Gritstone Trail Day 3: Rushton to Kidsgrove

The stone gets left behind for the most part, as the Gristone Trail finishes its 35 mile journey.

Ordnance Survey Map Sheet Finder

What do you do when you need an Ordnance Survey map but you don’t know which one you need? Well you need the Ordnance Survey Map Sheet Finder!

Will the real length of the Pennine Way, please stand up?

When is a 268 mile long walk, not actually 268 miles long? When it’s the Pennine Way!

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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Planning your Yorkshire Wolds Way walk

Whilst it may not be well known, the Yorkshire Wolds deserve to be. And you can help get the word out by walking it yourself. Here is how.

Yorkshire Wolds Way Gallery

Exploring Yorkshire’s best kept secret, in photographic form.

Yorkshire Wolds Way: Epilogue

A final gadabout Filey, before the epic journey home.

Yorkshire Wolds Way Day 5 (Part 2): Muston to Filey

Mysteriously painted bicycles, strange games, the seaside, and a finale overlooking a town.

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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