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Why Ordnance Survey is taking Britain’s fastest growing outdoor mapping app onto Australian terrain

Since 2015, Britain’s mapping agency Ordnance Survey (OS) has been busy reinvigorating the public’s love affair with the great outdoors through its digital map service and app OS Maps.


New OS road maps reflect 9.2% growth of road areas in Great Britain

Ordnance Survey (OS) has published eight road maps to keep pace with the growth of roads in Great Britain.


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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OS launches new Walk London urban map

Ordnance Survey has released Walk London, the first in a series of new urban maps for walkers.


Will you go out with me on National GetOutside Day?

Ordnance Survey (OS) is asking the nation out on a date on Sunday 29 September – and would love you to bring a friend or family member along with them too.


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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Greg Whyte to join Ordnance Survey’s GetOutside campaign

Sports scientist and TV personality Professor Greg Whyte is the latest outdoors enthusiast to join forces with Ordnance Survey (OS) as part of its GetOutside campaign.


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 gets people active for National GetOutside Day 2018

Ordnance Survey is urging one million people across the nation to get active outdoors on Sunday 30 September for the first ever National GetOutside Day.


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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The outdoor industry pledges to help Great Britain GetOutside

Ordnance Survey’s (OS) social initiative GetOutside, which aims to make the outdoors enjoyable, accessible and safe to all, has gained further momentum in recognition for the impact it is already having in Great Britain by partnering with the European It’s Great Out There (IGOT) Coalition.


OS and Mountain Rescue England & Wales

Ordnance Survey (OS) and Mountain Rescue England and Wales (MREW) have today announced how they want to make the outside more enjoyable, accessible and safe for all, by encouraging the public to be more mindful and better prepared when heading outdoors.

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Are traditional outdoor activities becoming a thing of the past?

New survey reveals that children are becoming less active outdoors and urges parents to help kids get outside with Wild Night Out.


New Ordnance Survey Champion, Ben Fogle, urges nation to GetOutside

Adventurer, author and broadcaster Ben Fogle, is Ordnance Survey’s newest Champion, and in accepting the role Ben is supporting OS in tackling the challenge of helping Britain become a more outdoorsy and adventurous nation.