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Map symbol sheets

If you are interested in map symbols, please find several files below showing our popular OS Explorer™ maps and Landranger® maps below.

The sheets are A4 size and available free for you to download.

Our Custom maps page gives you a map with your location in the centre, you can also add your own picture for the cover to create a unique personalised map.

If you are interested in creating your own cycling, walking or running route, visit our getamap site. You can create, print and share your own routes for outdoor activities.

To buy other Ordnance Survey maps and related products, please visit our shop to see what's on offer.

How well do you know your map symbols?

Put your knowledge to the test and try the symbol quiz on our blog.

Useful resources

Ordnance Survey products contain a range of map symbols which help you to identify and navigate through the landscape of Great Britain, find out more and download the map symbols to get more from Ordnance Survey maps.

Ordnance Survey maps use a range of symbols and abbreviations to communicate features on the landscape of Great Britain, find out more about map abbreviations here.

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