Britain’s official mapping agency is to offer digital downloads with its paper maps. Although sales of Ordnance Survey paper maps rose for the fi...
An ancient marker close to one of the Peak District’s most popular climbing venues is to be replaced after suffering the ravages of time.
The coalition Government said it has no plans to privatise Britain’s national mapping agency. Ordnance Survey will shortly become a government-ow...
Sales of conventional paper maps produced by Britain’s official mapping agency increased last year, bucking the trend in the past decade which saw people opting for digital versions.
Britain’s oldest national conservation body is planning a big picnic to celebrate its 150th anniversary.
Organisers of a gruelling overnight winter mountain marathon have revealed it will be held in the Howgills early next year.
A national park has become the first in Britain to offer users a virtual off-road tour of its routes using Google Street View.
Britain’s national mapping agency is considering abandoning a system of co-ordinates on its maps first devised more than 180 years ago.
A two-week survey carried out by mountaineers on the UK’s highest mountain may lead geologists to revise their theories on its origins.
A Lake District festival will offer walkers the chance to take a midnight hike up England’s third highest mountain.
Two new books from the Cumbrian publisher detail walking routes on the Lakeland fells and a long distance trail crossing the national park.
A headtorch is an essential piece of kit for anyone heading for the hills. We put nine different models to the test...
A minister has announced plans to turn Britain’s national mapping agency into a government-owned company.
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Mountaineers have called on Scotland’s new First Minister to show some leadership and reject two windfarm proposals in Sutherland.
A survey reveals Snowdon's height will remain the same, but at the same time thousands of walkers will climb an extra metre.
A pair of walkers were rescued after getting lost in the dark on the northern stretches of the Pennine Way.
A long-distance trail based on a pre-war work by Alfred Wainwright has now appeared on the latest Ordnance Survey maps.