OS Detailed Path Network

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Dataset Description:

OS Detailed Path Network provides a digital representation of the roads, tracks, and paths within all 15 of Britain’s National Parks. It is available exclusively to OS Partners and developers, and is designed for off-road navigation routing.

It contains a topologically accurate link and node network for routing algorithms, augmented with a range of attribution covering aspects such as height, path names and classifications, route usability and access rights.


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Dataset Specification:

Product Name

OS Detailed Path Network

Data Provider

Ordnance Survey


1:1,250 to 1:10,000


Great Britain (National Parks only)

Data Structure

Vector (topologically structured link and node network)


Esri Shapefile, Esri File GeoDatabase, MapInfo TAB, MID/MIF, Autodesk DWG, DXF, OGC KML, OGC GML, CSV (attribute data only)


Large scale, site-level applications


Academic Licence

Update Frequency

Annually (October)


Dataset Resources:

Product site
Support site
Product Guide & Technical Specification (pdf)