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.

Grisedale Pike

Published 6 January 2019

A stunning fell with some amazing views from its 791m high summit. Or so I am told.

Wainwright in Numbers, 2018

Published 30 December 2018

You like fell bagging stats, don’t you?

The Rambling Man Review of 2018

Published 23 December 2018

Tis the time when we look back. To think what was. And what perhaps should have been. And what a roller coaster of a year it was. And there was some walking done too.

The Mam Tor bus stop

Published 16 December 2018

A hill that has its own bus stop. Although don’t go waiting for any buses to serve it.

Castle Crag

Published 9 December 2018

The family friendly fell that makes up in interest what it lacks in size.

The new and improved Planning a Walk section!

Published 20 October 2018

What’s new in the Planning a Walk section, I hear you ask? As well as "where have you been then?" And no, it can’t be both new and improved…

Pointless National Trail bagging stats!

Published 29 July 2018

Collecting National Trails like you would a Pog? Or a Pokemon? No? Oh well.

Grey Crag

Published 22 July 2018

Grey Crag. Most certainly not Gray. That’s somewhere completely different.