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Steve Davison



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Specialist Activities

Photographer, writer, travel writer, landscape and travel photography, walking guides

Specialist Areas

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Wiltshire, Blackdown Hills AONB, Chilterns AONB, Exmoor National Park, Kennet and Avon Canal, New Forest National Park, North Wessex Downs AONB, Quantock Hills

Professional Details

Short Biography

Steve Davison is an award-winning freelance writer and photographer specialising in hill walking and European and UK travel, with interests in geology, nature and native woodlands. A keen hill walker for many years and holder of a Mountain Leader (summer) Certificate; he has also worked as a part-time outdoor education instructor.

Professional Activities

Travel and outdoor writer and photographer for guidebooks and magazines.

Steve has written a number of books including several guides for Cicerone; further books are currently being researched. He also writes monthly walk features for Hampshire Life and Berkshire & Buckinghamshire Life.

Occasional contributor to other publications which have previously included: Destination France, Camping, Independent, Independent on Sunday, Trail, TGO and local newspapers.

Good working knowledge of PC based Microsoft Office software (Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint and Access), also Photoshop and Paint Shop Pro; technical report writing

Simple website design (see my website)

Recent Publications

Author and photographer:
Walking the Kennet and Avon Canal (Cicerone, 2016)
Walking in the North Wessex Downs (Cicerone, 2015)
The Great Stones Way (Cicerone, 2014)
Walking in the Chilterns (Cicerone, 2014)
The North Wessex Downs (Robert Hale, 2013)
The Ridgeway National Trail (Cicerone, 2013)
Walking in the New Forest (Cicerone, 2012)
Walking in the Thames Valley (Cicerone, 2008)

Revising editor and photographer:
Best Walks in the Chilterns (Frances Lincoln, 2012)

Contributor (walks and photos):
Walks for all ages in the South Downs National Park (Bradwell Books, 2017)

Monthly walk features:
Berkshire & Buckinghamshire Life (2010 to present day)
Hampshire Life (2011 to present day)


2017 – Highly Commended – OWPG Awards for Excellence (Guidebook), ‘Walking the Kennet and Avon Canal’; published by Cicerone

Mountain Leader (summer) Certificate

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