London LOOP Stage 12: Chigwell to Harold Wood

An absolutely enchanting day of walking, with woodland, fake kites and even urban deer.

Beware the flying sausage

A walk on the London LOOP gives an excuse to pay homage to Grange Hill.

London LOOP Stage 11: Enfield to Chigwell

Through Epping Forest and driving rain, the LOOP continues on its journey around London, finding time to take in sights as an old hunting lodge, and an absence of public houses.

The Walks

Walking is what it's all about. Well this site anyway.

So delve on in and read the journeys I've taken on various long distance routes in the United Kingdom, by selecting a walk below:

Other recent updates

London LOOP Stage 10: High Barnet to Enfield

With the initial mud giving way to lovely country parks, farmland and Cockfosters, the LOOP is back at its best once more.

Another 15 Things You’ll Never Forget About Walking the Pennine Way

Because the Pennine Way is an amazing walk, and this is a list of reasons why.

More updates

Planning a Trip

Fancy walking one of Britain's long distance routes? Check out our guides for helpful advice and information

My Books

Don't want to read on the website? Well fear not dear reader, for you can buy books covering the tales of several of my walks.


One of the best things about walking is all the great views you get to see. So why not head off on a photographic tour of the walks I've been on?


Waterproofs, rucksacks, tents and all sorts of other stuff that you may want to equip yourself with when you head out.

About Rambling Man

Across Britain are a network of long distance footpaths and trails. Rambling Man is a website dedicated to telling the tales of one Andrew Bowden as he walks some of those paths.

Read more

Rambling Man Gets Social!

Find us elsewhere on the web

Twitter logoFacebook logo YouTube logo Flickr logo Feed logo