This Youth Hostel

Published 1 February 2015

What youth hosteling was all about

East Highland Way: Introduction

Published 28 January 2015

Sometimes you just have to get off your backside and board a sleeper train to the Scottish Highlands.

Rambling Man Walks The East Highland Way

Published 28 January 2015

The lure of the East Highland Way was so strong that some people just have to hoist rucksacks on their backs, and rush to the train station with a good friend to do it. And who wouldn’t?

East Highland Way Photos

Published 28 January 2015

From Fort William to Aviemore, in September 2014.

True winter walking. In the South East, anyway.

Published 25 January 2015

Even the gaily painted huts on Seaford beach may struggle with this weather.

I’m a Rambling Man

Published 21 January 2015

Sometimes people ask why I named this website Rambling Man. Time to make a musical tour to find out.

Covered in ice

Published 18 January 2015

Ice shimmering ona a frozen plant.

Thames Path Stage 12: Bourne End to Henley-on-Thames

Published 14 January 2015

Mud sticking to the boots, a magnificent suspension bridge, weather bomb, an island, pay for a picnic, the Hellfire Club, a tempting pub and put on your finery for the Regatta.

Brr, it’s a bit cold

Published 11 January 2015

Out in the snow in the Pentlands

Thames Path Stage 11: Windsor to Bourne End

Published 7 January 2015

Money and influence, an extremely expensive education, a dip in the water, alleyways, trees and an idiot driving a car.

High Cup Nick

Published 4 January 2015

A natural wonder on the Pennine Way.

A Boxing Day Photo for 2014

Published 26 December 2014

Had enough of turkey yet? Here’s some snow to look at.

Warming by the fire

Published 21 December 2014

It’s the winter solstice today.

2014: A Year In Walking

Published 17 December 2014

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

A finely balanced cairn

Published 14 December 2014

Cairn builders of the world, we salute you.

Thames Path Extension

Published 10 December 2014

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.

Published 7 December 2014

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


Published 3 December 2014

Take it hip to hip rock it through the wilderness

The sun setting over Edinburgh

Published 30 November 2014

Go up a hill, see a good view.

5 Books That Will Make Great Christmas Presents

Published 26 November 2014

Need some Christmas inspiration? Here’s five superb walking related books handpicked by the Rambling Man team