Aerial 3D mapping

OS Maps Aerial 3D layer

Rediscover your favourite walking routes with the new Aerial 3D layer in OS Maps web.

View hills and mountains in stunning 3D, check a planned route or search for the best viewpoints without leaving your computer.

Available now, exclusively to OS Maps Premium users*.

*Aerial 3D is available to Premium subscribers using their web browser on a PC, Mac, tablet or phone. Its not available in the OS Maps app.

Route shown in Aerial 3D layer in OS Maps

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"The most extraordinary digital rendering of a mountain landscape we’ve seen… never before has it been possible to view the character of a mountain, a ridge or a route so dramatically and convincingly before leaving home. With this new tool in OS Maps route planning – and the associated excitement levels – have just taken a huge leap forwards! "

Simon Ingram - Editor, Trail Magazine

Best of Great Britain's landscapes

Other key features of OS Maps

Use OS Maps across all your devices

View, create and sync your activities between desktop and mobile.

National Park trails

Just two taps will automatically give you the most enjoyable, accessible and safe route between two points.

Record and follow routes

Plot a route to follow or share – or record your route while you’re out and about.

Offline maps

Download your favourite areas to view offline – so you can view any part of GB even without a mobile signal.

Discover now with OS Maps Premium

Get OS Maps in both browser and app, each full of fantastic features and a complete, digital map of Great Britain.

Use in your web browser to view and print maps, plot routes and view aerial 3D, then switch to the mobile app to follow routes, check your location or track your adventures.


*No credit card required