Yorkshire Wolds Way – Introduction

A walk through the Yorkshire Wolds. Although what is a Wold anyway?

At the end of the Downs Link

What can be a more poignant thing to see at the end of a walk down an old railway, than a set of buffers?

Keep your stuff dry with rucksack liners and drybags

When you’re on a long walk and the weather isn’t great, make sure you keep your belongings as dry as possible.

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 grand place for settling down and getting the old pipe out for an hour’s quiet meditation. Except during the school holidays.


Wainwright believed the view to lack charm. But at least there was a view for us to see.

Hopegill Head

Not necessarily on the Coledale Horseshoe, but in bad weather, definitely worth a visit.

Grisedale Pike

A stunning fell with some amazing views from its 791m high summit. Or so I am told.

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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