Links to help with Map and Compass use and Navigation in general.


Map and Compass use
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Free Map Resources

From Ordnance Survey

Map reading guides

Ordnance Survey have created some downloadable guides for map reading and navigation. To download them please click the links below.

Map reading (PDF)
Our guide for beginners to advanced map readers 

Map reading videos

Ordnance Survey have been working with Simon King to produce a series of map reading videos that take you through the basics of understanding how to read one of our maps and how to use a compass.


The GO Outdoors GPS and Navigation Guide