Personal Information

Name

Andrew Bibby

Address

2 Hebble End

Town

Hebden Bridge

County

West Yorkshire

Postcode

HX7 6HJ

Telephone

01422 844026

Email Address

andrew@andrewbibby.com

Website(s)

http://www.andrewbibby.com

Specialist Activities

professional writer and journalist

Specialist Areas

South Pennines, Forest of Bowland, Isle of Purbeck/Dorset coast, Yorkshire Dales

Professional Details

Short Biography

I am a professional writer and journalist, who has worked as a regular contributor to British national newspapers and magazines. My journalism has appeared in (among other places) The Observer, the Independent, The Guardian and Financial Times. I am also the author of a number of books, including most recently Back Roads through Middle England: From Dorset to the Humber along the Jurassic stone belt (Gritstone, 2017).  Other books include The Backbone of England: Landscape and Life on the Pennine Watershed (pb 2011). I am the series editor for a collection of books celebrating the arrival in England and Wales of the freedom to roam right to walk at will in open country. The books are published by Frances Lincoln Ltd in conjunction with the Ramblers’ Association. I am the author of five titles in the series. My comprehensive website http://www.andrewbibby.com gives full details of my work.

Recent Publications

Back Roads through Middle England: From Dorset to the Humber along the Jurassic stone belt (Gritstone, 2017). The Backbone of England (2008, pb 2011); Wharfedale and Nidderdale (2006); Wensleydale and Swaledale (2006); South Pennines and Bronte Moors (2005); Pennine Divide (2005); Forest of Bowland with Pendle Hill/West Pennine Moors (2005). All the above published by Frances Lincoln. Walking in Purbeck (Dovecote Press, fourth ed 2010)

Awards

OWPG Award for Excellence 2006, Guide Book category: Wensleydale and Swaledale

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