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.

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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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 your White to Dark walk

A 27 mile walk through the glorious Peak District you say? Go on, pack your bags and get walking!

White to Dark Gallery

Running from the home of puddings, to the opposite of despair, is the White to Dark, a 27 mile romp through the Peak District. This is what it looks like, as seen in photographic format.

The Rambling Man Bakewell Pudding Taste Test

Bakewell is famous for something. Something cake related. And it’s definitely NOT for its tarts.

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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