The Mam Tor bus stop

A hill that has its own bus stop. Although don’t go waiting for any buses to serve it.

Castle Crag

The family friendly fell that makes up in interest what it lacks in size.

The new and improved Planning a Walk section!

What’s new in the Planning a Walk section, I hear you ask? As well as "where have you been then?" And no, it can’t be both new and improved…

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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Pointless National Trail bagging stats!

Collecting National Trails like you would a Pog? Or a Pokemon? No? Oh well.

Grey Crag

Grey Crag. Most certainly not Gray. That’s somewhere completely different.

Tarn Crag

A mini Tower of Sauron, and an abruptly ending wall.


Follow the fence to Branstree, calling at the survey pillar and a false summit that’s more impressive than the real thing.

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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