The Features section is an ever so exciting collection of thoughts and stuff on long distance walking.
Alternatively, it is where we shove all the stuff that simply doesn't fit anywhere else, like some sort of horrible leaking bucket.
Take your pick.
Published 8 March 2017
With YHA deciding to withdraw a number of rural bunkhouses and camping barns from its network recently, does it still want to be somewhere supporting the great outdoors?
Published 1 March 2017
We’ve done the calculations, so if you want to know which the most, or indeed least walking route is, you can find out.
Published 22 February 2017
Finding out just how direct – or not – the Thames Path actually is.
Published 15 February 2017
When do you class walking route as “done”? It’s a question that was firmly on my mind as I sat on a train heading home a few hours after arriving at the western end of the Thames Path,
Published 1 January 2017
One can only hope that ‘After Clouds, Sunshine’ stands true for 2017.
Published 21 December 2016
It’s December and that can only mean one thing: a walking related review of the year.
Published 14 December 2016
By pointlessly plotting the number of Wainwrights I have walked per year, I have spotted a link in the years I have bagged the least,
Published 7 December 2016
Forget what you think walking in London may be like, for walking the London LOOP will give you experiences like no other walking trail.
Published 30 November 2016
A small sign, a bin, oh and a large sculpture. Great sights at the start of the Cumbria Way in Ulverston.
Published 19 October 2016
Links, buses, pubs, shops and more; everything gets a full check in the annual review of the Rambling Man ‘Planning a Walk’ section.
Published 12 October 2016
There’s a campaign to upgrade the Coast to Coast to National Trail status, and it probably can’t come too soon.
Published 21 September 2016
It’s a question that gets asked a lot. Is it safe to go walking on your own? The answer is an absolute emphatic yes!
Published 14 September 2016
Sometimes you just want to rest on a bench. But are all benches actually designed for sitting on?
Published 7 September 2016
What will greet you when you arrive at the start of the Pennine Way in Edale.
Published 20 July 2016
There’s not going to be much happening here over the summer of 2016, and this is why…
Published 1 June 2016
If you see someone hobbling down the street, it might be be after a recent trip on the Trespass Trail.
Published 18 May 2016
A walk on the London LOOP gives an excuse to pay homage to Grange Hill.
Published 27 April 2016
Because the Pennine Way is an amazing walk, and this is a list of reasons why.
Published 24 February 2016
Or, when going on a walk allows you to randomly discover something utterly magical that you wouldn’t otherwise have seen.
Published 17 February 2016
It’s easy to think of the Pennine Way as 268 miles of drudgery, yet there are some fine moments on the walk and some great memories. Memories such as these…
Published 23 December 2015
Christmas is almost here, so let us celebrate with a photo of snow.
Published 16 December 2015
It’s December and that can only mean one thing: the compulsory ‘review of the year’ post.
Published 8 November 2015
In the highlands of Scotland stands a statue dedicated to the Commandos.
Published 7 October 2015
With a summer of hill climbing, it’s time to do some charts and find out the Wainwright bagging stats.
Published 24 June 2015
It’s been ten years since I purchased a digital camera, and uploaded the results online.