OS GREENSPACE
A MORE ACTIVE, GREENER, HEALTHIER NATION

Finding greenspaces has never been easier!

The free Greenspace layer in OS Maps is the easiest way to discover greenspaces across Britain. And it just got even better as we've added Country Parks, Nature Reserves and Access Land!

Discover the great outdoors! Whether it’s a quick click online or a simple tap on the app, OS Maps lets you find different places for leisure and recreation across England, Scotland and Wales.

Stroll across a public park, run around a playing field, exercise at a sports facility, have fun in a play area, or reap the rewards of renting an allotment. Greenspace is Britain’s most comprehensive catalogue of accessible places.

Please check public access to all greenspaces before you travel.

Discover your local greenspace here

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, commonly used green spaces may be busy at this time. The OS Greenspace layer can help you find alternative spaces to enjoy that are less popular. Discover a new greenspace near your home, or perhaps you could try out a new green commute to work on foot or by bike.

Please remember to follow Government guidelines when getting outside for exercise, maintain a social distance of 2-metres (6ft) from anyone outside of your household and self-isolate if you or anyone in your household has symptoms.

When travelling to outdoor spaces, please respect the individual rules for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and do not travel to different parts of the UK where it would be inconsistent with guidance or regulations issued by the relevant devolved administration. More information on Government guidelines across the UK can be found here.


OS Greenspace on your web browser

OS Greenspace map in a web browser in OS Maps

You can access OS Greenspace in OS Map through your web browser: just go to osmaps.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/greenspace

It's free to use for everyone.

Register to gain the ability to create your own walking, running or cycling routes to make the most of the places you have found.

OS Greenspace in the app

OS Maps app for iOS and Android

OS Greenspace is in the OS Maps app, available to download for for free on both iOS (Apple) and Android devices.

You'll need an internet connection to view the maps to discover greenspaces to explore near you.

Optionally, registering allows you to share planned or recorded routes with the web browser version.


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Getting started with OS Greenspace

Getting started with OS Greenspace

Whoever you are and whatever you love to do outdoors, finding greenspaces makes it better.

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