The November issue of BBC Countryfile Magazine is on sale now! Here's a sneak peek of what you'll find inside:

Discover the Lake District
Experience the Lake District in seven easy walks, by novelist Elizabeth Cooke

Ghost villages
Dare to visit six abandoned settlements – and find out what happened to their inhabitants
Into the wild wood
Jim Crumley on why exploring ancient forests is good for you – body and soul

Forest of Dean
Explore this vast, wildlife-rich Gloucestershire woodland, which was once a crucible of industry

Animal odyssey
Discover why so many birds, mammals and insects are on the move this month
Top of the hops
Rural traditions survive with Kent’s hop harvest
Go beachcombing
Scour the autumn shoreline for natural treasures
PLUS the latest from your favourite Countryfile presenters, news, reviews, days out and more