Top 5 mappy Christmas gifts

It’s December, so we feel safe mentioning the ‘C’ word and sharing our 5 favourite Christmas gifts for the map lover in your life. Grab some inspiration here:

1. The Great British Colouring Map: A Colouring Journey Around Britain

CBRelax this Christmas and take an immersive colouring trip across the country, from coasts and forests to our iconic cities and landmarks. The latest addition to the colouring-in craze puts the intricate detail our maps on the page, ready for you either restore them to their original colour scheme – or add your own abstract creative touch! Practice some mindfulness and colour in or simply pore over the maps: https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/shop/great-british-colouring-book.html

2. OS Custom Made

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then one of our Custom Made maps tells a story. You can put your memories – where you were born, where you met, where you live –at the centre of one of our maps. You can choose a folded map at OS Explorer or OS Landranger map scale, add your own photo and title and centre it wherever you like. Or pick a unique flat map that can be framed and hung on the wall – still with your own title and centred where you choose. For the first time this year, we’re also offering a canvas version for you to hang on your wall. Custom Made map prices start at £16.99, take a look: https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/shop/custom-made-maps.html

3. OS clothing collection

cwl080_bright_turquoise_2Get the gear for year-round outdoor adventures with the OS Clothing Collection, designed by Craghoppers. Active, stylish and lightweight, the versatile range uses world-leading breathable waterproof fabrics to ensure you’re ready for any conditions. From £30: https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/shop/clothing.html

4. Great Britain in a Box  

gbIf you want to give the gift of adventure…it’s OS Maps! From National Parks and World Heritage Sites to mountains, rolling hills and the green spaces on your doorstep, Great Britain has it all. An OS Maps subscription puts 607 online Explorer and Landranger maps at your fingertips. Plan and print maps and routes, use our guide to brush up on your navigation skills, get inspired to try a new activity anywhere in the country and #GetOutside for £24.99: https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/shop/great-britain-in-a-box.html

5. Marvellous maps

stgST&G’s Marvellous Maps are perfect for a map lover. Surprise them with one of the novelty Marvellous Maps (as seen on Buzzfeed and the indy100) from just £12 – featuring Britain’s silliest, cheekiest places names: https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/shop/brands/marvellous-maps.html

Not quite sure these 5 ideas would hit the mark for your map lover? There are dozens more ideas on our website: https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/shop/christmas.html


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