Best Countryside Apps
Whether you're a true Countryside resident or just visiting these Apps are bound to give you a helping hand when you're out and about in all that fresh air. So get your Welly Boots at the ready!
This lovely little App gives you all you need to know on National Trust sites around Britain. The App use your location to find the nearest heritage sites to you and even plans your day for you, with a list of nearby cafés and pubs. Perfect for those days out in the glorious British countryside!
Google Maps Navigation
Out on those long country walks, among the wildlife, it’s easy to loose track of where you’ve come from and get lost. Google maps navigation allows you to save locations and has a built in compass to show you which direction you’re going. So for all you countryside amblers out there, never get lose your way again with this rather helpful App!
AA Bed and Breakfast Guide
There’s nothing better after a day in the Countryside than a hearty British meal and a comfy bed. This AA App helps you locate your nearest bed and breakfasts as well as providing you with a description of the place and nightly room rates. So all you have to do is settle down with a pint and a nice steak pie before heading off to a nice cosy bed.
If you’ve ever been to the countryside at night you’ll know that it’s pretty much pitch black! If you don’t want to be stumbling around or fiddling for your keys in the dark then use this handy App from Samsung Bada to turn your phone into a torch! Hoorah!
Platform: Samsung Bada
Google Sky Map
One of the best things about the Countryside is its beautiful night skies. Google Sky Map shows you how to look out for various stars and constellations, perfect for those romantic moonlit walks!
Have you ever been in the middle of nowhere with no means of finding what’s around you? Well suffer no more! This fantastic App uses your location to find nearby cafes, pubs, restaurants, ATMs, petrol station and even Wi-Fi hotspots. You’ll never feel stranded again!
Platform: Windows Phone 7
Green Flag Rescue Me
Driving through the countryside on a bright summers day can be great, until you break down that is! With Green Flag Rescue Me users can ring for help knowing exactly where they are with the built in GPS. The App also gives you traffic updates and reminds you when your car needs taxing! If only it could organise everything else in your life.
Collins British Wildlife
This neat little App contains over 1500 species of British wildlife, complete with descriptions, interesting snippets of information and pictures. So next time you encounter a strange bird or insect in the British Countryside, just consult this App to find out exactly what it is.