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About Great Britain Topo Maps


Easy to use Outdoor/Offline GPS navigation app with access to the best ORDNANCE SURVEY topographic maps and satellite images for UK (England, Wales & Scotland).

Turn your Andoid Phone/Tablet into an outdoor GPS for trips into the backcountry WITHOUT CELL COVERAGE. This app gives you similar mapping options as you might know from Garmin or Magellan GPS handhelds.

+++ Includes FREE OS 1:10.000 StreetView® maps ! +++

++ All topo maps are improved with HILLSHADING and contour lines generated from OS Terrain 50 - EXCLUSIVELY in this app ++

Included FREE map layers:

• OS Topo Maps: This layer combines OS VectorMap District™ and 1:10.000 OS StreetView® maps, enriched with hillshading, contour lines and additional placenames !
• OpenStreetMaps : These crowdsourced maps are a very useful addition to the OS maps
• OpenCycleMaps: These maps are ideal to plan bicycle trips
• Google Road Map (online access only)
• Google Satellite Images (online access only)
• Google Terrain Map (online access only)
• Bing Road Map (online access only)
• Bing Satellite Images (online access only)
• Earth At Night
• Hillshading overlay layer for OSM, Google or Bing maps

Available Premium Maps:

1:25.000 OS EXPLORER MAPS can be downloaded via In-App Purchase. Explorer maps costs vary from 5.5 £ to 28.5 £ per county (One time fee - Explorer maps can be installed on all devices that are logged to purchasers Google account). For example the whole county of Aberdeenshire as 1:25.000 Explorer maps costs only 15.45 £.
And: With the purchase of a 1:25.000 Explorer map cache pack ALL PRO Features WILL BE UNLOCKED !
All OS Explorer maps are in excellent quality with HILLSHADING (only in our app) !
Why should I obtain OS Explorer maps ? Answer: These are the best maps for hiking and other outdoor activities. Explorer maps contain many features (like small trails or points of interest) that are missing in other map sets.

Main features for outdoor-navigation:

• Create and edit Waypoints
• GoTo-Waypoint-Navigation
• Track Recording (with speed, elevation and accuracy profile)
• Tripmaster with fields for odometer, average speed, bearing, elevation, etc.
• GPX/KML/KMZ Export
• Search (placenames, POIs, streets)
• Customizable datafields in Map View and Tripmaster (e.g. Speed, Distance, Compass, ...)
• Share Waypoints, Tracks or Routes (via eMail, Whatsapp, Dropbox, Facebook, ..)
• Display coordinates in Lat/Lon, UTM or MGRS/USNG (Military Grid/ US National Grid)
• Record & share tracks with statistics & elevation profile
• Rotate map (Track Up & North Up)
• Get Elevation by long click on map
• Track Replay
• and many more ...

Available Pro features: (Pro features available via In App Purchase or come free when OS Explorer maps are purchased)

• Offline Use - no cell coverage needed
• Easy+Fast Bulk-download of map tiles for OFFLINE USAGE (not for Google and Bing maps)
• Create and edit Routes
• Route-Navigation (Point-to-Point Navigation)
• GPX/KML/KMZ Import
• unlimited Waypoints & Tracks
• Add Tile-Server
• No Ads

Offline Use:
All viewed map tiles are kept in cache. To cache large areas you need to purchase Pro features.

Use this navigation app for outdoor activities like hiking, biking, camping, climbing, riding, skiing, canoeing, hunting, offroad 4WD tours or search&rescue (SAR).

Add custom waypoints in longitude/latitude, UTM or MGRS/USNG format with WGS84 datum.

Import/Export/Share GPS-Waypoints/Tracks/Routes in GPX or Google Earth KML/KMZ format.

Preload FREE map data for areas without cell service (Pro feature !).

This app does NOT provide 1:50.000 OS Landranger maps: There is no need for the Landrangers as the included free OS Topo Map layer is better !

Comments and feature requests to [email protected]

Have a look at our other outdoor navigation apps:

+++ We DO NOT track any user activities or collect any user data ! +++

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What is the Great Britain Topo Maps app?

The Great Britain Topo Maps app is an easy to use GPS navigation app that provides access to the best ORDNANCE SURVEY topographic maps and satellite images for the UK.

Can I use the app without cell coverage?

Yes, you can use the app for outdoor navigation in areas without cell coverage.

What map layers are included for free?

The free map layers included are OS Topo Maps, OpenStreetMaps, OpenCycleMaps, Google Road Map, Google Satellite Images, Google Terrain Map, Bing Road Map, Bing Satellite Images, Earth At Night, and Hillshading overlay layer.

Are there any premium maps available?

Yes, 1:25.000 OS EXPLORER MAPS can be downloaded via In-App Purchase. These maps are of excellent quality and are recommended for hiking and other outdoor activities.

What are the main features of the app for outdoor navigation?

The main features include creating and editing waypoints, navigation to waypoints, track recording, tripmaster with various fields for tracking data, export options, search functionality, customizable datafields, sharing options, coordinate display options, track replay, and more.

Can I use the app offline?

Yes, the app can be used offline without cell coverage. Offline use is available as a Pro feature, which can be purchased through In-App Purchase.

How can I preload map data for areas without cell service?

Preloading map data for areas without cell service is a Pro feature. It allows you to download map tiles for offline usage.

Does the app provide 1:50.000 OS Landranger maps?

No, the app does not provide 1:50.000 OS Landranger maps. The included free OS Topo Map layer is considered better.
Very good once you get the hang of it.. Only gripe is, I can't find away to view the icon, symbols for map so you can work out which is a public footpath or a bridalpath or farm track..
dee tee
Brill OS map
pee Ivate
Some pathways missing
Ted Dunn
excellent app, thankyou
Tony Stares
Fantastic app. Really appreciate the available selection of mapping options, which include highly scalable Ordnance Survey mapping, along with satellite imagery from Bing, Google, and others. Cannot understa...
Sean P
Very good app for tracking walks, routes etc. Love it
Gareth Lewis