How to use a map

Learning to read a map is an essential skill. Here is some information to help you.

Do you know the difference between the different norths? Find our here …

Need to learn your map symbols? Then check out this page on the OS site

Understanding contour lines is an important skill, this page will help you…

This is a good beginners leaflet on map reading (in pdf format)

This one will give you more advanced information (again in pdf)