From the producers of GB Maps (featured in Ordnance Survey's OS OpenData innovative application showcase)
Beautifully detailed maps supplied by Ordnance Survey.
Dartmoor Maps provides a useful offline (no mobile signal required) mapping reference and navigation aid whilst travelling throughout the Dartmoor area by footpath, road, rail, canal, lake and river. Intuitive route and waypoint management features are implemented enabling creation, modification, deletion, import and export of routes. A powerful offline search facility can locate places, roads, post codes and hills within the region. Worldwide online Apple Maps (Standard, Satellite and Hybrid) with map features that users are used to are available on both offline and online maps as well as providing 3D buildings on Apple maps (where available).
7 different levels of offline 2014/2015 Ordnance Survey map detail from national overview to street view within the region. (No data connection required)
Progressively more detailed maps are automatically loaded as the map view is zoomed. The OS recommended viewing scales for the more detailed maps are approximately as follows:
1:1000,000 (The whole of GB is covered at this map scale)
1:10,000 ( (Roads/streets are labelled by name))
The map region of the more detailed maps covers a rectangular region around the national park boundary, (ref. http://jomosolutions.com/Maps)
- Contours with height information and annotated height points.
- Extensive footpaths from ©OpenStreetMap contributors
- National Park boundary demarkation
- Route/Waypoint management
- Offline search functionality with searchable locations (places, roads, post codes and hills). (For the place search a location's latitude and longitude is accurate to 0.1 of a minute of the centre point of the 1x1 km National Grid square in which the name falls)
- Detailed hill information, including height, OS Grid Ref, latitude and longitude, region, parent, classification, drop and hill specific links to Streetmap, Geograph and Hill Bagging web sites
- Display of current GPS position as OS Grid Reference or WGS84 latitude and longitude
- "Share My Location" allowing users to share an image of their current location and location references. Buttons are provided to share location information by Facebook, Twitter, iMessage/SMS and e-mail
- Online access to worldwide Apple Standard, Satellite and Hybrid maps
- Apple 3D Buildings are displayed on Apple Standard maps
- Apple maps contain Points of Interest
- User location can be tracked with or without heading on all online and offline maps (GPS capable devices only)
- Display of scale bar in either metric or imperial units
- Display of current speed
- Zoom, pan, rotation of all maps
- Pitch of Apple Standard and Ordnance Survey maps
- Selection of current location annotation for display of speed and location data
- User setting for speed display in Miles per Hour (mph) or Kilometres per Hour (kph)
- Selection of search result pin annotations to display location information
- Collective deletion of search result annotation pins
- A user guide is provided within the app information
The search data was published by Ordnance Survey in 2014 and
extracts from "The Database of British and Irish Hills" v14 published 22/04/2014 (ref. http://www.hills-database.co.uk/index.html )
The data is supplied by Apple, Ordnance Survey, contributors to OpenStreetMap and Database of British and Irish Hills.
The Information is licensed 'as is' and the Information Provider and/or Licensor excludes all representations, warranties, obligations and liabilities in relation to the Information to the maximum extent permitted by law.
The Information Provider and/or Licensor are not liable for any errors or omissions in the Information and shall not be liable for any loss, injury or damage of any kind caused by its use.
This app is not a substitute for a paper map and compass.
Fixed intermittent failures within the search functionality.
If you like the app please leave an app review.
Ratings and Reviews
I have purchased various locations and use them a lot. The maps are detailed and the route plotting is really accurate - prefer the route this to the OS app which I also use a lot simply because these maps are restricted to certain locations. What they do better than OS is to switch maps as you zoom, why OS can’t adopt this I don’t know; it’s great to zoom out, navigate to a new location then zoom back in without ending up in a blank space with no markings!
Works but very limited functionality
I downloaded and purchased this app after reading the dire reviews of Ordnance Survey’s own navigation app.
I downloaded it in the morning and took it out onto Dartmoor in the afternoon. First the good news. The maps are very good (I think they use the OS data) - good detail for walkers with contours, features and critically, paths! Try using Google maps on Dartmoor and you just see one empty green space! Second your location is tracked accurately. I walked a known route and it placed me correctly at all times.
The problem with the app comes with doing much else. You can plan a route but I can’t see how the app can be use to help guide you along that route (e.g. by showing a bearing or even saying head NE). Also most hikers usually do some on the fly route alterations while out and about. You can’t simply add a waypoint and get nav to it.
Finally and probably most frustratingly it doesn’t record your track when you go on a walk - either one you’ve planned or an ad-hoc one. I had to use Runkeeper to do that. This is a key safety feature. If things go wrong in the mountains then the ability to retrace your route is key. But it’s also really useful to do a route in good weather and then save it for use again in bad weather when this app will be much more critical in getting you out and back safely.
I’m hoping the developers will continue to add to the functionality. At the moment I’d recommend it but it could be so much better!
Developer Response ,
Thanks for taking the time to write a review. The latest release now has route recording functionality.
Ordnance Survey maps at a fraction of the cost
These are the best detailed maps out there. As you zoom in the detail increases right the way down to 1:10k. The route creation is simple and intuitive (unlike other apps I've tried) and the comprehensive search and hill details is amazing too with every detail of every hill covered (I've not found a hill that's not included).
- JOMO Solutions Ltd.
- 361.6 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
- Contains Ordnance Survey, Royal Mail and National Statistics data © Crown and Royal Mail copyright and database right 2014/5. Contains Database of British and Irish Hills, ©OpenStreetMap contributors
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.