Freelance profile

Hugh Taylor

Full time freelance broadcaster, writer and photographer contributing to a wide variety of publications in addition to assignments for BBC radio as reporter and producer and also the author of many travel guide books. Working mainly in travel and tourism at present but able to tackle anything, anywhere, anytime. A Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, The Society of Antiquaries, Scotland and a member of the Outdoor Writers Guild.

Contact details:

Street: The Old bakery, Chapel Street
Town: Moniaive, Thornhill
Region/nation: Scotland
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: 44 (0)1848 200474
Mobile: 44 (0)410 022269


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Book writerRates: Print media - writing books
BroadcasterRates: Broadcasting
Feature writerRates: Print media
Online journalismRates: Online/writing
PhotographerRates: Photography
TrainerRates: Teaching/training
from the Freelance Fees Guide.


  • Architecture
  • Business and commerce
  • Education
  • Environment and conservation
  • Food and drink
  • Gardening and horticulture
  • Leisure and hobbies
  • Music
  • Transport
  • Travel/tourism

Major clients:

  • AA Publishing
  • Columbus Press
  • Insight Guides
  • Thomas Cook Publishing
  • BBC

Profile last updated: 2001-03-24 09:22:09

Extra information:

Has contributed to magazines and newspapers including the Herald, Scotsman, Signature, Choice, Scots Magazine, See You, On Your Bike, Dance Express, Folk Roots, Woman’s Realm, Sunday Herald, Classic Travel, European Businessman and Scottish Memories. On Line publications include and the World Travel Guide ( cit guides to Denver, St Petersburg and Oslo) Recent Publications Walking in Dumfries and Galloway ( Dumfries and Galloway Tourist Board 1997); Hotspots Guide to Cancun ( Thomas Cook 1999); AA Book of Britain’s Walks ( Contributor, AA 1999); Hotspots Guides to Mediterranean Turkey; Aegean Turkey; Turkish Riviera ( all Thomas Cook in production) ; Essential Scotland ( AA 2000); AA Adventure Travellers: India and Himalayas ( Contributor AA 2000);Spiral Guide to Scotland ( AA 2001); Exploring Britain ( Scotland and North England sections AA 2000); Walks Through Britain’s History ( Contributor AA 2001)