Thames Path - Stage 8: Hampton Court to Shepperton

Sun, moored up boats and a giant model of Shrek. Goodbye London, hello Surrey.

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A Sunday Picture - The best sign you can see outside a pub when walking

Pint in the walkers picnic garden?

Other Articles - The Two Car Method of Walking

Drive, leave one car, drive, leave second car, walk, drive in second car to first. Go home.

A Sunday Picture - The most depressing sign you can see when you really want a cup of tea


Equipment - Long Distance Walking Equipment Guide: Waterproofs

Everything you need to know about keeping dry.

A Sunday Picture - The Michelin Guide Was Here

He will not be hurrying back.

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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:

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.

Latest Videos

 Downs Link: Let’s Play i Spy

Spot the railway bits and pieces, and get points!

 Toot Toot! Steam trains on the Coast to Coast

They say that steam trains and walking go hand in hand. Quite who “they” are, I have absolutely no idea. But say it they do.

 St Bees Boot Wetting

Splish splash! TIme to wet those boots at the start of the Coast to Coast walk.

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

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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.

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