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Maps

Below is a selection of Ordnance Survey maps that cover the Lake District area. The most important being the O.S. Explorer 1:25000;  The English Lakes North Eastern Area, The English Lakes North Western Area, The English Lakes South Eastern Area, The English Lakes South Western Area. The following are all OS Active Range which have a protective coating.

Other Traditional Maps Series

 

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Traditional and modern Lake District Guidebooks

Wainwright Guides – Alfred Wainwright (1907-1991) will always be known for his famous Pictorial Guides to the
Lakeland Fells.The Wainwright Society aims to keep alive the things which Alfred Wainwright promoted through his
guidebooks and publications www.wainwright.org.uk

Here is a selection of his lovingly crafted Lakeland fell guides

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Digital Mapping Resouces

 

  • You can get a specific location OS maps using Ordnance Survey’s:  Getamap Tools
  • You can download Googles free mapping / satellite view software Google Earth:  GEarth
  • Or try Google Maps if you don’t need off road / rural detail: GMaps
  • Open Street Map have another open source  alternative to Google Maps: OpenSM
  • The Lake District National Park Authority website has its own mapping feature: LDNPA
  • Geograph Britain are running a project to add Photos to every OS map grid square in the UK: Geograph
  • GPS Babel is open source gps file format converter and data transfer software:  GPSBabel

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