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Coniston Old Man

Overlooking the village below, the Old Man is a popular destination for visitors to the area. And has some interesting history too.

Brim Fell

A fell that’s more one passed over on the way to the Old Man, rather than visited deliberately.

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:

More walks

Dow Crag

Dow Crag – a dark, moody fell that’s apparently much loved by wasps.

At the start of the Yorkshire Wolds Way

A former pub, a signpost and a litter bin mark the official start of the Wolds Way.

Etherow-Goyt Valley Way Part 2: the Etherow

After spending a morning walking (or not) down one river, the second half of the Etherow Goyt Valley Way takes in a different waterway. And some other things.

Etherow-Goyt Valley Way Part 1: the Goyt

Two rivers, one 14 mile walk from the edge of Greater Manchester to the edge of the Peak District. And it starts with the River Goyt.

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.

Photos

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?

Equipment

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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