Daniel McCrohan updated this edition. He is the co-author of numerous guides for Lonely Planet, including India and China. He lived in Beijing for ten years and has hiked many sections of the Great Wall. He has updated several other British Walking Guides for Trailblazer including Hadrian's Wall Path, Pembrokeshire Coast Path, Cornwall Coast Path. The original guide was by Jim Manthorpe, who has also written several other British Walking Guides for Trailblazer including Scottish Highlands Hillwalking Guide and Great Glen Way.
'A little gem of a book', Walk magazine, The Ramblers, Summer 2018; 'Excellent.' Backpack, the journal of The Backpackers Club, Summer 2018; 'probably the most comprehensive (books) ever compiled about our long distance paths.' This England, Summer 2018; 'Terrific guide', Hampshire Chronicle, April 2018; '...the Trailblazer series stands head, shoulders, waist and ankles above the rest. They are particularly strong on mapping...' The Sunday Times;