Lancashire-based writer and photographer Terry Marsh specialises in the outdoors, the countryside, walking and travel worldwide. He has been writing books since the mid-1980s, and is the author of over 70 books, including the award-winning Cicerone guides to the Northern Coast to Coast Walk (first published in 1994) and the Shropshire Way (1999), as well as guidebooks to the Isle of Skye, the Isle of Mull, the West Pennine Moors, the Forest of Bowland, the Pennine Way, the Severn Way and the West Highland Way. More recently he has written and illustrated Great Mountain Days in Snowdonia.
Terry has a particular interest in Cumbria and the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, Lancashire, the Peak District, the Hebrides (especially Skye and Mull), and the Isle of Man. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Lake District Studies, is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS) and of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (FSA Scot), and a Member of the Society of Authors, the NUJ, and an Honorary Life Member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.