Life of an OS Surveyor
Ordnance Survey field surveyor and GetOutside Champion David Finlayson reveals what it's like to help map out Great Britain and how this work contributes to much more than OS leisure maps.
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Explore from your door
How well do you know your local area? You may be surprised by how many paths and greenspaces are waiting for you to find! Now's the time to explore from your door, on foot or by bike, and discover the lesser-known paths and trails. We asked our GetOutside Champions how they’ve been exploring their local area and what they’ve enjoyed the most.
Reflecting on Lockdown
As a nation, we have been forced to stop in our tracks, limiting our time outside and the people we see. This challenging period of abnormality has encouraged many of us to take up a new hobby or learn a new skill. For others it's been about appreciating the little things which often go unnoticed, spring flowers, birdsong and more quality time spent with our children.