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Where to find a map of Britain

Some of the earliest maps of Britain date back to the time of the Romans. One of the earliest examples of these maps that survived is a Medieval edition known as the Tabula Peutingeriana. In the Middle Ages, there were many maps, some of which were drawn by Matthew Paris. It was not until the 1700s that the more modern style of maps had begun. You can buy maps of Britain. Read this article to know where to find a map of Britain.

Historical maps

Historical maps of Britain are available for sale as well as for free download. One of the famous maps of London of the beautiful Greenwood's Map of London, that is downloadable, was published in 1827. Old-Maps A site which allows you to view historical maps and then to purchase them is Old-Maps. At the site, you can view maps that are part of a
"comprehensive historical map archive comprising site centred historical maps covering England, Wales and Scotland. The maps "provide a complete step by step picture of land use changes that have taken place from the mid-19th Century onwards, from OS County Series, OS Town Plans and post-war National Grid mapping to unique Russian Maps of UK target locations from the cold-war era". Source Lostkingdoms.editboard.com Cassini Maps is another source for historical maps of Britain.

Roadmaps

If you like to use online services that provide route finder services, than Streetmap is the site for you. The site purports to provide
"maps and directions for the whole of Great Britain". You can enter in your desired destination, your starting point and receive detailed directions which you can either print or send to your cell phone. Google Maps Google Maps is another example of a similar online map service with one difference - you have access to Google Earth through the site as well. If you prefer to buy roadmaps for Britain, then you can buy them at gas stations and bookstores.

Ordnance Survey and topograpical maps

The Ordnance Survey is the "national mapping agency of Great Britain". The maps of the Ordnance Survey are well-known and respected, and indeed, are among the most popular. Even in the digital age, the survey sells many paper copies of their maps as well as provides them online. These maps are also available at bookstores. Topographical maps of Britain show the various elevations and shapes of Britain. These maps are helpful for those who are planning for biking and hiking trips. They are available at bookstores and online.

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