Ordnance Survey ‐ Explorer OL5

These maps show public rights of way such as footpaths, bridleways and trails, boundaries, landscape features and places of interest.

Scale 1:25 000

The scale of a map is the ratio of the distance on the map to the corresponding distance on the ground. For example on 1:25 000 Scale (Explorer range) every 1 cm on the map is equal to 250 m on the ground.

Map of The Lake District: North-eastern area

Penrith, Patterdale & Caldbeck

The Lake District: North-eastern area


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Map sheet number OL5 in the OS Explorer map series, The English Lakes: North-eastern area, is perfect for hikers and mountain bikers wishing to explore the delights of the north-east region of the Lake District. The area is ideal for hillwalking, visits to specialist, family run shops and water sports such as sailing and windsurfing.

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The OS Explorer map for The Lake District: North-eastern area is available in both the standard paper version and weatherproof 'Active' version.

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Whether you’re embarking on an energetic excursion in the great outdoors, or simply planning a relaxing day out in the countryside, the OS Explorer map of the North East Lake District will tell you everything you need to know to easily navigate your route.

This backpack-friendly fold-up companion to every outdoor pursuits enthusiast – from the occasional ambler, to the weathered mountain climber – is the essential guide to this beautiful corner of Lakeland. Leading you to every imaginable site of interest, you can be safe in the knowledge that you’re on the right track as you soak up the spectacular scenery.

Step back in time, discovering atmospheric Neolithic sites at Castlerigg Stone Circle and Mayburgh Henge. Gently amble around the banks of beautiful Ullswater, the setting for Wordsworth’s ‘Daffodils’ poem. Or if you’re up for a steeper challenge, why not take on Helvellyn Fell?

You’ll find every landmark, house, river, viewpoint, hill, pub and right of way clearly marked. So whatever your outdoor interests, from cycling and sailing, to horse riding and kayaking, the OS Explorer map of the North East Lake District will help you get the most out of your days out and outward bound holidays.

Highlights: Ullswater, Deepdale, Helvellyn, High Street, Grisedale, Penrith, Ullswater, Blencathra, Fairfiled, Great Dodd, Harter Fell, St. Sunday Crag, Haweswater, and the Cumbria Way.

Add it to your basket now and start planning your next excursion in the North East Lake District.

Standard version: 9780319242445
Weatherproof Active version: 9780319469231
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