12 editions, A5 colour

Circulation up to 143,100


86,200 delivered by Discover


57,000 delivered by Royal mail

The Solent's No. 1 Portfolio of Local Magazines

Why choose Discover Magazines?

Almost every organisation needs to promote itself and local magazine advertising is one of the most effective for growing your business. Discover Magazines is well respected in the Solent region as being professionally published and reliably distributed plus many unique features. If you're looking to increase sales leads, web traffic and awareness of your brand, you've come the right place.

  • distributed free to 143,100 homes across (12 areas)
  • the only publisher to delivery to rural areas with Royal Mail
  • a range of advertising options to suit your particular business

400+ Satisfied Advertisers

Discover is the most respected and successful publisher in the Solent area, with over 400 regular advertisers, (Discover's Winning Formula) so your business will be in good hands. We offer a wide choice of advertising options so there is something suitable for every budget.

"Thank You!"
New advertisers often express their gratitude for our honest, objective and professional advice that often saves them money but results in a campaign specifically designed on their particular type of business, for example in home & garden, lifestyle, retail, eating & drinking, entertainment or not-for-profit sectors.

And, finally, not a commission-led, target focussed sales person in sight!

Your Advertising Options

Standard Display Advertising

Choose from 9 advert sizes;whatever suits your business and budget. Click here for an Instant Online Quote

  • reach up to 144,000 homes
  • 12 editions (areas)
  • 4 booking periods

Low Cost Listings

NEW!!! The perfect option for small businesses to suit small budgets; small ads and 3 line options

12 Edition Carousels

With 12 months in the year, we can rotate your advertisement across 12 editions very nicely, thank you!

  • from only £99 a month
  • minimum booking 12 months
  • ideal for retailers

Promoting Dated Events

Our specially priced packages are popular for one off event advertising; big or small

  • performance venues
  • festivals & fairs
  • annual festivals


An alternative or complement to display advertising

  • design, print & deliver or deliver only
  • up to 86,300 in 9 areas
  • only 4 slots per drop


Just words and images instead of a display advertisement

  • ideal for announcements
  • restaurant reviews
  • what’s on entries for commercial events

At Your Service

Discover-Map-Testimonials-mag-coversHi, I'm Melanie on the left and co-director of Discover. I've got 30 years experience in advertising and marketing communications; working internationally, locally and with advertising agencies. I apply this knowledge to our magazines, making them response focussed for our advertisers and I personally advise every new advertiser that comes on board about advert design, placement and how to get the best from their investment in Discover.

Together with Tania Houston, co-director of Discover who has 30 years experience in building efficient marketing systems using the latest technology we uniquely offer our customers more than just print advertising with "Bonus Marketing Services"; a full range of lead generation ideas and solutions to take the hassle out of advertising and marketing your business.

We give every advertiser, big or small our personal attention; helping with design, marketing plans and suggesting an appropriate booking in terms of effectiveness, budget and expectations. Please don’t hesitate in asking for advice; after all, successfully advertising local businesses is what we do best and it costs nothing to share our experience.