Cown Edge Way Part 1: Hazel Grove to Mellor

Setting off on an eighteen mile stroll in the suburbs of Stockport, in search of rather hidden and mysterious hill.

An chapel with a view

A small chapel on a hill in Brittany. Just what you want at the end of a holiday.

You’re going the wrong way

France’s walking routes offer simple technique for telling people they’re going the wrong 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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A Grande Randonnée on your doorstep

Unexpectedly finding a major walking trail going right past your holiday home.

To Walk Is To Live

Put your best foot forward, and enjoy your journey once more.

A lot of bottle

In my house there is a motley collection of metal water bottles. Well if you can call having three of them “a collection”.

Goyt Way Part 2: Brook Bottom to Whaley Bridge

After a trip to the pub, it’s time to explore one of the highlights of the Goyt Way, and to walk along the canal to Whaley Bridge.

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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