COVER   1          COVER     2                 COVER 3              COVER 4

 

 From about 1972, OS started publishing "OUTDOOR LEISURE" maps at 1:25000 to cover Tourist Areas

18 maps of Cover 1 - bird paintings by Harry Titcombe were published.

The success of these maps led to publication of 45 OUTDOOR LEISURE maps with Cover 2, mainly based on National Parks. 

The series has developed through covers 3 and 4 to cover National Parks and provide other local maps at this scale as "The essential map for outdoor activities"

Isle of Wight 1: 25000 1985 VG+ £2

JERSEY 1:25,000 OFFICIAL LEISURE MAP 1988  as new £2

ISLE OF MAN - 2007  25TH YEAR ANNIV. South VG+   £2

                                                                      North            £2

                       1983 NORTH ( c Public Right  of Way £2

                                SOUTH                                       £2

MAP OF HADRIAN'S WALL    1964 VG+  £3.50

COVER 1.      (The Birds Cover Series)

THE DARK PEAK (Kinder Scout, Bleaklow & Black Hill) 1980  VG      £3

THE WHITE PEAK (Buxton, Bakewell, Matlock & DoveDale) 1980   G+ £1.50

THE THREE PEAKS (Whernside, Ingleborough & Pen-y-ghent 1973  VG   £3

MALHAM & UPPER WHARFEDALE      1975     VG+    £3.50

SNOWDONIA NATIONAL PARK (Snowdon -part of National Park) VG-    £2.50

SOUTH PENNINES                         1978   VG+   £3.50

THE ENGLISH LAKES SW              1974    VG+ £3.00

THE ENGLISH LAKES NW              1974    VG-  £3.00

THE ENGLISH LAKES NE               1974    VG   £3.00

THE ENGLISH LAKES SE               1974     VG+ £3.50

WYE FOREST and FOREST of DEAN 1977 VG £3

BRECON BEACONS ( West)                1976 VG+ £3.50

BRECON BEACONS ( East)               1981    VG+ £3.50

BRECON BEACONS ( Central )         1981    VG+ £3.50

NEW FOREST                                    1979    VG+ £3

NORTH YORK MOORS ( East)          1983      G   £2

COVER 2/3/4.   There were many changes of direction in the EXPLORER/OUTDOOR LEISURE SERIES which makes them difficult to classify. I have used my own listing to make them easier to identify.

1) COVER 2. 

 34 maps of specific areas- labelled "OUTDOOR LEISURE". - 1980s -90s

                PRICES £2 - £3 depending on condition.

 1 THE PEAK DISTRICT  

 3 AVIEMORE & CAIRNGORMS 

 4 THE ENGLISH LAKES (NW AREA- Keswick, Cockermouth,Wigton   

 5 THE ENGLISH LAKES (NE AREA)  

 6 THEENGLISH LAKES  (SW AREA)

 7 THE ENGLISH LAKES ( SE AREA )

 9 EXMOOR

10 YORKSHIRE DALES (Southern Area)    

11 BRECON BEACONS (Central Area)  

12 BRECON BEACONS (West & Central)  

13 BRECON BEACONS ( Eastern)     

14 WYE VALLEY                                  

15 PURBECK

17 SNOWDONIA ( Snowdon Area )

18 SNOWDONIA ( Harlech & Bala area )   

20 SOUTH DEVON 1986                           

21 SOUTH PENNINES                    

22 NEW FOREST

23 SNOWDONIA 

24 PEAK DISTRICT (The  WHITE PEAK )                   

25 ISLES OF SCILLY          Soft Cover 


27 NORTH YORK MOORS (Eastern Area)   

28 DARTMOOR 

39 ISLE of WIGHT

30 YORKSHIRE DALES (Northern and Central areas)  

31 TEESDALE  

37 ISLE of ARRAN 

39 LOCH LOMOND


           COVER 3/4 Specific areas simply marked "EXPLORER"


   1  KIELDER WATER                                                   1994 VG+          £3.00

   4  MENDIP HILLS West                                              1994 As new      £3.50

   5  MENDIP HILLS East                                               1994 As new      £3.50


                  Specific areas marked "EXPLORER MAP" 1: 25,000

                                        2001 to PRESENT   £2 EACH

OL 1 THE PEAK DISTRICT (Dark Peak Area)

OL 16 THE CHEVIOT HILLS


                   Specific areas simply marked "Explorer" 1:25,000

                                            1990s  £2 EACH - 3 FOR 2

  Explorer 1 KIELDER WATER

                 4 MENDIP HILLS WEST

                 5 MENDIP HILLS EAST

                 7 LAND'S END

                17 SOUTH DOWNS WAY

                22 quantock hills

                24 NORFOLK COAST Central


                        

        Multiple maps to cover G.B. marked "EXPLORER MAPS"  2000 onwards

                                                              £2 EACH  - 3 for 2

                                        

342 GLASGOW

347 LOCH LOMOND SOUTH

349 FALKIRK, CUMBERNAULD

364 LOCH LOMOND NORTH

369  PERTH & KINROSS 

377 LOCH ETIVE

386 PITLOCHRY

423 ELGIN & FORRES

424 BUCKIE & KEITH

427 PETERHEAD & FRASERBURGH

455 SOUTH HARRIS


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