I’m Anne –Marie Edwards. Welcome to my walking
I live near the south coast, in Hampshire’s
beautiful New Forest and for the last twenty years
I have walked and written guide books about some of England’s
Walk with me in the footsteps of William Shakespeare,
Jane Austen and Thomas Hardy.
Visit the great country houses mentioned in the books. See
the places that inspired their great works.
Use these walks books to help you explore the coasts and
villages of Hampshire,
Dorset, the New Forest and Somerset.
Have a meal in the local pub and then take a circular walk
using my books as a guide.
the well-trodden ways and follow footpaths winding through
the countryside to
magnificent viewpoints. Walking the tranquil paths through
woods full of birdsong and
stroll along leafy lanes to rural villages that seem untouched
Everywhere there is a fascinating story to tell. My husband
Mike accompanies me
taking the photographs and performing wonders with map and
Originally I broadcast most of these walks on the BBC. I
am a member of
Association and the Backpackers
Club. I am also a member
British Shakespeare Association and the Jane
Austen Society. I have
acted as a guide for many organisations and I am still available
accompany selected tours - especially literary ones.
of just a few of the places we visited on our walks
and mention in my books.
See gallery for more pictures
Below is a brief list of my book titles. Click for full
details of each book