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Peter Aylmer

Peter Aylmer Biography

Peter Aylmer has climbed many hills and walked many long-distance paths all over Britain, and is equally at home in a tent or bothy in the Scottish Highlands as he is in a nature reserve hidden in some unconsidered London suburb.

Peter still relishes the surprise on people’s faces when he tells them that some of his favourite walking is within London and the Home Counties. The secret is knowing where to look. This started early for Peter, visiting his uncle's farm in Essex; later, taking the tube out to Epping Forest after work so that he could walk back home through it. Now, as a walk leader for the Long Distance Walkers Association, he is still developing new routes through both town and country in southern England. 

Peter spent his career in the education service, his roles including teacher, politician, researcher, and finally writer and editor at national level. He is chair of trustees for the UK wing of an international aid charity. Apart from walking, Peter’s recreations include cryptic crosswords as well as coping with the continual tribulations of West Ham United.

 

Titles by Peter Aylmer

Walking in London

Walking in London

A guidebook to 25 walks in London's green spaces and nature reserves, covering both the city centre and Greater London area. Taking in woods and forests, parks and heaths, canals and rivers, the guide includes a wealth of information about some of the species you might encounter as well as the history and conservation of these areas.

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Walking in Essex

Walking in Essex

Walking in Essex describes 25 day walks across the whole of the historic county of Essex. The Essex Way is also covered in 11 stages from Manor Park, to the port of Harwich. Essex may not be the first place you think of for walking, it's varied landscape includes ancient forests and miles of coastline all within easy reach of London.

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