Useful Links

Here is a list of some Useful Links for finding out information about GIS, Ordnance Survey data and other data sources. If you have any recommendations for links to add, please email the EDINA Helpdesk at

Ordnance Surveys’ GIS Zone

Geographical Association GIS help

Royal Geographical Society GIS help for teachers

Geo news, data and services discovery

Data Sources

The power of GIS is in being able to combine data from various sources to investigate and learn about a location. There is a wealth of GIS suitable data available for free online.

Ordnance Survey Open Data


GB Boundary Data

Natural Earth (worldwide datasets)