Lancashire, United Kingdom (PressExposure) February 25, 2013 -- Issue 1 of new monthly magazine, Lancashire Walks and Wildlife, launches this week, featuring some of the best walks across the region and offering a detailed look at the county's diverse wildlife.
Aiming to encourage people to get the most from their region's countryside, Lancashire Walks and Wildlife magazine will showcase six stunning countryside walks each month and explore local wildlife, while also offering expert advice, reviews and competitions.
Lancashire Walks and Wildlife editor, Andrew Barton, said:
"We're delighted to be launching issue 1 of Lancashire Walks and Wildlife this week and can't wait to hear what people think of it.
"Issue 1 is packed with 116 pages full of fantastic Lancashire walks, top tips on spotting the region's owls and a close look at two of the region's nature reserves, WWT Martin Mere in Burscough and Preston's picturesque reserve, Brockholes.
"There will also be a look at local photographer Mike Jones' stunning portfolio, a handy guide to walking and the law and six great step by step walks, all tried and tested by the Lancashire Walks and Wildlife team.
"The six walks in issue 1 include easy strolls such as Yarrow Valley Country Park to scenic walks by the Lancaster Canal and a more challenging route up the spectacular Pendle Hill.
"Each route has been graded according to ability and comes complete with its own, easy to follow cut out map, plus our recommendations on what to see and do in the area."
Regular features include a guide to foraging in Lancashire and what's best to look for this month, reviews, photography competition and news and events from around the county.
"Lancashire has so much to offer, with some of the finest nature reserves in the country and picturesque landscapes ideal for walking. We want everyone to get out in the open air and make the most of our county!"
The first edition of Lancashire Walks and Wildlife is out on 1st March 2013. Subscribe now at [http://www.walksandwildlife.co.uk/subscribe] and get your copy delivered straight to your door.
For more information on Lancashire Walks and Wildlife, visit [http://www.walksandwildlife.co.uk] or call 0161 768 0011.
About Lancashire Walks and Wildlife Lancashire Walks and Wildlife is a new magazine offering information on how to get the most from your Lancashire countryside, with picturesque walks through the county's rich landscape and a detailed look at the region's diverse wildlife.
Lancashire Walks and Wildlife is a Naturally Media publication.
In issue 1:
Lancashire's owls: Top tips on spotting these charismatic birds
Reserve in focus: Brockholes. We take a close look at Preston's floating paradise
Portfolio: Local photographer Mike Jones picks 10 of his favourite shots
Changing seasons: Spring arrives at Martin Mere
Right to roam: A handy guide to walking and the law
Foraging: Looking for Lancashire's hidden treats
Morecambe Bay makeover: The seaside town gets a habitat extension
Plus much, much more including six great local walks:
Yarrow Valley Country Park
Garstang and the Lancaster Canal
Jenny Brown's Point and Warton Crag
Martin Mere to Mere Sands Wood