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Ordnance Survey Explorer Active – OL 1 – Peaks – Dark Peak



Ordnance Survey Explorer Active – OL 1 in the OS Explorer series is ideal for exploring all that the Dark Peak area of the Peak District has to offer. Visitors to this area will enjoy high gritstone hills, steep-sided valleys and moorland plateau. Highlights of the area include: Kinder Scout, The Pennine Way, Edale, Derwent Valley Heritage Way, Ladybower Reservoir, Black Hill, and Glossop.

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Ordnance Survey Explorer Active – OL 1 – Peaks – Dark Peak

Explorer – 1:25 000 scale (4 cm to 1 km – 2.5 inches to 1 mile)

The essential map for outdoor activities

The OS Explorer Map is the Ordnance Survey’s most detailed folding map and is recommended for anyone enjoying outdoor activities including walking, horse riding and off-road cycling. Providing complete GB coverage, the OS Explorer map series details information essential in the great outdoors, including youth hostels, pubs and visitor information. Rights of way, fences, permissive paths and bridleways are clearly shown, ensuring you have the best information to get the most out of your time in the countryside.

You can now discover the landscape in all weathers thanks to OS Explorer Map – Active, a tough, versatile version of the OS Explorer map.

OL 1 – Peaks – Dark Peak features

Walks, trails and paths

  • Pennine Way
  • Pennine Bridleway
  • Gritstone Trail
  • Limestone Way
  • Middlewood Way
  • Cheshire Ring Canal Walk
  • Kirklees Way
  • Dearne Way
  • Holme Valley Circular Walk
  • Oldham Way
  • Goyt Way
  • Longdendale Trail
  • Cown Edge Way
  • Medlock Valley Way
  • Standedge Trail
  • Crompton Circuit
  • Hills and Hamlets Walk
  • Midshires Way
  • Dove Valley Trail
  • Barnsley Boundary Walk
  • Tameside Trail
  • Etherow-Goyt Valley way
  • Penistone Boundary Walk
  • Trans Pennine Trail
  • Ladybrook Valley Interest Trail
  • Tame Valley Way
  • Derwent Valley Heritage Way
  • Elsecar to Wortley Trail
  • Pennine Way (National Trail)
  • E2 (European Long Distance Route)
  • Pennine Bridleway (National Trail)

Areas and Locations

  • Cheshire
  • Peak District National Park
  • West Yorkshire
  • Greater Manchester
  • South Yorkshire
  • Derbyshire

Trusted by outdoor enthusiasts from all walks of life, from serious cyclists, to unhurried hikers, the Ordnance Survey Explorer Active – OL 1 map is your essential guide to the Peak District.

With the peaks of Blackhill, Bleaklow and Kinder Scout all covered on the map, walkers and climbers are spoilt for choice. Clearly pinpointed – along with every pub, house, viewpoint, river and right of way – you’ll have no trouble plotting and navigating your route.

Spot populations of pretty birdlife in the Dark Peaks’ patchwork of perfect habitats. Explore peat bogs, limestone crags, heather-clad moorland and brooding gritstone tors. And don’t miss the chance to see the site of the Kinder Scout Mass Tresspass of 1932 – a pivotal point in the fight for better access to the countryside.

Explore oak woods, and walk the Derwent Valley Heritage Way if you prefer a more active option for your days out. At 55 miles long, you might opt to tackle just a short section of the route. Surrounded by stunning scenery, stop off at the must-see Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.

Whatever outdoor pursuits you’re planning, from cycling and sightseeing, to riding and rambling, you’ll find something to cater for every outdoor interest on the Ordnance Survey Explorer Active – OL 1 map of the Peak District.

Ordnance Survey Explorer Active – OL 1 Mapping Area

Ordnance Survey Explorer Active - OL 1 - Peaks - Dark Peak

How to access the digital version of this map

This map comes with a digital version which you can download to your smartphone or tablet.
Go to for more details (terms and conditions apply).
Scratch off the panel on the inside cover of the map to reveal a code, you are then just three easy steps away from downloading your digital map. If the scratch panel has already been scratched off or if you have any problems downloading your map, please call the OS Customer Service Centre on 03456 050505.

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Location Keywords

Greater Manchester

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Map Title

National Park


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Trail Keywords

Barnsley Boundary Walk, Cheshire Ring Canal Walk, Cown Edge Way, Crompton Circuit, Dearne Way, Derwent Valley Heritage Way, Dove Valley Trail, E2 (European Long Distance Route), Elsecar to Wortley Trail, Etherow-Goyt Valley Way, Goyt Way, Gritstone Trail, Hills and Hamlets Walk, Holme Valley Circular Walk, Kirklees Way, Ladybrook Valley Interest Trail, Limestone Way, Longdendale Trail, Medlock Valley Way, Middlewood Way, Midshires Way, Oldham Way, Penistone Boundary Walk, Pennine Bridleway, Pennine Bridleway (National Trail), Pennine Way, Pennine Way (National Trail), Standedge Trail, Tame Valley Way, Tameside Trail, Trans Pennine Trail


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