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National GetOutside Day 2018 21/09/2018
Maps, Walking

National GetOutside Day

On Sunday 30 September 2018, Ordanance Survey want us all to “GetOutside”.  So much so, that they’ve created a special day for it, the National GetOutside Day. There are three ways to take part: 1. Join a National Walk Meet the OS GetOutside Champions Ben Fogle, Sean Conway, Kenton Cool and Mel Nicholls who will be taking part in some of the guided walks. 2. Join a Regional Walk And it’s not just walks!  There are events being organised all around the UK Mainland which include: Walking Swimming Cycling Nordic... Read More

Cycling, Ideas and Activities, Maps, Walking

Don’t live life on the edge!

One of the blogs I personally enjoy following is that of Rev’d Claire Maxim, the blog has nothing to do with my working life, but does appeal to my spiritual life.  However, for me the two coincided in a recent post, when Rev’d Claire mentioned a map that had been given to her by one or her new parishioners of her local area.  If you should want a similar map, we can oblige, creating OS 1:25,000 or 1:50,000 of your chosen location in England, Scotland or Wales, where for once... Read More

Maps

Last minute Christmas Gift?

It is clear from recent orders that some people are still searching for that last minute Christmas gifts online! We can produce these print on demand bespoke maps of the UK using historical or current mapping from the Ordnance Survey.  We print these maps in our office and can dispatch them on the same or next working day by courier.  So if you are stuck for a gift idea, how about a modern or historical map of your chosen location? Simply either place your order online or ring me on... Read More

Maps

Walking, Beer and Trains!

At the weekend, Mapsareus was able to combine three of his greatest pleasures in one afternoon. Walking, real ale and steam trains!  I am not sure which came first, but I suspect the lure of real ale was the main purpose of the afternoon! The ale was supplied by Box Steam Brewery, a local micro-brewery which produces beers with fabulous names like “Tunnel Vision” “Piston Broke”, “Ghost Train” and “Whistle Blower” (I like the names even though I am not a beer drinker!).  The brewery is linked with two pubs... Read More