Yorkshire Wolds Way: Epilogue

Published 19 May 2019

A final gadabout Filey, before the epic journey home.

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

Published 12 May 2019

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

Yorkshire Wolds Way Day 5 (Part 1): Ganton to Muston

Published 5 May 2019

The slow walk to Filey, a secret base, an abandoned car, and a multitude of dales

Yorkshire Wolds Way Day 4 (Part 2): Wintringham to Ganton

Published 28 April 2019

A mighty forest, a curious work of art, the Vale of York and an extremely large amount of scampi.

Yorkshire Wolds Way Day 4 (Part 1): Wharram-le-Street to Wintringham

Published 21 April 2019

Grey skies, a drop of rain, an abandoned church, and one of the best views on the whole of the Yorkshire Wolds Way.

Yorkshire Wolds Way Day 3 (Part 2): Fridaythorpe to Wharram-le-Street

Published 14 April 2019

North Yorkshire is entered, there’s more art to admire, speed is discussed, and a deserted village with ruined church is reached.

Two minutes of wheat from the Yorkshire Wolds Way

Published 7 April 2019

Who wants to watch two minutes of video of wheat? That’s right. You do. There’s young wheat. There’s wheat that’s reached its teenage years. There’s wheat that’s feeling a bitContinue Reading

The 700th post on Rambling Man

Published 31 March 2019

When I celebrate a milestone, it’s usually walking related. But the other day I spotted that I was about to hit a moment in history of this site. The 700th post on Rambling Man.

Yorkshire Wolds Way Day 3 (Part 1): Millington to Fridaythorpe

Published 24 March 2019

Day three comes with beautiful dales, logs being loaded, an abundance of art, and someone fails to understand the concept of poetry.

Yorkshire Wolds Way Day 2 (Part 2): Goodmanham to Millington

Published 17 March 2019

Adorable Wolds villages, more stunning views across the Vale of York, a closed pub, and two become one.

Rambling Man Walks The Yorkshire Wolds Way

Published 17 March 2019

The Yorkshire Wolds Way. A 79 mile walking route that starts near the Humber Bridge, and ends with fish and chips in sight at the Victorian seaside resort of Filey.

Yorkshire Wolds Way Day 2 (Part 1): High Hunsley Beacon to Goodmanham

Published 10 March 2019

Wild flowers everywhere, a red kite and thistles, the generation of electricity, a quarry, monumental moments in the history of religion, and a trip to the pub.

Yorkshire Wolds Way Day 1 (Part 2): North Ferriby to High Hunsley Beacon

Published 3 March 2019

Hummus near a delightful millpond, the first of many gorgeous dales, de-icer for girls, a church with WiFi, and Gondor calls for aid.

Yorkshire Wolds Way Day 1 (Part 1): Hessle to North Ferriby

Published 24 February 2019

Setting out from Hessle, mysterious bags of clothes, an awesome bridge over a massive estuary, and boat loads full of history.

Yorkshire Wolds Way – Introduction

Published 17 February 2019

A walk through the Yorkshire Wolds. Although what is a Wold anyway?

At the end of the Downs Link

Published 10 February 2019

What can be a more poignant thing to see at the end of a walk down an old railway, than a set of buffers?

Keep your stuff dry with rucksack liners and drybags

Published 3 February 2019

When you’re on a long walk and the weather isn’t great, make sure you keep your belongings as dry as possible.


Published 27 January 2019

A grand place for settling down and getting the old pipe out for an hour’s quiet meditation. Except during the school holidays.


Published 20 January 2019

Wainwright believed the view to lack charm. But at least there was a view for us to see.

Hopegill Head

Published 13 January 2019

Not necessarily on the Coledale Horseshoe, but in bad weather, definitely worth a visit.