By Gill Stewart at
Now, we know not everybody is in to using technology and that for many of you the chance to be out with your poles is a way to escape it but we could simply NOT resist showcasing a couple of fantastic smartphone Apps that can really transform a nordic walk! So, why not let technology help you to find a real ale pub or locate your exact position on a detailed ordnance survey map.
Is the the complete OS mapping and GPS app for Britain’s walkers, runners, cyclists and mountaineers. A simple and intuitive interface brings the full range of OS maps to your iPhone including the official OS 1:25k Explorer maps and 1:50k Landranger maps, all in one app. With the maps fully downloaded onto your device, they will work anywhere regardless of signal strength. App costs around £4.99 and each area map (i.e South East England) cost around £9.99 to download within the app itself. Visit the iTunes store to download and read more. Click the following link to watch a youtube demo https://nwuk.so/ykXxfd
This great app that helps you suss out Britain’s best pubs and great beer, something that is really important if we want our brilliant pubs to stick around and great to know if you’ve just finished a particularly gruelling walk.
It basically includes a pub finder, tasting notes, beer ratings and a barcode scanner that can be used within the pub to register your visit and clock up points that lead to prizes!
Click the following link to watch a youtube demo https://nwuk.so/zE7XFy