After five years working on the commercial side of the travel industry, and 13 years on the staff of The Caravan Club Magazine (latterly as Production Editor), Val is now freelancing. She is a member of the Outdoor Writers’ and Photographers’ Guild, and Skål International.
Val contributes regular articles about caravanning and the outdoors to The Caravan Club Magazine, as well as reviewing motorcaravans, outdoor products and travel books for them, under the name Brenda Hollinghurst. She works on travel projects and guide books with partner Robin Mead under the umbrella of Hollinghurst Enterprises. She also works part-time as a cruise lecturer and guide for several major cruise lines, and can provide her own photography.
Her main areas of interest are Southern England, Scotland, Cruising, National Trust properties, caravanning, folklore and regional food.
Val is the co-author (with Robin Mead) of Jeff's Journey, the biography of millionaire businessman Jeff Lawes, published in 2008.
She is happy to take on new clients so why not contact her?
Robin Mead's website