A-Z Maps chosen as Official Mapping Partner for National Trails

A-Z Maps chosen as Official Mapping Partner for National Trails

We are delighted to have been chosen as the official mapping partner by Walk Unlimited to produce maps for the National Trails of England and Wales. There are 16 long distance paths that have been designated as official National Trails across England and Wales. A number of official maps will be released during 2017 with the aim of mapping all …

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Walk 1000 Miles in 2017 challenge

Here at A-Z we love a challenge… especially a walking challenge! As many of you already know, in 2016, four of our intrepid team members bravely took on the Bournemouth Marathon, and completed it (some more successfully than others!). But now the New Year is here and we need a new challenge. Ideally, we were looking for a challenge that …

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Christmas Events in London

The festive season is now upon us and it wouldn’t be the same without a visit to London. The city brings a range of attractions, from Christmas shows to festive markets – there is something for all the family & age ranges! London’s streets are beautifully decorated with Christmas lights and the shops are full of perfect gifts for all. Christmas markets and stalls …

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Win an A-Z Maps Colouring Book!

As you have already probably heard – We have produced an A-Z, with a difference – in the form of an adult Colouring Book. It contains 40 beautiful black and white pages which can be coloured to suit your own moods or tastes. Our adult colouring book includes a number of street maps from around Great Britain. This includes London, Edinburgh, Cardiff …

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New A-Z Digital Website

Today, we are celebrating  launch of a new, redesigned version our digital map data and services website! Key features of the new site include: A stronger and more attractive design A more engaging user experience with straightforward search and navigation, and the capability to quickly understand licencing You can now see the complete range and the benefits of using Geographers’ A-Z Map Company’s datasets. The site’s …

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Win a London A-Z Map Jigsaw 1000 piece puzzle

You may have already heard about the London A-Z Map jigsaw that features our famous London street mapping. It has been around 9 months now since our original puzzle sold out, but at long last it is finally back in stock! (with a new box design and it covers a slightly larger area) This challenging but fun 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle will help you …

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10 ways to keep the kids busy this October half term

Half term is now upon us (I know, it feels like the kids have only just gone back to school after the summer holidays). If you are stuck for ideas to keep the little ones entertained this half term, don’t worry, we’ve got it covered in this handy guide. Autumn is a beautiful time of year to make the most of the outdoors.  The amount of things …

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National Map Reading Week – Frank’s South Downs Way Adventure…

It’s National Map Reading Week! Ordnance Survey have been publishing some amazing, informative guides to help refresh the populations map reading skills this week. My previous blog explained about my non-existent experiences with paper maps and development of my own map reading skills. So, I now had to demonstrate my new found map reading skills and prove that I could now navigate …

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National Map Reading Week (17th October – 23rd October)

So, you must of heard about #NationalMapReadingWeek that has been launched by Ordnance Survey! To celebrate #NationalMapReadingWeek next week, I’ve been working on a series of blog posts about my own personal experiences with reading and using paper maps (or not as the case maybe…) As the youngest and newest member of staff at A-Z, I realised I didn’t know as much as I thought …