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Born 1949. Director of Britain’s Ramblers’ Association, 1974-1998, and also a board member of Ramblers Holidays for most of that period. Now based in the eastern Pyrenees of France. Principal interests are writing, translating and teaching English. Currently a vice-president of the Council for National Parks and of the Ramblers’ Association.
The Cady Valley, 2007. This is a self-published, trilingual guide (in French, Catalan and English) for walkers and tourists to the Cady valley and Canigou mountain in the eastern Pyrenees. See:; http://perso.orange.fr/alan.mattingly/cadyguide.pdf; ; “The Cathar Way, A Walker’s Guide to the Sentier Cathare”, Cicerone, 2006; ; “Walks in the Cathar Region”, Cicerone 2005.
OWG Golden Eagle Award, 1998; Wildlife and Countryside Link Award 1997; John Hunt Award (Countrywide Holidays) 1998.