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Lockdown leads the nation to explore their local area

There has been an increase in demand for OS Custom Made maps as people of Great Britain explore locally during lockdown.

Leisure

The go-to guide on how to GetOutside safely as lockdown lifts – what to do, and where to do it across the UK

As government restrictions ease around COVID-19, it can be confusing to know what you can and can't do outdoors and where you can now go safely in the UK.

Leisure

OS enhances Greenspace map layer with greater detail to help the nation GetOutside

The popular greenspace layer in OS Maps has been updated to include over 60,000 features to help people GetOutside.

Leisure

The nation's top destinations to visit when lockdown ends revealed

People of Great Britain have been busy planning outdoor adventures for when lockdown is lifted and has been discovering local greenspaces and trails for their hourly exercise.

Leisure

Stay inside with the outdoor experts

The outdoor industry and a group of experts and celebrities have joined forces to deliver an online package that supports physical and mental wellbeing during this period of lockdown.

Leisure

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.

Health

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.

Natural environment

Join Ordnance Survey this Christmas for cryptic tour of Great Britain

October 17 sees The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Tour of Britain, the follow up to last year’s best-selling The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book, hit the bookshelves.

Leisure

OS launches new Walk London urban map

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

Health

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.

Health

National Cycle Network paths launched on OS Maps

Charity Sustrans and mapping experts Ordnance Survey join forces to offer comprehensive and user-friendly data on the National Cycle Network.

Innovation

OS Moon map sales rocket

Are people already preparing for a holiday on the Moon? Ask Ordnance Survey (OS), who say that through the OS Map Shop the Moon map is currently outselling all other maps, including traditional bestseller OS 17 Explorer Snowdon map.

Innovation

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.

Natural environment

Discover more with National Map Reading Week 2019

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

Natural environment

Ordnance Survey celebrates 1969 Moon landing with Moon map

607 paper maps, the most detailed digital data picture of Great Britain, one red planet, and now OS maps the Moon.

Innovation

Ordnance Survey and partners to pilot underground map of the North East

A digital map of underground pipes and cables is to be created, to help save lives and reduce the disruption caused when they are struck by mistake.

Infrastructure

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.

Natural environment

OS creates National Park visualisations

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

Natural environment

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.

Health