Professional Details

Short Biography

Long-established, full-time outdoor writer/photographer specialising in the upland areas of the British Isles. Extensive photographic library of northern England and most other mountain areas of Britain. Current stock includes photographs of all 214 ‘Wainwrights’ (Lakeland Fells) and all English ‘Hewitts’ (2000ft mountains), as well as the major Scottish, Welsh and Irish peaks. Author of over 40 books, predominantly walking guides, including Coast to Coast Walk, 80 Dales Walks, Dales Way, Westmorland Way, and full series covering the Yorkshire Dales, Lakeland Fells, North York Moors, South Pennines, Lancashire and Peak District.

Professional Activities

Proprietor: Hillside Publications (guidebook publishers); Proprietor: Hillslides Picture Library. Contributor to outdoor press, including TGO

Recent Publications

A full colour complete revision of COAST TO COAST WALK, published in Summer 2010; numerous complete revisions of popular Walking Country series of guidebooks; a new series of Short Scenic Walks colour guidebooks for those seeking shorter routes (all under 5 miles) in many parts of Northern England, including all areas of the Yorkshire Dales.

Personal Information


Paul Hannon


2 New School Lane, Cullingworth




West Yorkshire


BD13 5DA

Mobile Telephone Number

07832 975395

Email Address


Specialist Activities

outdoor writer/photographer

Specialist Areas

UK (Cumbria; Forest of Bowland; Lake District; Lancashire; North York Moors; Peak District; Pennines; South Pennines; Yorkshire; Yorkshire Dales); Ireland; hillwalking; landscape photography; long-distance paths; upland areas; National Parks; walking

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