GPS

What do you want to use your GPS for?

 

Our top picks for walkers

Satmap Active 12
Latest technology

Satmap Active 12 GPS

Our verdict: Top GPS, accurate to within 1m and with excellent height data, that builds on the best features of the Active 10 and adds a stunning 3.5" high-res clarity.

Garmin GPSMAP 64s
Best all-rounder

Garmin GPSMAP 64s

Our verdict: Great choice for any activity, with a 3-axis magnetic compass, altimeter and 250,000 pre-loaded geocaches. OS mapping is not included with this device, but can be added here.

Garmin eTrex 10
Top budget buy

Garmin eTrex 10

Our verdict: Popular, durable and affordable option for first-time users. It's easy-to-use, has basic features, a monochrome display and an impressive battery life.

 

Our top picks for runners and cyclists

Garmin Fenix 2 watch
Track your performance

Garmin GPSMAP 62sOur verdict: All the features you need to improve your performance. For adding an extra edge to multi-sport training it's worth the investment - particularly for the 5 week battery life and high-sensitivity for tracking fitness.

Garmin Edge Touring
Versatile cycle computer

Garmin Edge TouringOur verdict: Great value touchscreen Sat Nav for on and off-road cycling planning and exploring. Has the features most cyclists need, gives turn-by-turn directions and enables round-trip route planning.

Why use a GPS?

OS mapping in your pocket

Many of our GPS bundles contain pre-loaded OS mapping covering GB - ideal for planning adventures and discovering the secrets of the great outdoors.

A range of great features

Designed for the outdoors, GPS are tough, waterproof and have battery life that's substantially longer than most phones using an app. They include features for planning and recording routes and navigation.

Extra level of accuracy

GPS devices are a great navigation aid to back up your map and compass and are particularly useful in bad weather and reduced visibility. In the event of an emergency, you can give your location accurately.

Improve your fitness

Analyse your walks, runs and rides, see the calories you’ve burned, log how far you’ve travelled and boost your fitness and training. Some GPS connect to additional sensors for heart rate and bike cadence support.

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