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Welcome to Rambling Man video corner. This is where we stash all of Rambling Man's exciting videos! Yes you too can be enthralled by Rambing Man TV!

VideoThe Wobbly Bridge of Monessie Gorge

Published 26 April 2017

Take two walkers and wobbly suspension bridge and you get a hilarious tale, a thrilling video and many laughs along the way. Unfortunately that video was done by someone else.

VideoAt the start of the Thames Path

Published 8 February 2017

At its eastern end, the Thames Path finishes up at the mighty Thames Barrier. But what’s at the western end? Well it’s a field in Gloucestershire. A field from where the Thames’s journey really begins…

VideoThe Thames Path: A better ending?

Published 30 March 2016

At its eastern end, the Thames Path National Trail finishes next to the mighty metallic wonder of the Thames Barrier, not far from Woolwich. But is there a better place that this mighty long distance trail to end?

VideoMonkey Island: Thames Style

Published 25 March 2015

Just what do the Monkey Island computer games have to do with the Thames Path?

VideoDales Way: Crossing the Border

Published 15 October 2014

A momentous part of the Dales Way journey. That actually doesn’t really change much.D

VideoDales Way: The Cow-ening

Published 1 October 2014

Hitchcock never wrote that seminal film, The Cows, but if he had, would he have set it on the Dales Way?

VideoDales Way: Looking up a random hill

Published 17 September 2014

I went up a hill to see what I could see.

VideoSliding in the snow on the side of Raise

Published 15 May 2014

Snow on a fell side, blocking the path? Just what is a walker to do?

VideoDowns Link: Let’s Play i Spy

Published 26 March 2014

Spot the railway bits and pieces, and get points!

VideoToot Toot! Steam trains on the Coast to Coast

Published 23 December 2013

They say that steam trains and walking go hand in hand. Quite who “they” are, I have absolutely no idea. But say it they do.

VideoSt Bees Boot Wetting

Published 18 December 2013

Splish splash! TIme to wet those boots at the start of the Coast to Coast walk.

VideoSights of the North Downs Way

Published 23 October 2013

Let us show you the North Downs Way. In video form. What to see, what to expect, what you’ll find.

VideoSam’s First Fell

Published 12 September 2013

Baby, meet fell. Fell, meet baby.

VideoThe Great Wall of Low Pike

Published 15 August 2013

Walk on the Fairfield Horseshoe and you’ll find a wall. A big wall. A great wall in fact.

VideoThe Search for Scafell…

Published 10 July 2013

…and a saunter up Slight Side

VideoThe Thames Path – setting off from the Thames Barrier

Published 19 June 2013

The mighty and majestic monument to walking. And not flood defences at all.

VideoTo Be A Pilgrim

Published 10 April 2013

Just what does the Pilgrim’s Way mean to me?

VideoSouthern Upland Way and the Waymerks

Published 26 March 2013

Finding hidden treasure in the hills of Scotland.

VideoCamp Food Taste Test 7: Heatermeals Beef Ravioli

Published 3 January 2013

No pan and no stove? What madness is this?!

VideoCamp Food Taste Test 6: Travelunch Pasta Carbonara

Published 10 October 2012

Travelunch’s Pasta Carbonara is in the spotlight. Yumtastic or just tragic? Watch the video and find out.

VideoA New Ending: Re-finishing the West Highland Way

Published 19 July 2012

Checking out the new ending to the West Highland Way.

VideoTent

Published 5 June 2012

This time we get down with that age old summer time activity of camping with a good tour of my own tent – the Terra Nova Laser Competition.

VideoCamp Food Taste Test 5: Batchelor’s Pasta ‘n’ Sauce

Published 3 May 2012

Hold on to your camp food because Rambling Man is taste testing again!

VideoCamp Food Taste Test 4: Travellunch Pasta in a Napoli Sauce

Published 15 March 2012

It’s another Rambling Man Camp Food Taste Test, this time putting Travellunch Pasta in a Napoli Sauce to the test.

VideoBehind the Scenes at Rambling Man

Published 25 February 2012

If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to get a walking/hiking website online? Well frankly there’s less walking involved than you may think!

VideoBothies of the Southern Upland Way

Published 21 January 2012

The Southern Upland Way, a 212 mile walking route across the Scottish Lowlands, has six such bothies and in the summer of 2011 I visited each one. This video is about them.

VideoThe Southern Upland Way in Video

Published 13 December 2011

If you saw the launch of my book about the Southern Upland Way last week and wondered, “Hey, what’s all that about?”, well this is the video for you.

VideoThe Clarendon Way: a little dinky long distance path

Published 5 December 2011

The Rambling Man video camera has been out and about, this time on in Wiltshire and Hampshire on the Clarendon Way.

VideoTravel Tap: The Rambling Man Review

Published 8 November 2011

Water filter bottles. That’s what this video is all about. NO! DON’T TURN OFF YET! IT’S REALLY GOOD! HONEST!

VideoThe Battle of Bow Fell

Published 26 September 2011

In his Pictorial Guide to the Southern Fell Wainwright told his readers to consider Bow Fell one of the best half dozen fells in Lakeland but after failing to ascend it on a visit in May, on the the 16 September 2011 Catherine and myself headed to the Lake District in order to have another go!

VideoCamp Food Taste Test 3: Uncle Ben’s Spicy Mexican Rice

Published 2 September 2011

In this edition I try out one another amazing walking/camping food options on the market, namely Uncle Ben’s Spicy Mexican Rice.

VideoRocky Wildlife with David Attenborough (honest)

Published 7 August 2011

In a break with normal Rambling Man protocol, here’s a video that’s not really anything to do with long distance walking, but instead compares the kind of wildlife you see on walks in Britain, with what we saw in Canada.

VideoCamp Food Taste Test 2: Travellunch Hungarian Beef and Noodles

Published 2 July 2011

Another video camp food taste test. Is Travellunch’s Hungarian Beef and Noodles any good?

VideoCamp Food Taste Test 1: Sainsburys Pasta Tubes in a Cheese and Broccoli Sauce Mix

Published 12 June 2011

Whilst on my recent trip to the Lake District (look out for posts on that coming up very soon) I experimented with various “easy to prepare meals” suitable for the solo walker who is camping. And I decided to film the results.

VideoThe first cup of tea

Published 29 May 2011

I recently went on a camping/walking trip to the Lake District. There will be some more blog posts on that, however before that it’s time to enjoy a Rambling Man first. First vlog. And first cup of tea.