Personal Information

Name

John Gillham

Address

83 Glenshiels Avenue; Hoddlesden

Town

Darwen

County

Lancs

Postcode

BB3 3LS

Telephone

1254773097

Mobile Telephone Number

07739532211

Email Address

john@johngillham.com

Website(s)

http://www.johngillham.com
http://www.johngillham.co.uk
http://www.grey-stone.co.uk
http://www.grey-stone-books.com

Specialist Activities

writer, illustrator, photographer, publisher

Specialist Areas

Wales; Snowdonia: Mid Wales; the Brecon Beacons; South Wales; the Pennines; Lake District; Cumbria; Lancashire; Derbyshire; Yorkshire; Northumbria; Switzerland; Corsica, Madeira; Dorset; Peak District; Yorkshire Dales; South Pennines

Professional Details

Short Biography

A full-time professional writer, illustrator and photographer since 1989, John Gillham is best known for his lavishly-illustrated coffee-table books. His first, Snowdonia to the Gower, has been described as one of the classic books on Wales. Gillham is a regular contributor to TGO, where his series, ‘Way to Go’ appeared every month. John has just completed a 5-book series of illustrated guides to the Peaks of Snowdonia, a project which took him about 4 years to complete.

Professional Activities

John is the proprietor of Grey Stone Books, a small publisher of outdoor titles.

Recent Publications

Best Day Walks in Snowdonia (Frances Lincoln)
Pictorial Guides to the Mountains of Snowdonia Vols 1-4 (Frances Lincoln)
AA Leisure Guide Wales (AA 2007)
Mini Guide to Wales (AA 2008) AA OS Leisure Guide to Wales (AA 2007);
50 Walks in Snowdonia and North Wales (AA 2003); 50 Walks in Derbyshire (AA 2002);
Ramblers’ Guide Lake District (Collins) and Coast to Coasting (David and Charles) both with Ronald Turnbull;

Awards

OWPG Awards for Excellence 2012: Best Guidebook
OWG Awards for Excellence 2001: Best Outdoor Book (with Ronald Turnbull)
South Pennines (SCOSPA) Certificate of Commendation 1990

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