outdoor apps

Outdoor apps to help teens enjoy life offline

We've rounded up four ways that technology can help young people to make the most of their outdoor adventures

Here’s our pick of great outdoor apps:



Free on iOS and Android

Point your device at the sky, and this great outdoor app will help to identify stars, satellites, constellations and more.


OS Locate

Free on iOS and Android

Make the most of your adventures in the great outdoors. Used with an Ordnance Survey map, OS Locate is a fast and highly accurate means of pinpointing your exact location on the map anywhere in Great Britain, and comes with a built-in GPS system.


First Aid by British Red Cross

Free on iOS and Android

Know what to do in an emergency with the British Red Cross’s official first aid app. With videos, quizzes and simple advice, it’s never been easier to learn first aid.



Free on iOS and Android

This app is the world’s largest treasure hunt. Download it and begin thousands of great treasure hunts across the UK.

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