David has spent all his working life in publishing as a pub/restaurant inspector and writer and as a guidebook author and editor. From chief pub inspector and writer with Egon Ronay’s Guides and the Which? Guide to Country Pubs, David has edited the AA Pub Guide and Room at the Inn, and developed and edited the Alastair Sawday Pubs & Inns Guide for 12 years. In late 2015 he launched Inn Places, a niche accommodation website for Britain’s top inns and pubs with rooms, replete with booking engine, Food Trails, and detailed information on shopping, activities and places to visit. David also contributes to the Good Food Guide and has written pub-related articles for the Sunday Times, the Independent and Country Life Magazine. When not in the pub or at his desk writing about pubs, David tries to find time to enjoy walking and cycling, but hasn’t done so for the past year…!