Large rocks and a group of people at the top of Scafell.

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Finally visiting the second highest fell in England, eleven years after my first attempt.

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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A mighty, but overlooked fell, in the shadow of something larger.

Random Memories from 25 Walks

I’ve now either finished, or are part way through twenty five long distance trails.  But what is the first thing that sprang to mind for each of them?

Outlying Fells Walk 33: The Circuit of Devoke Water

A walk round a tarn that takes in six Outlying Fell summits.

Outlying Fells Walk 31: Great Worm Crag

A rewarding fell that Wainwright declared was great for those “whose active days on the hills are nearly over.” Yeah, thanks Alfred.

Old Boot, New Boot

Two boots, same type. One with years gone by, one with years ahead.

Two Offa’s Dyke Path benches

Not your average trail resting places.

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.

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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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?


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