Personal Information


Fiona Barltrop


58 Valebridge Drive


Burgess Hill


West Sussex


RH15 0RW


01444 235220

Email Address

fiona DOT barltrop AT

Specialist Activities

Writing, photography

Specialist Areas

Hill and coastal walking, most UK; LDPs especially South West Coast Path and Wales coast. Some overseas coverage, eg New Zealand.

Professional Details

Short Biography

Former headhunter turned outdoor writer and photographer, with particular passion for hill and coastal walking. Good UK coverage (visited, written about and photographed most areas).

Professional Activities

Regular contributor to The Great Outdoors, Country Walking, Hampshire Life and the Ramblers Walk magazines. Former contributor to Trail, BBC Countryfile and Coast magazines. Also been published in the South West Coast Path Association Guide, the UK Trailwalker’s Handbook, New Zealand Wilderness magazine, The Index magazine, Triangle magazine and elsewhere. Author of the South Downs Way (Rucksack Readers guidebook). Co-guidebook field checker/updater for 50 Walks in Sussex & South Downs (AA Publishing) & field checker/updater (one of six) for 50 Walks in Surrey (AA).

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