The setting for Offa's Dyke Centre, Knighton is a
busy market town which annually attracts thousands
Situated in Powys, it lies on the England-Wales border halfway along Offa’s Dyke, an earthwork built in the 8th century by the Mercian king Offa.
It employed natural boundaries such as rivers and hills.
The long-distance Offa’s footpath, which passes through Knighton, runs from Prestatyn for 177 miles to Chepstow.