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Do you have a passion for the outdoors? Could you be a future OS GetOutside champion?

If you think you can help to inspire the country to spend more time active outside - this is your chance.

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Bestselling smash-hit puzzle book of 2018 returns in a cryptic and celebratory tour of Great Britain

This October, Trapeze will publish the follow-up to 2018’s biggest-selling gift book, The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book.

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Discover more with National Map Reading Week 2019

From novices to experienced adventurers, National Map Reading Week has something for everyone.

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Get a better understanding of watercourses with OS MasterMap Water Network

Ordnance Survey, the Environment Agency and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency have collaborated to bring together a nationally consistent view of Great Britain’s watercourses called OS MasterMap Water Network.

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I’m a Celebrity… Get me outside

Jungle celeb and TV presenter, Nick Knowles, and trainer to the stars, Professor Greg Whyte help Ordnance Survey launch film to inspire a nation to get active.

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OS creates National Park visualisations

With rising health issues, OS MD says we need National Parks more than ever.

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The walking, running and cycling habits of a nation revealed

Britain’s most trodden paths in 2018? Find out the most popular routes.

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OS Trail Bike Cycling Computer

OS Trail Bike Cycling Computer with OS 1:50k full GB mapping.


GetOutside with 100 Outstanding British Walks

Are you an armchair traveller who would like to spend more time outside, or are you an experienced walker looking for new views of our beautiful and diverse landscape? Ordnance Survey has just released 100 Outstanding British Walks, an inspirational collection of tried and tested routes that take in the best sights England, Scotland and Wales have to offer.

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Ordnance Survey’s 100 biggest parks in Britain

With the summer holidays upon us and a heatwave showing no signs of letting up, Ordnance Survey (OS) has revealed the 100 biggest public parks in Britain.

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First ever Be Plastic Clever 10k run ‘100% biodegradable’

It is a problem causing headaches for organisers of public sports events across Great Britain.

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Join GetOutside Champions to inspire the nation

Adventurers, authors and broadcasters, Ben Fogle and Sean Conway, are encouraging people who are passionate and enthusiastic about the outdoors to join them as Ordnance Survey (OS) GetOutside Champions and help tackle the rising levels of inactivity in the UK.

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A year of Britain’s most trodden paths

Ordnance Survey’s (OS) analysis of almost 400,000 public routes created over the past twelve months in the digital map and planning tool OS Maps has revealed that the Peak District is currently the most popular destination to create routes for.

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Ordnance Survey releases open dataset and free map of Britain’s Greenspaces

A Government initiative to make it easier for people to locate and access greenspaces has launched today with the release of a new database and interactive digital map identifying accessible recreational and leisure greenspace in Great Britain.

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