Why does my route not always follow rights of way, or paths shown on the map?
The Global snap-to-path feature uses data from OpenStreetMap, which comes from a variety of sources. Routes are not guaranteed to be along Rights of Way. We always recommend double checking your route by switching to OS's 1:25,000 mapping (Premium Topo map layer) and making sure the route is either following a Public Right of Way or is within Access Land.
Ordnance Survey does not verify this dataset, therefore we cannot make any guarantees about its accuracy. Always check that your route follows Rights of Way before heading out, and you should always exercise independent judgement.
As well as the extension of global snap-to-path through Great Britain, you'll still be able to choose to just snap-to-path on Rights of Way in any of it's 15 National Parks. This feature works in exactly the same way as before. You can choose to use snap-to-path in National Parks only by disabling Global snap-to-path in your Preferences at any time.
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