Books for Walkers in Southern England
Hello, 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 forty 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
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
I broadcast most of these walks on the BBC. I am a member of
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
taking the photographs and performing wonders with map and compass!
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.
for more pictures
Below is a brief list of my book titles. Click for full details
of each book