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Use this section if you have a specific Publisher you are interested in. General Map and Guide Publishers are listed here along with the specialist Publishers who concentrate on their own area of expertise whether it's walking, climbing, cycling, boats, bikes etc.


A-Z was founded in 1936 by Phyllis Pearsall MBE in Gray's Inn Road, Central London, when she had difficulties getting to a party using an Ordnance Survey map!


The Automobile Association started life in London in 1905, when a group of early motoring enthusiasts met in London's Trocadero.

Admiralty Charts and Publications

Admiralty Leisure produces the best charts and publications essential for safe navigation.


Andes are a small specialist publishers who also run climbing and skiing expediations.

Asiatype Inc

Asiatype is now the leading publisher of printed maps in the Philippines under the brand Accu-map.

Aurum Press National Trail Guides

Aurum Press National Trail Guides are a range of books covering the many sections of regional trail which together make up The National Trail.

Autumn Publishing

Autumn Publishing is devoted to publishing exciting and innovative bestsellers that will delight, surprise and educate children.


These guides have superb 3D detailed cut-outs of key sights, a fully-indexed pull-out map and a fabulous full-colour photographs throughout.

Baton Wicks

Baton Wicks are publishers of Mountaineering, Walking, Rock Climbing, Alpine, Everest and Himalaya, Caving and Skiing books


Bikefax; proudly producing quality mountain bike guidebooks since 2005.


Black Bee is embarking upon the exciting and delightful task of researching and publishing guidebooks to beautiful walking routes in a variety of European regions.

Book Guild Publishing

Book Guild Publishing provides authors with publishing support.

Bradt Travel Guides

When Hilary Bradt and her then husband George set out on their travels in South America in 1973, little could they have realised that the journey which they were embarking on would lead to the creation of what has become one of the most esteemed and speci .

British Cartographic Society

The British Cartographic Society (BCS) is committed to promoting good cartographic practice as an essential component in the preparation and dissemination of all maps and map products.

British Geological Survey

Founded in 1835, the British Geological Survey (BGS) is the world's oldest national geological survey and the United Kingdom's premier centre for earth science information and expertise.

Cartographic Publishing House

Cartographic Publishing House of the Guangdong Province produces maps for many towns and cities in China using some English text.


Cassini Publishing specialises in creating historical mapping products.

China Cartographic

China Cartographic Publishing House was established in the 1950's.


Collins is a division of HarperCollins UK and has produced maps and guides for many years in many guises including Bartholomew's a name synominous with quality cartography.


Having started life as a sole distributor for rock climbing guidebooks published by the largest climbing clubs in the UK, Cordee now includes distribution of titles from other likeminded publishers - from home or abroad as well as the publication of speci .

Countryside Books

Countryside Books was started in 1976 and has published books in partnership with the County Federations of the Womens's Institutes and the Federation of Family History Societies

CraZee Thingz

A successful games and puzzles business that launched when a young entrepreneur became a Dragons' Den slayer.

de Dios Editores

De Dios Editores is a boutique publishing house in Argentina.


Delta Publishing are an award-winning ELT publisher.

Dorrigo Relief Maps

These relief maps offer mapping from a totally different angle.

Douglas Press

Douglas Press have been publishing tide tables since 1990

Earth Systems

Earth Systems seeks and implements innovative and effective solutions to environmental problems and provides consultation, project management and r&d capabilities in the environmental sector.

Ernest Press

Award Winning Publishers of Outdoor Leisure.


Ferðakort is a new Icelandic mapping company, from Iðnmennt ses, which owns and operates Iðnú Publishing and Iðnú Bookstore in Reykjavík.

Fink Cards

Research shows that confident communicators have more friends and better life chances.

Flat Maps

A range of attractive and accurate World and Continental wall maps.

Future Mapping Company

The Future Mapping Company complements up-to-date map data with a strong focus on design, creating cartography for the twenty-first century


Ideal for route planning

Global Mapping

Global Mapping are one of the leading cartographic service companies in the UK as well as the publishers of a range of wall maps including a large selection of colourful World Maps as well as a growing range of Country and Continental Wall maps designed b .

Hedberg Maps

A small independent company.

Hereford Map Center

Map Shop In Hereford Town Center

Heritage Cartography

A unique national series of Victorian maps that shows British towns and villages as they were in the mid nineteenth century, a most intriguing and frenetic time of their development in the heat of the industrial revolution.


With a long history of mapping experience, IGN is the French national mapping organisation and produces over 2000 maps of France at various scales.


Charts and books for yachtsmen providing unrivalled coverage of popular cruising areas around the world.

Insight Guides

The classic series provides the complete picture through expert and informative text and remarkable photography.

ITMB - International Travel Maps

ITMB Publishing (International Travel Maps and Books) prepares detailed travel maps of countries and regions around the world, specializing in Africa, Asia, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America.

Kalimedia - The Atlas of True Names

The Atlas of True Names reveals the etymological roots, or original meanings, of the familiar terms on today's maps of the World and Europe.


Swedish producer of maps, atlases and routeplanners

Krüger & Schönhoff Illustrated Maps

K& S is a German company with a flair for producing products which will catch the eye and capture the interest.

Kummerly and Frey

Kummerly & Frey have produced maps for many years and recently merged with Hallwag to form one of the largest organisations in the business.

Kunyu Publishing Co. Ltd

Kunyu Publishing Company Limited is a publishing company jointly established by SinoMaps Press, Sinminchu Publishing Company Limited and Wan Li Book Company Limited in the summer of 2005.

Landmark Guides

Landmark Visitors Guides are practical guides designed for the independent traveller.

Lonely Planet

Creators of the original backpackers bible 'South East Asia on a Shoestring'.

Map Link

The number one independent specialist map publisher in the USA.


Largest South African Publisher


MapXL Inc.

Meridian Maps

Award winning publisher of the Discover Australia range of touring maps


Michelin, the French tyre manufacturer, started making maps in an effort to encourage motorists to travel further and, in so doing, fuel demand for the company's products!

Nelles Maps

Specialist range of international maps for destinations where maps can be hard to find.

Ordnance Survey

Ordnance Survey has been providing accurate, reliable and detailed geographic information for more than 200 years.

Ordnance Survey Ireland

Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSI) has a history of promoting advances in cartographic practice and technology and is one of the most technologically advanced organisations of its kind in the world today.

Ordnance Survey Northern Ireland

Ordnance Survey Northern Ireland (OSNI) is the official Government organisation responsible for supplying mapping and geographic information services for Northern Ireland.

Oxford Cartographers

Oxford Cartographers, as the name suggests, is a cartographic company based in Eynsham near Oxford.

Pathways Productions

“Our collection of Countryside films in the South Pennines”


Specialist maps covering destinations from Auckland to Vietnam.


Philip's is one of Britain's oldest publishing houses and now forms part of the Octopus Publishing Group.

Pocket Mountains

Pocket Mountains was set up in 2002 by a group of outdoor enthusiasts who wanted to see books on the shelves that reflected the spirirt and adventure that Scotland as an outdoor adventure represented to them.

Royal Yachting Association Publications

The RYA is Europe s largest marine publisher selling over half a million of its own books per year, providing expert information on a full range of boating related subjects.

Sinomaps Press

Chinese Publisher

Summit Maps

Summit Maps are fully waterproof and highly durable maps that allow easy identification of summits, lochs and islands whilst walking in the Scottish Highlands.


Sustrans is the UK's leading sustainable transport charity.

The Best Rides Motorcycle Atlas

Make the most of your bike and your time with The Best Rides Motorcycle Atlas.


Route Guides for the Adventurous Traveller


Founded by Eva and Hilario Sanchez in 1976, Turinta started out with a road map of Portugal which included a hotel guide.

Walking Distance

Southampton, England - January 2002.


A Wapenmap from Wapentac is a 3D contoured stainless steel metal map landscape sculpture.

XYZ Digital Mapping Company

XYZ is an innovative friendly company creating digital data sets for use in GIS and for publishing ventures.