Ordnance Survey known colloquially as OS is the national mapping agency of Great Britain. It carries out official surveying of the country providing the most accurate and up-to-date geographic data.
The OS Maps app from Ordnance Survey provides all the mapping you’ll ever need! Using world-renowned Ordnance Survey mapping with unlimited use of every OS Explorer and OS Landranger map for the whole of Great Britain. That gives you instant access to over 600 maps to view, print, or download to your phone.
Use the app or the website to discover hundreds of thousands of ready-made walking or cycling routes at your fingertips. Simply open the OS Maps app and instantly start finding local routes nearby. You’ll never be far from a great route. You can also create and plot your own routes so you can explore the way you want to.
If you’re worried about not having a mobile signal whilst out on your adventure, worry not! With the OS Maps app you can download maps and routes to your phone so you can use them wherever you go, even if you have no phone signal in an area. You can print out your own routes and maps to take with you so you’re never stuck without a map. When printing, you can choose the scale, orientation and size that suits your need.
If you’re looking for inspiration on the go, use the OS Maps AR Viewer to pan across the landscape and discover the nearest forests, coastlines, hills, mountains and more. Explore anywhere in Britain in Aerial 3D or fly-through a route to get an understanding of the terrain, find the best view points and discover points of interest.
Best of all the app provides a seamless sync between desktop, tablet and mobile. You can easily plan routes on the web then follow along on the app when you’re on the go.