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Guidebook Contributions

The following books include contributions by Paddy Dillon. These might range from a few words here and there, or maybe just a couple of pictures, but might involve providing as much as a quarter of the contents.

Walking Britain's Coast, published by Unwin Hyman

Walking Britain's Coast, published by Unwin Hyman
Provided the text for two out of the 33 chapters in the book. One chapter titled ‘From the Solway to the Clyde’ and another chapter titled ‘Northumbria’.


Adventure Travel Handbook, published by the Scout Association

Adventure Travel Handbook, published by the Scout Association
Provided the text for the chapter titled ‘Youth Hostelling’.


Trail Walking Handbook, published by Blandford Press

Trail Walking Handbook, published by Blandford Press
Provided the text for the chapter titled ‘Where, When, How... and with Whom’ which includes notes on planning a walk and brief notes about a selection of long-distance walks.


Weekend Walks in Britain, published by the Automobile Association

Weekend Walks in Britain, published by the Automobile Association
Provided the text for three out of 200 chapters in the book - ‘Hest Bank, Morecambe Bay and the Lancaster Canal’ - ‘Lever Park, Rivington Reservoirs and Rivington Barns’ - ‘Wycoller Village, the Beck and the Moors’.


Long Distance Walkers Handbook, published by A&C Black

Long Distance Walkers Handbook, published by A&C Black
Provided the text to update the entry concerning the Ulster Way around Northern Ireland.


Country Walking, published by Country Walking / Boxtree Press

Country Walking, published by Country Walking / Boxtree Press
Provided the text and photos for seven out of the 100 chapters - ‘Scale Force in Style’ - ‘Black and White’ - ‘The Long Valley’ - ‘Poet’s Favourite’ - ‘Cork’s Hills and Plains’ - ‘Hill of the Fairy Calves’ - ‘Bouldery Blue Stacks’.


Coastal Walking, published by Country Walking / Boxtree Press

Coastal Walking, published by Country Walking / Boxtree Press
Provided the text and photos for four out of the 37 chapters - ‘Through the Wild Glen’ - A Poet’s Tower’ - St Assicus’ League’ - ‘Coast Line’.


Classic Mountain Scrambles in England and Wales, published by Mainstream Publishing

Classic Mountain Scrambles in England and Wales, published by Mainstream Publishing
Given an acknowledgement for providing route suggestions to the author during the research for this guidebook.


Off the Beaten Track - Ireland, published by Moorland Publishing

Off the Beaten Track - Ireland, published by Moorland Publishing
Given an acknowledgement for providing information to the author during the preparation of this guidebook.


The Lakeland Ridges Challenge Walk

The Lakeland Ridges Challenge Walk
Provided editorial assistance to Leading Edge publishers during the production of Tom Calvert’s guidebook.


Galloway Hills Visitor Guide, published by Harvey Maps

Galloway Hills Visitor Guide, published by Harvey Maps
Provided the text and photos for a Visitor Guide to accompany the Galloway Hills map, offering information about the area and a selection of walking routes.


Sense of Place - Best of British Outdoor Writing, published by Michael Joseph

Sense of Place - Best of British Outdoor Writing, published by Michael Joseph
Provided the text for one of the 18 chapters in the book - titled ‘Undiscovered Ireland’.


Book of Britain's Walks, published by the Automobile Association

Book of Britain's Walks, published by the Automobile Association
Provided the text for four of the six regional chapters - ‘Southwest England’ - ‘Southeast England’ - ‘Central England’ - ‘Scotland’. Provided the text for three out of the 120 chapters in the book - ‘Over the Long Mynd’ - ‘A Woodland Walk in Charnwood Forest’ - ‘The New Model Army at Naseby’.


Superwalker Map of Connemara, published by Harvey Maps

Superwalker Map of Connemara, published by Harvey Maps
Provided the cover photograph for the map and amended some of the details on the map.


Superwalker Map of Wicklow, published by Harvey Maps

Superwalker Map of Wicklow, published by Harvey Maps
Provided the cover photograph for the map.


Discover Britain, published by the Automobile Association

Discover Britain, published by the Automobile Association
Provided the text for three of the 102 walks in the book - ‘Around the Civil War Battlefield of Naseby', 'Over the Long Mynd' and 'A Woodland Walk in Charnwood Forest'.


50 Walks in the Lake District, published by the Automobile Association

50 Walks in the Lake District, published by the Automobile Association
Provided the text for six out of the 50 chapters in the book - ‘Ancient Oaks of Ard Crags’ - ‘Birkrigg Common’s Distant Past’ - ‘Count the Stones at Swinside’ - ‘Commanding Black Combe’ - ‘Over Muncaster Fell’ - ‘Down the Dale to the Sea’.


Rother Wanderführer - Irland, published by Rother

Rother Wanderführer - Irland, published by Rother
Provided the text and photographs for 15 out of the 50 chapters in the book - essentially all the walks in the north-west of Ireland.


The World's Great Adventure Treks, published by New Holland

The World's Great Adventure Treks, published by New Holland
Provided the words and pictures and map for one of the 20 chapters in the book - ‘Way of St James’


The Pennine Way, published by Cicerone Press

The Pennine Way, published by Cicerone Press
Provided 34 out of the 58 photographs used in the guidebook.


The Way of St. James , published by Cicerone Press

The Way of St. James , published by Cicerone Press
Provided 23 out of the 70 photographs used in the guidebook.


Call of the Wild, published by Rucksack Readers

Call of the Wild, published by Rucksack Readers
Provided photographs to illustrate two of the 25 chapters in the book.


Trekking Atlas of the World, published by New Holland

Trekking Atlas of the World, published by New Holland
Provided the words and pictures and map for one of the 53 chapters in the book - ‘Way of St James’


Trail - The CD-Rom, published by Relative Technologies

Trail - The CD-Rom, published by Relative Technologies
Provided a number of walking routes, previously used in Trail magazine, for this CD.


Lakeland Fells Hillwalker, published by ISYS Outdoors

Lakeland Fells Hillwalker, published by ISYS Outdoors
Provided 100 walking routes and photographs for this CD.


The UK Trailwalker's Handbook, published by Cicerone Press

The UK Trailwalker's Handbook, published by Cicerone Press
Provided 46 pictures and a feature titled 'Lighten that Load'.


The Corbetts and Other Scottish Hills, published by SMC.

The Corbetts and Other Scottish Hills, published by SMC.
Provided the picture to illustrate the chapter covering The Merrick in the Galloway Hills.


A Camera in the Hills - The Life and Work of W A Poucher, published by Frances Lincoln

A Camera in the Hills - The Life and Work of W A Poucher, published by Frances Lincoln
Provided a number of anecdotes relating to Poucher's visit to Wasdale Head, at the age of eighty-seven, during the research of this biography.


Mallorca Tramuntana - Map & Hiking Guide, published by Editorial Alpina

Mallorca Tramuntana - Map & Hiking Guide, published by Editorial Alpina
Provided editorial assistance with the English language translations of these guidebooks, which also come with 1:25,000 scale maps.


Hiking Guide - Mallorca - GR221, published by Editorial Alpina

Hiking Guide - Mallorca - GR221, published by Editorial Alpina
Provided editorial assistance with the English language translation of this guidebook, which also comes with a pack of 1:50,000 scale maps covering the Northern Mallorca.


Menorca - Cami de Cavalls - GR223, published by Editorial Alpina

Menorca - Cami de Cavalls - GR223, published by Editorial Alpina
Provided editorial assistance with the English language translation of this guidebook, which also comes with a 1:50,000 scale map.


Trekking in the Alps, published by Cicerone Press

Trekking in the Alps, published by Cicerone Press
Provided one of the 20 chapters, covering the GR5 through the French Alps.


Walking Paradise - Sóller, published by Editorial Alpina

Walking Paradise - Sóller, published by Editorial Alpina
Provided editorial assistance with the English language translation of this guidebook, which also comes with a 1:15,000 scale map of the Vall de Sóller.


Superwalker Map of the Mourne Mountains, published by Harvey Maps

Superwalker Map of the Mourne Mountains, published by Harvey Maps
Provided the cover photograph for the map.


Mallorca Nord, published by Editorial Alpina

Mallorca Nord, published by Editorial Alpina
Provided editorial assistance with the English language translation of this guidebook, which also comes with 1:25,000 scale maps of Pollença, Alcúdia, Artà and Capdepera.


Great Glen Way, published by Rucksack Readers

Great Glen Way, published by Rucksack Readers
Provided five photographs for the 2014 edition of the guidebook.


The Pennine Way - The Path, the People, the Journey, published by Cicerone.

The Pennine Way - The Path, the People, the Journey, published by Cicerone.
Provided anecdotes about personal memories and recollections of the state of the Pennine Way through several decades.


Mountain Lines, published by Skyhorse Publishing

Mountain Lines, published by Skyhorse Publishing
Contains many quotes from The GR5 Trail, which the author used while trekking through the French Alps.


Long Distance Walking in Britain, published by Robert Hale

Long Distance Walking in Britain, published by Robert Hale
Provided an entry describing the Wales Coast Path, as well as commentary for one of the 'Talking Walking' panels.


Britain's Best Small Hills, published by Bradt

Britain's Best Small Hills, published by Bradt
Provided a photograph for one of walks, covering the hills of Yr Eifl, on the Llŷn peninsula in North Wales.