for those who love the outdoors

13 August, 2021


How to understand your walking map

Emma Holland from a senior mountain leader for Mind over Mountains, gives us a ten-minute presentation on how to recognize footpaths, access land and understanding rights of way that you can find on an ordnance survey map.

These are great set of tips on helping you along the right path for your walks or hikes this summer .

You can learn more from Emma at

Here's some really useful links for further reading 

Public Rights of Way

Beginners guide to map reading

Advanced map reading skills

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