Hill-shaded OS maps for trail runners and walkers October 14 2019

If you love hiking or running in the hills then one of our customised hill-shaded Ordnance Survey map wallpapers could be just the thing to inspire you and help you to plan your routes. The hill shading accentuates the terrain, to give the map a feeling of depth on your wall.

Hill-shaded OS maps

Trail runners are a particularly hardy bunch, getting out into the hills all year round. Trail Running Magazine tested the map wallpaper and after hanging a map of her local area on the wall, Editor Claire Maxted said

“Awesome! Now I can see all the trails in my area at a glance, plus the lumpy bits stand out brilliantly with the hill-shading!”

The wallpaper is backed with self-adhesive so that you can stick it onto a prepared wall with no glue needed.  As you add each adjoining length of wallpaper, you can unstick it and reposition it to ensure that the map is lined up across the joins in the paper. To see Claire’s tips for hanging the wallpaper, watch her YouTube video


If you’d like a map on your walls to plan your routes in the hills, we can print a map centred on the postcode of your choice in England, Scotland or Wales using the Ordnance Survey 1:50 000 Landranger® or 1:25 000 Explorer® style mapping.  

Simply provide us with the postcode on which you’d like us to centre your map, specify the Ordnance Survey map style you prefer and select one of our standard wallpaper sizes. We’ll send you a proof showing the image that will be printed on your wallpaper for approval. We can also produce made-to-measure wallpaper, please read our wallpaper tips and provide the measurements of your wall in our quote form.