15 gift ideas for outdoors enthusiasts
#GetOutside champion and competitive triathlete, Stef Jackson-Horner, picks some of her favourite gift ideas for Christmas
The shopping event of the year is back! With up to 50% off everything including maps and GPS to outdoor gear and unique products that you won’t find anywhere else, we have everything you need to GetOutside.
Discover some of the best offers available this weekend below, or visit the shop to see all the Black Friday deals.
If you are seriously into challenging yourself and love tech, the newest version of the Satmaps GPS is hard to beat. It can help you both navigate and record your adventures, and adds a host of connectivity features, including WiFi for messaging, Bluetooth compatibility to connect heart rate or cadence sensors, a barometric altimeter, compass, super high resolution screen an much more.
The Platinum bundle includes the Satmap Active 20 base unit, 250k scale base mapping plus both 1:25k OS Explorer and 1:50k OS Landranger mapping for the whole of GB. We even throw in 12 months access to OS Maps so you can plan your routes in advance.BUY NOW >
Now from £14.44
This is a great gift idea for walkers, runners, dog owners and anyone esle who loves the outdoors. Create a unique and personalised gift that's both fun and useful with our best-selling Custom Made maps.
New for Christmas 2017 is the canvas print and framed options which are ideal for display at home or for business. These are also discounted in the Black Friday sale.BUY NOW >
Whether you are already a keen OS Maps user yourself and want to get someone else involved, or are looking for a gift for someone who loves to explore Britain, this new gift-boxed version of OS Maps is ideal. Discover the breathtaking National Parks, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, mountains, beaches and more that is on offer in Britain.
This Gift box provides 12 months Premium access OS Maps on both web and mobile devices, including the OS Explorer and OS Landranger mapping for the whole of GB, Aerial 3D views and the latest AR (augmented reality) update.BUY NOW >
These giant size travel towels is made from highly absorbent SoftFibre Advance, making them both practical and nice to the touch. It can absorb considerably more than a cotton towel, and dry faster as well, and the Polygiene® permanent odour control helps keep down smell - ideal when used on a wet dog!
They are small enough to stuff in a rucksack for walking or camping trips and come iwith a choice or oversized map prints for Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike or Snowdon.
“A towel, [The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy] says, is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have."
― Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Now £424.99 with free OS Maps subscription
Wearable technology has moved on very quickly in the last few years, and the Garmin Fenix 5 watch represents the current state of the art.
It's perfect for anyone looking for a device that can keep up with all thier activities, and give them all the data they need to monitor and improve performance.BUY NOW >
Now just £12.50 with free p&p!
Mapmakers extraordinaire Strumpshaw, Tincleton & Giggleswick describe this as ‘all the best bits of Britain on a single sheet of paper’. This map is packed full with places to visit, things to see, trails to walk, events to join, rides to... ride, it's perfect for anyone who has ever asked "what do you want to do this weekend?"
It's a fold out map showing all of Great Britain in 1:1 000 000 scale with hundreds of points of interest and notes on the front, while the back has interesting facts, top tips and ideas. There's even space to add your own notes or tick things off as you do them.BUY NOW >
There's loads more maps, gifts, outdoor gear and tech available on offer - just go to the Black Friday Sale page in the OS Shop for details.