2014: A Year In Walking

The year is almost over, so it’s time for the Rambling Man Review of Walking.

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A finely balanced cairn

Cairn builders of the world, we salute you.

Thames Path Extension

If walking the Thames Path National Trail isn’t enough for you, then make sure you add on this extension to Crayford Ness.

At the start of the South Downs Way and St Swithun’s Way. Oh and the end of the Clarendon Way too.

If there’s such a thing as a walking trail hub, then Winchester is one of them.


Take it hip to hip rock it through the wilderness

The sun setting over Edinburgh

Go up a hill, see a good view.

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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.

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 Dales Way: Crossing the Border

A momentous part of the Dales Way journey. That actually doesn’t really change much.D

 Dales Way: The Cow-ening

Hitchcock never wrote that seminal film, The Cows, but if he had, would he have set it on the Dales Way?

 Dales Way: Looking up a random hill

I went up a hill to see what I could see.

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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?


Explore the routes of walking trails on scrollable Ordnance Survey maps.

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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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