panoramic views into England and Wales most of the way to Kington. One anomalous feature was a group of monkey puzzle trees high up on the ridge. We saw sheep today, but no horses running free. We had morning tea in Kington then set off in the wrong direction through town. We soon realised our error and set off on our second climb of the day to the highest golf course in England, on Bradnor hill. Our climb continued and we rejoined Offa's Dyke after 54 miles without it.
There was another descent followed by a climb before our final descent into Discoed, and our deviation to our B&B at Gumma Farm.
As the famer's wife had a dinner engagement the farmer very kindly ran us into Prestigne to get our evening meal, and picked us up afterwards. The retaurant had a strange name, something like The Hat Box but they provided good food and drink. We partiularly liked their tapas starter.
We were very lucky with the weather as we could see rain at times all around us but we never needed to change into our waterproof clothing. A good walking day!
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