Red Pike (Buttermere)

It’s a Pike and it’s a bit reddy.

Starling Dodd

A fell with its own pile of twisted metal at the summit.

Great Borne

An ascent from Buttermere for a fell that should never be ascended from Buttermere.

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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An easy fell to end off a tour of the Newlands Valley?

Farewell. We’ll Miss You

The day has finally, depressingly, come.

Dale Head

It’s at head of a dale. So what else are you going to call it?

High Spy

Who fancies a game of High Spy? I’ll start. High Spy with my little eye, a fell in the Newlands Valley…

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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