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John Nuttall







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Specialist Activities

Writer, photographer and artist

Specialist Areas

Peak District; Wales; Lake District; Yorkshire; North-west England; walking; backpacking; computing

Professional Details

Short Biography

Writer, photographer and artist specialising in the mountains of England and Wales. Has recently written two books on walking with young children. Author of twelve books in partnership with his wife Anne, as well as travel articles. Photographer and co-author of weekly column in Manchester Evening News, now in its seventeenth year. Many books illustrated by his pen and ink drawings, also paintings used on book covers and has exhibited with the RI. Formerly a Chartered Engineer and manager with ICL, has designed, developed, and programmed, Multimedia Guides to the Lake District and Peak District.

Professional Activities

Weekly column Manchester Evening News, magazine and newspaper contributor, CD-Rom development (all with Anne 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 Anne)


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 Anne Nuttall); 2006 OWG Award for Excellence – Words and Pictures (A Walk on the Fishy Side – Manchester Evening News)

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