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July 22, 2015
On the Right Path with OS Maps

July 22, 2015 Using Ordnance Survey’s unrivalled outdoors mapping it allows users to plot routes along public rights of way and footpaths. It is hoped the simple-to-use navigating tool will encourage even more people to explore the parks. The intelligent software also lets users select their exercise type, walking, running or cycling, and will provide relevant routes depending on the activity entered. This is the first time an entire nation’s national parks have been made accessible in this way.

Nick Giles, Managing Director for Ordnance Survey Leisure, said: “This sophisticated routing tool will benefit anyone visiting our wonderful national parks. What has been created in OS Maps is the first move towards a full off-road sat nav, and this first step will help visitors to national parks get from A to B successfully and safely on recognised footpaths. We are also looking at introducing wheelchair friendly routes, horse trails and difficulty ratings.”

The routing tool comes as part of a £17.95 subscription bundle that also includes digital versions of all 607 OS Landranger and OS Explorer maps, which if you were to buy the paper versions would cost £4887.96.

Nick continues: “To be able to access all our maps online and use them to plan, save and print routes for less than £18 represents a significant saving. However, tablets and mobile phones run out of power or can be damaged, so to ensure safety we always advise people to carry the paper version of the place they are exploring or use OS Maps to print out the area they need.”

http://os.uk/osmaps

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