Mapping sites

For Android devices

These free offline Android vector maps can be used by Locus, OruxMaps, c:geo and other apps that can use .map vector maps.


OpenAndroMaps offers downloadable vector maps for smartphones for free.
These maps don’t need any internet access for operation and can be changed in style by downloadable map styles.


For Garmin devices

Several websites offer maps for a Garmin GPSr, for the Isle of Man, the U.K. and beyond. Here are a selection:


FREE Isle of Man Map. Download your free Isle of Man Recreational Map. This 1:25k scale map of the Isle of Man is produced using the Local Government Survey Data enabling you to discover the outdoor delights that this tiny Isle has to offer.



TalkyToaster offers free and subscription maps for Garmin devices of the British Isles (and beyond, including Europe, USA, Canada, Asia, Africa, Central America, South America, Australia and Oceania!).


Free worldwide maps for Garmin GPSr based on Openstreetmaps. They can also be imported into the Garmin Basecamp app on your PC or Mac.



This site provides replacement maps for handheld Garmin devices (eTrex, Oregon, Dakota, Colorado, Montana, Colorado, GPSMAP 62) and the older Garmin StreetPilot devices if the device has an SD Card slot. It states that the maps on this site are refreshed every week. 


For iPhone

The iPhone app Cachly (version 2.0) can now use offline Openstreetmap Vector Maps. Details are given in the app.



FreeMapTools.  An online resource that enables visitors to easily and quickly use maps in order to measure, search and overlay mark-up elements on maps for a wide range of useful applications. You can use this tool to find the radius around a point on the map. 





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