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Top 50 Travel Writers in the UK

A list of the UK's top travel writers. Compiled by me, the Press Gazette and readers of this blog.

If you're read my previous post about this, you'll know that I can't publish the complete list - despite the fact that I have it - due to copyright issues.

So why not help create the list? If you're on it, feel free to add details in the comments section and I'll then update the list. I've included a range of names of people included on the list, but not specified which number they come in at. The Top 10 are published on the Press Gazette site so they are reproduced in full here.

And feel free too to suggest names that you think should be on the list - whether you know them to be or not.

Ultimately I think it would be cool to have a list of far more than 50 names on it, with links to each writer's website and some decent descriptive text about their specialities and experience. I'll then re-organise it by specialism or alphabetically.

THE UK'S TOP 50 TRAVEL WRITERS (well that's the aspiration)

1. Simon Calder, senior travel editor – The Independent

2. AA Gill – The Sunday Times

3. Nigel Tisdall –Travel Editor, Marie Claire; Freelance

4. William Gray - freelance

5. Chris Haslam – freelance, Sunday Times

6. Andrew Eames – Author and Travel Writer

7. Ian Belcher - Freelance

8. Nick Redman – Sunday Times Travel Magazine, deputy editor

9. Graham Boynton – Group travel editor Telegraph Media Group

10. Nigel Richardson – Freelance

Minty Clinch - Freelance

Brian Jackman- Freelance (previously Sunday Times)

Mark Eveleigh- Freelance (Wanderlust)

Norman Miller - Freelance

Sally Shalam- Freelance (Columnist for the Guardian)

Beverley Fearis – Freelance (The Guardian and Travelmole)

Mark Hodson – Freelance (Sunday Times) and editor of 101 Holidays and 101 Short Breaks

Kathy Arnold - Freelance

Gary Buchanan - Freelance

Mal Rogers – Now editor of The Irish Post

Chris Moss – Freelance, Time Out London Travel Editor

Jeremy Head – Freelance Travel Writer

Kevin Rushby – Freelance (Columnist for the Guardian)

Barnaby Rogerson - Author and Travel Writer

Charles Starmer-Smith – Daily Telegraph

Kate Simon – Travel Editor, Independent on Sunday

Sophie Campbell – Travel Columnist, Daily Telegraph

Need help finding a travel writer with specific destination knowledge or experience? I have a huge contacts file. Find me on twitter: @jeremyhead


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