What are the main features of an OS Explorer map?
The OS Explorer map is extremely detailed showing all bridleways, cycle trails and paths. It includes all public rights of way in England and Wales. You will be able to identify:
- the gradient of hills using contour lines
- where access land and administrative boundaries lie
- national trails
The maps show every detail of the landscape such as:
- car parks
What kind of outdoor activity is the OS Explorer map suitable for?
This map is perfect for every outdoor activity you take part in. The map will get you safely from A-B following a pre-planned route or will help you to undertake impromptu days out. If you’re looking for a great new place to explore then an OS Explorer map will show you exactly what to expect when you get there.
The OS Explorer map is your ideal partner for:
- dog walking
I don’t understand map symbols can I still use an OS Explorer?
Yes, all the map symbols shown on the map are explained in an easy to use customer map key.
Does the map show every landmark and feature?
The level of detail on an OS Explorer map means that you will know exactly what you will encounter on your hikes and rides. The map is perfect for planning a long walk as you will find every:
- nature reserve