Personal Information


Anne Nuttall







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Specialist Activities

writer, journalist

Specialist Areas

Peak District; Wales; Lake District; Yorkshire; North-west England; walking; wild camping; gear for women

Professional Details

Short Biography

Author of twelve walking guides and weekly column for the Manchester Evening News, both in partnership with husband John. In nearly 17 years and over 850 walks for the Manchester Evening News they have explored most of North West England as well as continuing to write for various magazines. Their two volume The Mountains of England and Wales is widely accepted as the definitive guide for peak-baggers. Former member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, gave up pharmacy to concentrate on outdoor writing. Specialises in the historical and botanical background of walks.

Professional Activities

Weekly column Manchester Evening News, contributes to magazines and newspapers (all with John Nuttall)

Recent Publications

Kiddiwalks in Cheshire. Kiddiwalks in the Peak District. Mountains of England and Wales (2 vols) – 3rd editions just published. Tarns of Lakeland (2 vols. The Lake District and Peak District CD-Rom guides (all with John Nuttall)


1993 OWG/COLA Award for Excellence (Walking Round The Lakes); 1996 OWG/COLA Award for Excellence (The Tarns of Lakeland Vol 1); 1997 Lakeland Book of the Year Award (The Tarns of Lakeland Vol 2 ); 2001 Computer Shopper Awards (CD-ROM The Lake District); (above all with John Nuttall)

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