New free grough map will use crowdsourced updates to help outdoor fans find their way

Today, we’re announcing a new mapping project we hope will revolutionise the way people enjoy their trips into the British countryside.

14 April 2016

App and map tie-up for Lakes tourism walking routes

The Lake District’s tourism body has teamed up with a leading smartphone mapping company to provide downloadable walking and cycling routes.

15 February 2011

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

OS map data: what happened to the consultation?

A public consultation on the future of Ordnance Survey mapping failed to materialise this week. Despite assurances from a Government minister that ...

19 December 2009

Latest Ordnance Survey maps added to grough's route system

grough’s unique online route-planning system has now been updated with the latest Ordnance Survey mapping.

11 November 2009

New mapping system will help colour-blind

Britain’s national mapping agency has introduced a new product to help people who are colour-blind read maps more easily.

08 October 2009

Scotland's wild lands mapped in pioneering project

Scotland’s wild land has been mapped in a pioneering project aimed at protecting some of the nation’s most spectacular landscapes.

02 February 2012

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

Free Ordnance Survey mapping may follow Government u-turn

Outdoor enthusiasts were handed an early Christmas present today with the announcement that the Government could make leisure mapping free to users.

23 December 2009

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

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


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