Category Archives: Mapping

The whole of the UK mapped to 1:50,000 for £50

We’ve just been notified of an exceptionally good half-price offer from Memory-Map. It means, for instance, that you can get their excellent mapping software and the whole of UK at OS Landranger 1:50,000 scale for just £50. As that licences you to put it … Continue reading

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New Members

Firstly I would like to welcome all the new club members who have joined using the onsite application form. I thought both new & old members might be interested in seeing what a huge area we garner members from. Using … Continue reading

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Maps and your iPad or iPhone

For all the club members who have recently ventured into the Apple orchard by purchasing an iPad or iPhone, you can find an interesting comparison of many of the mapping apps on this wiki. I personally have used the GalaGPS … Continue reading

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Online Mapping

This post has not been kept up to date and the market for digital mapping is evolving quickly. OS has changed licencing, meaning that developers like Anquet and Memory Map can offer cheaper products. OS itself is closing “Get A … Continue reading

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Make your own maps!

At FIND we’ve created a new website which we think will be of interest to members of your walking club. http://free.findmaps.co.uk/ offers totally free access to a range of constantly updated maps from reputable sources.  The handy toolkit allows users … Continue reading

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Free Maps OS 25,000

  This post has not been kept up to date and the market for digital mapping is evolving quickly. OS has changed licensing, meaning that developers like Anquet and Memory Map can offer cheaper products. OS itself is closing “Get … Continue reading

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New map plugin for CRC editors

You can now insert maps into your posts using the OSM plugin in the side bar. Here is an example for Harvey Road:- OK I got the marker slightly wrong 🙁

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Pin in the map

Another useful utility for leaders wanting to mark features on a map and then display them on this website is called Pin In The Map. With this you can display an image like this:- I added this image by using … Continue reading

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Adding a postcode to your walk

Norman has found this rather natty site which converts any form of UK location to any other, so you can enter a grid reference and get its postcode. Very useful for walk leaders when entering a walks details so that … Continue reading

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