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.

London LOOP Stage 9 Part 2: Elstree to High Barnet

After a morning of dreariness and despondency, the LOOP tries a little to make things interesting. But only a little.

London LOOP Stage 9 Part 1: Hatch End to Elstree

The section of the London Outer Orbital Path with few redeeming features.

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:

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London LOOP Stage 8: Uxbridge to Hatch End

From canals to woodland, the LOOP shows a wide range of its attractions, and a provided a pub that was certainly a bit more specialised than some of the others it goes past.

The Thames Path: A better ending?

At its eastern end, the Thames Path National Trail finishes next to the mighty metallic wonder of the Thames Barrier, not far from Woolwich. But is there a better place that this mighty long distance trail to end?

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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.

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