HOW TO ACCESS OS MAPS IF YOU ARE A
TRAIL OR COUNTRY WALKING magazine SUBSCRIBER

Congratulations: as if getting your favourite magazine delivered direct to your door wasn't enough, you're about to unlock every OS map the UK has to offer - as well as hundreds of expert-written routes from the UK's bestselling walking magazines - for free! If you're not a subscriber, here's how to fix that.

Subscriber already? Here's what you need to do

Step 1
Retrieve the carrier sheet that came with your magazine this month. That's the piece of paper that has your address details on it and covers the front of the mag. It looks a bit like like this:

OS Carrier Sheet Tnew.jpg

Step 2
Take note of your subscriber number. It's the 12-digit number in the top left of the box with your address details in, as indicated above. This is your unique subscriber number: you can't access the next step without it.

Step 3
Got your number? Complete this form to generate your OS Maps access code. IMPORTANT: Once you have your code make a note of it and do not lose it! You will need it for the next step!

Step 4
If you've completed step 3, you will now have been issued another unique code. Now it's time to head to OS Maps.

Step 5
Visit www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/osmaps/buy and find the Premium £23.99 One Year option. Click 'Get One Year'. Over the next couple of pages you'll fill in your details until you reach checkout...

Enter your code and click the 'Update Total' button to apply your discount.

Enter your code and click the 'Update Total' button to apply your discount.

Step 6
...at which point (above) you tap in your unique code from step 4, hit the 'Update Total' button, and away you go! Happy mapping! Don't forget to visit our Routes pages to discover this month's great adventures...

Need help?
Watch this step-by-step video showing you how to claim your unique code and acccess OS Maps.