GBOpen :Great Britain Map for Garmin Mapping devices
Technical notes
Windows users :

If you do not have Garmin Basecamp then download and install from here.

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The map download will be a zip file, unzip it to see a .gmap folder.

Copy the .gmap folder to C:\ProgramData\Garmin\Maps\

Start Basecamp and under Maps you should see GBOpen (GBOpenPeak for the sample). In Basecamp you can view the map, load and edit tracks and routes. If the Maps item is not visible use View>Toolbars and check Map Products

[On some Windows systems, Basecamp will not find the file in ProgramData;
 an alternative place to copy is C:\Program Files(x86)\Garmin\Basecamp\Maps\]

The sample map is 4MB, the whole of Britain is about 950MB. You will need this much free space on your Garmin device and I recommend that you load the map to a SD card rather than the main memory of the device.

To transfer to your Garmin device, connect it to your PC with a USB cable. Use Basecamp Maps>Install Maps and follow the instructions to load the map to your device.

Mac users :

If you do not have Garmin Basecamp then download and install from the Mac App Store

The map download will be a zip file, unzip it to see the .gmap folder.

Open the .gmap file with Garmin Map Manager

Start Basecamp and under Maps you should see GBOpen (GBOpenPeak for the sample). In Basecamp you canview the map, load and edit tracks and routes.

The sample map is 4MB, the whole of Britain is about 900MB. You will need this much free space on your Gamrin device and I recommend that you laod the map to a SD card rather than the main memory of the device.

To transfer to your Garmin device, connect it to your Mac with a USB cable. Use Maps>Install Maps and follow the instructions to load the map to your device.

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The map contains about 400 segments.

There are more detailed tutorials at GPSFileDepot

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