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At Ordnance Survey, we want to help you discover the best of the outdoors and make it more enjoyable, accessible and safe. So, get inspired, explore new places and go on an adventure! #GetOutside

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10 best pub walks in Great Britain

01/12/2023 10 min read

​There’s nothing better than incorporating a stop at a nearby pub when out on a walk with friends and family. Reward yourself with a refreshing drink or warm up in front of the fire. Here are 10 of the best pub walks across Great Britain.

Portmeirion panorama by Bill Harrison
Improbable Places Quiz

23/11/2023 5 minutes read

Take this quiz, based on the Atlas of Improbable Places book, to discover how much you know about some of the world’s more unusual corners.

Gear guides
Suunto Race and Suunto Wing Review

14/11/2023 10 mins read

Find out everything you need to know about the Suunto Race GPS watch and Suunto Wing headphones in this comprehensive review by Helen from the OS Team. From training to racing, these great value Suunto products will help you every step of the way.

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OS Champions

Meet our outdoors champions, read their stories and inspire yourself to #GetOutside.

Sean Conway

Extreme endurance adventurer Sean Conway is the first and only man in history to cycle, swim and run the length of Britain.

Ben Fogle

Meet Ben Fogle - broadcaster, traveller and adventurer.

Kenton Cool

Kenton Cool is one of the world’s leading high-altitude climbers, and it's fair to say that he's really passionate about the outdoors.

Mel Nicholls

Meet Mel Nicholls - Paralympian, outdoors lover and life adventurer.

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