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Sunday 3 June
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I'm doing the PCW from North to South in a few weeks time. I have the pair of Sustrans north and south maps but apart from the names of towns and so on they don't seem to be enormously detailed. In the opinion of others who have done the route, should I also carry the OS maps for each section, or should I be okay with the Sustrans ones and rely upon the signage?

When doing the C2C a couple of years ago I felt that the signage was clear enough to not really need an additional OS map so if I can save on a bit of weight that would be ideal for my PCW trip (especially as it looks like a lot of individual OS maps).


Mon 4 Jun, 09:56

I did the route with the Sustrans maps alone a few years back and it was fine. That said, these were the old-series Sustrans maps (three grey cover maps rather than two blue ones) which were a bit more detailed. I'd think you should be fine.

(You can always print out the routebook as a backup too!)