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A Solo Hike Across Italy: Lorenzo Franco Santin hikes the “longest path in the world.”

A Solo Hike Across Italy: Lorenzo Franco Santin hikes the “longest path in the world.”

Marco Mietti, ViewRanger’s community manager in Italy, recently met up with adventurer Lorenzo Franco Santin in Lanciano, Abruzzo in central Italy. Here, among a packed theater, Lorenzo played his recent docu-film and...


In Japan: ViewRanger presents at CASIO headquarters

In Japan: ViewRanger presents at CASIO headquarters

Kon'nichiwa! We are back—albeit a little jet-lagged--from a quick trip to Japan. ViewRanger was at CASIO headquarters in Tokyo. We joined a select group of app developers to highlight CASIO smartwatches and its...


Unlimited OS maps for Great Britain – try free for 7 days!

Unlimited OS maps for Great Britain – try free for 7 days!

 Exciting news for all map lovers – today we've launched a brand new Ordnance Survey subscription that gives you unlimited access to OS maps for Great Britain for just £24.99 a year. The...


Munich, ViewRanger & the Land Rover Explore smartphone

Munich, ViewRanger & the Land Rover Explore smartphone

It's been a busy week at ViewRanger – we've been in Munich helping our partners at Bullitt Group launch the all-new Land Rover Explore Outdoor Phone. The durable Android smartphone has been designed...


ViewRanger receives Android Excellence award from Google Play

ViewRanger receives Android Excellence award from Google Play

We got some exciting news today – ViewRanger has once again been named as one of the top apps on Google Play after receiving the prestigious Android Excellence award. This is the latest...


Britain’s top hiking locations in 2017

Britain’s top hiking locations in 2017

  ViewRanger explorers are getting out more than ever before. So where did they go in 2017? After analysing millions of routes and tracks, here are the top ten hiking and walking regions...


ViewRanger featured in Apple's 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

ViewRanger featured in Apple's 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

  ViewRanger is the only third-party app to be featured in Apple’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide, which can be found on their official website at www.apple.com/shop/gifts   At this time every year Apple promotes key products...


Follow the BBC Children In Need Rickshaw Challenge live with ViewRanger

Follow the BBC Children In Need Rickshaw Challenge live with ViewRanger

The One Show’s seventh annual BBC Children In Need Rickshaw Challenge kicks off today, with a team of six teenage riders aiming to pedal 500 miles from London to Glasgow, and as...


Helping people with mobility issues explore the great outdoors

Helping people with mobility issues explore the great outdoors

ViewRanger meets Disabled Ramblers chairman John Cuthberson to find out how he’s using our app to make the UK’s great outdoors more accessible for people with mobility issues.  Hi John, tell us about...


World Wild Camp: two years under canvas with ViewRanger

World Wild Camp: two years under canvas with ViewRanger

In February 2017 Tom and Alex left their home in France to spend two years travelling around the world, camping in the most spectacular places they can find along the way. Whether they’re...


Taking augmented reality to the next level with Apple ARKit

Taking augmented reality to the next level with Apple ARKit

When the CEO of Apple says augmented reality will soon be something people can't live without, it makes you realise how important AR apps are about to become in our everyday lives. Last...


Order a CASIO smartwatch & get FREE Ordnance Survey maps worth £90!

Order a CASIO smartwatch & get FREE Ordnance Survey maps worth £90!

Earlier this year we worked with CASIO to optimise our latest Android Wear app for their rugged new PRO TREK Smart WSD-F20 watch. We’re bound to be a little bit biased, but...