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The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book: Pit your wits against Britain s greatest map makers

Ordnance Survey

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Puzzles & quizzes

Put Your Skills to the Ultimate Test with Over 200 Puzzles Through Ordnance Survey's Maps That Shaped Britain.

Are YOU the ultimate map-reader?
Do you know your trig points from your national trails? Can you calculate using contours? And can you fathom exactly how far the footpath is from the pub?
Find out with over 200 fascinating and fiendish puzzles for old and young.

Track down hidden treasures, decipher geographical details and discover amazing facts as you puzzle your way through the Ordnance Survey's maps that capture Britain.

From military boundaries, power networks and industrial heritage to national parks, Olympic events and changing landscapes, this collection of 40 maps showcases the work of Ordnance Survey - the best and largest map creators in the world - and provides inspiration for hundreds of quiz questions to crack.

Explore the first ever OS map made in 1801, unearth the history of curious place names, encounter abandoned Medieval villages and even search the site of the first UK shopping centre. Each stunning full-colour map is accompanied by a set of mind-bending brainteasers ranging from easy to super difficult, so that you can put all of your friends and family through their paces on the path to becoming the ultimate mapmaster!

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