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The Countryside Companion

Field / Identification Guide

By: Dennis R Kelsall(Author), Mike Read(Illustrator)

96 pages, colour photos

Pathfinder Guides

Paperback | Mar 2013 | Edition: 2 | #206880 | ISBN-13: 9781780591100
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NHBS Price: £11.99 $16/€14 approx

About this book

Do you enjoy a country walk or want to enrich your walking holidays by knowing more about the English countryside? Or perhaps you're a city dweller who wants to go on a ramblers holiday? The Countryside Companion is the all-in-one guide that is perfect for both avid country walkers and city dwellers alike. Packed with detailed descriptions and full-colour photography throughout, The Countryside Companion will help you rediscover the glories of the countryside as well as helping you spot and identify the wonderful wildlife around you in England, Scotland and Wales.

From trees and plants to bugs and beasties, this handy pocket-sized guide covers the countryside features that everyone should know about:
* Identify species of butterflies, bugs, plants and trees and know when and where to find them
* Discover natural and man-made features
* Understand the landscape and how it was formed

From the publishers of Pathfinder, the UK's best loved walking guides, this expert guide will ignite your enthusiasm for the British countryside in next to no time. It's also the perfect accompaniment to Pathfinder and Crimson Short Walks titles, giving background and context to the features, flora and fauna you may encounter along the way. The Countryside Companion is perfect for countryside holidays and country walking.

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Dennis Kelsall is an expert outdoor writer and regular Pathfinder author with a deep knowledge of the British countryside. Mike Read is a professional wildlife and landscape photographer.

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