SplashMaps’ 3 Best Reads

SplashMaps’s best reads list is out!  We’ve been inspired by working with writers of running, battles and the history of maps.  And we’re pleased they’ve all got great deals for you via our site.

  • Great Escapes by Barbara BondGreat Escapes

This book recounts the amazing story of the original fabric maps; invented for MI9 to save the lives of WW2 Prisoners of War fleeing across Europe to reach neutral territory.  The stories of survival and ingenuity are thrillingly recounted and have been an inspiration for us as we created SplashMaps.

Our Deal

Like SplashMaps on Facebook then use the below form so we can send you the code.  Thanks to our friendship with Harper Collins (Barbara’s puvblisher) everyone will get a voucher code for a 40% discount (£25 hard back becomes £15). The same voucher code gets you 10% off creating your own modern day SplashMaps escape map of anywhere in the world.

Free Book?  One lucky applicant will get a free book!



  • Steves BookThe Round – In Bob Graham’s Footsteps by Steve Chilton

Steve is the Chair of the Society of Cartographers and helped us create our Bob Graham Map.  This, his second fell-running book, recounts the famous triumphs of this greatest of running challenges in the Lake District from one of the sport’s most respected authors and coaches.

Our Deal

This book has been nominated Outdoor Book of the year in TGO Magazine.  We hope you can vote for it here  before 15th November.  Email us that you voted for Steve’s book via the below form and

  1. You’ll be entered into a draw to win a signed copy.
  2. You’ll be given a discount code for any of our maps, including the Bob Graham Round SplashMap designed with the author.




  • AgincourtAgincourt by Anne Curry

Prof Anne Curry is the world authority on the medieval battles of the 100 years war.  This year she was adviser on the celebrations around the 600 year anniversary.  The book is a fascinating insight into the lives of the troops, the strategies of King Henry V and a battle that may not have been fought in Agincourt at all!  Our connection? Our Road to Agincourt SplashMap was designed under her guidance and commissioned by the Arts Council, English Heritage and Eastleigh Borough Council.

Our Deal

We’ve a signed copy of the book we’ll give away! Like our Facebook page then email us via the below form to enter the draw.

Results for all 3 book draws will be announced on 30th November. Use the form below once you’ve like us on Facebook. 

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