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Trade body Britain on Foot campaign to merge with Ordnance Survey platform

A campaign by an outdoor industry trade body to persuade the British public to take up activities in the countryside will be merged into an online platform run by the official map agency.

10 November 2016

Ordnance Survey to offer digital downloads with its paper maps

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...

22 May 2015

Gordon Brown pledges April date for free OS mapping

Ordnance Survey mapping will be free from 1 April. It’s not an April Fool’s joke, but the first indication from the Prime Minister that the Gov...

22 March 2010

grough launches cheapest digital Ordnance Survey mapping service

You may have had your fill of the January sales, but here’s a bargain we don’t think you can refuse.

01 January 2010

Find your way with our great new mapping and route system

Imagine having top-quality maps of the whole of Britain at your fingertips, so you can plan your outings from the Isles of Scilly to Shetland; from East Anglia to the Isle of Man.

21 October 2009

Here's a great half-price offer on grough route to mark our 10th birthday!

Grough is 10 years old! Our domain name was first registered in April 2006 and shortly after this we started posting stories and features on our on...

11 April 2016

Ordnance Survey increases sales of paper maps after decade of decline

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.

12 February 2015

Final day for Ordnance Survey free mapping consultation

Tomorrow is the final date for submissions to the Government’s consultation on freeing Ordnance Survey data.

16 March 2010

OS mapping to be freed – but not for the outdoors

Prime Minister Gordon Brown today announced an opening up of public access to Ordnance Survey maps. Speaking at a Downing Street seminar, Mr Brown ou...

17 November 2009

Just a minute, Mr Naismith, can that be right?

Life, inevitably, has its ups and downs. And we hillwalkers love them. It’s why we set out, week after week, to slog up another fell or mountain,...

13 July 2009


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