Free downloadable GB maps
Last updated : 20 July 2001

Free downloadable GB mapsNeed a GB outline for a report? Want to show what county you live in? Look no further!

Ordnance Survey is now providing a selection of free, downloadable, basic small-scale maps of Great Britain for you to use for your own purpose. GB outlines with and without administrative boundaries are available in EPS, TIF, PDF, GIF and WMF format; download the style and format of your choice to use in your word processing, presentation or graphics application.

If you like what you see but require more detail, Ordnance Survey produce a range of large format, full colour Wall Maps that may be of interest. The free GB coastline and administrative areas map is derived from the United Kingdom Administrative wall map, a wall map ideal for business or educational use.

If you have any comments regarding these free maps, please contact us.

ALSO! Now available, county boundary mapping from 1995 (prior to the introduction of unitary authorities).

You must not use the images for financial gain. All hard copies and electronically published material produced from Ordnance Survey data must carry the acknowledgement:

Reproduced from Ordnance Survey map data by permission of the Ordnance Survey
© Crown copyright 2001.

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© Crown copyright 2001


GB Coastline and administrative boundaries
The Coastline and administrative area map shows all administrative areas of Great Britain (including the London boroughs) as at April 2001. Please click on your preferred format to initiate the download (depending on your type of connection to the Internet, this may take several minutes).
You are allowed to download and edit these images for whatever purpose, provided the Ordnance Survey copyright acknowledgement remains on the image.

EPS vector format - best for editing
Click here to download a map of GB with county boundaries in EPS format (2.74 Mb).

TIF raster format - good for inserting into printed reports
Click here to download a map of GB with county boundaries in TIF format (998 Kb).

PDF Adobe Acrobat format - best for resizing and printing off paper copies
Click here to download a map of GB with county boundaries in PDF format (555 Kb).

GIF raster format - best for web pages
Click here to download a map of GB with county boundaries in GIF format (452 Kb).

 


GB Coastline only
Please click on your preferred format to initiate the download (depending on your type of connection to the Internet, this may take several minutes). You are allowed to download and edit these images for whatever purpose, provided the Ordnance Survey copyright acknowledgement remains on the image.

EPS vector format - best for editing
Click here to download a map of GB with NO county boundaries in EPS format (772 Kb).

TIF raster format - best for inserting into printed reports
Click here to download a map of GB with NO county boundaries in TIF format (354 Kb).

PDF Adobe Acrobat format - best for resizing and printing off paper copies
Click here to download a map of GB with NO county boundaries in PDF format (269 Kb).

GIF raster format - best for web pages
Click here to download a map of GB with NO county boundaries in GIF format (154 Kb).

WMF Windows Metafile format - best for inserting into printed reports
Click here to download a map of GB with NO county boundaries in WMF format it is a self extracting (.exe)
zip file (577 Kb) save to your hard disk and then run to unzip the WMF file.


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