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CIMG4926

Heath Pond

11-Nov-12 • Sean O'Neill

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CIMG4923

Beech Hill in autumn

11-Nov-12 • Sean O'Neill

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On the ridge

On the ridge

Crowthorne to Sandhurst (avoiding Eversley)

11-Nov-12 • moontiger on Flickr

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CIMG0458

The Queen's Oak, Finchampstead

14-Apr-14 • Sean O'Neill

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CIMG0461

Bluebell wood, Finchampstead

14-Apr-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Viewpoint on Finchampstead Ridges

14-Apr-14 • Sean O'Neill

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DSCF2088

Wellington College grounds

23-Oct-09 • Sean O'Neill

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Crowthorne to Sandhurst or Blackwater walk

A varied walk through attractive mixed woodland, heaths and pastures, returning along the Blackwater Valley Path.

Download GPS Route

These GPS files are free for non-commercial use only.

Do not make them publicly available on other websites. If you do, we will require you to pay for the substantial cost of creating the file. If you wish to use them commercially, please Contact Us

The route for this walk is available in 2 formats, GPX and KML

How to use GPS data

You can load these GPS data files into:

  • an Android or iPhone GPS smartphone or tablet (with the right app),
  • a walker's dedicated GPS device, e.g. Satmap or Garmin
  • a PC / Mac application (e.g. Google Earth)

The Android and iPhone apps, and Satmap 12, work while you are out walking as the maps are stored on your device, i.e. you don't need a signal (in practise, even with 4G, you will rarely have a signal while out walking.)

Orux Maps cheap android

Orux Maps is an cheap map app. Use it with OpenStreetMap mapping (free). It can be downloaded for free from the Oruxmaps website. How to do this

maps.me free android iPhone

Uses free Openmaps mappping. May be easier to load with our KML files

Anquet OMN £24/year android iPhone

Anquet OMN is a map app with an annual subscription. It comes with OS 1:25K and OS 1:50K mapping for Great Britain. Use discount code SWC20 at checkout for 20% off

Satmap Active 12 £300 handheld

The Satmap Active 12 is a dedicated, rugged, waterproof, walker's GPS device. £370 for GPS device and OS 1:50K mapping for Great Britain.

OS Maps Online £30 website

OS Maps Online. About £20/year for printing OS Explorer 1:25K mapping, and plotting your own routes. Requires web access, so cannot be used while out walking

The OS also have a Android/iPhone app, but it isn't yet a mature product.

This Website (and many others) free website

Using a website, e.g. this one, for viewing OS or OpenStreetMap maps (free). Requires web access, so cannot be used out walking.

Other Options

  • Android and iPhone: The OS's own MapFinder App. The app is free, but map tiles are pricey : 1:25K ~ £13 per OS Explorer map, 1:50K ~ £10 per (4x larger) OS Landranger Map
  • iPhone: Hikesmith - new iPhone App by a London based developer
  • Any (online only) : Bing Maps Aerial Imagery - view the route with low altitude photos.

Prices Updated: Mar 14