London Christmas Gift Guide: Map Lovers' Edition

By Zoe Craig Last edited 32 months ago
London Christmas Gift Guide: Map Lovers' Edition

We're huge map fans here at Londonist. And we're sure your friends and family are too, which is why we've put together this wish-list of some truly gorgeous map-based presents for Christmas inspiration.

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Ever struggled finding enough hands to hold both your umbrella and a map (or, let's face it, the map on your phone) and whatever bags you're lugging around? It's a frustrating scenario that's easily fixed by this brilliant Fulton brollymap — a sturdy, quality umbrella, with an accurate streetmap on the underside. Genius.
Fulton's Brollymap Umbrella, £16

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Christmas just isn't Christmas without a group jigsaw session. Keep the whole family occupied this festive season with this London Postcode District Jigsaw, and test your knowledge of exactly where Redbridge is. (Sorry, Redbridge.)
London Postcode District Jigsaw, £14

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Here's a lovely keepsake artwork: a London postcode, mapped, and set into a sweet little house design. You can go for a heart-shaped one too, if you're feeling particularly sentimental this Christmas.
Framed House Map, £49.99

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Unusual, stylish and mappy — we love this London Zoo Map Scarf, one of a few gorgeous creations from Lisa Angel.
London Zoo Map Scarf, £16

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We can't get enough of Vic Lee's brilliant London prints. Choose one of your local area, or go for this stunner featuring all London's best bits.
Vic Lee Prints, £45

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Designed, printed and handmade in the UK, this vintage map of central London by the Thames is in a lovely warm colour palette and will make a cosy addition to any London flat.
Central London map cushion, £16.99

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This slightly leftfield map would make a great stocking filler. The Wonderground map was commissioned to amuse Underground travellers on the eve of the First World War, and created artist Leslie MacDonald (Max) Gill. Look closely, and you'll spot some now-shut Tube stations, the capital’s main sights, and various humorous comments.
Wonderground Map of London Town, £7.99

This hand-drawn map of Stoke Newington by Mike Hall is inspired by the antique-style English County maps by 19th-century artist and engraver Thomas Moule. There are also options to buy similar artwork featuring Camden, Hackney and Islington.
Stoke Newington Hand-drawn map, £40

Last Updated 14 December 2015

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