Welcome to the BGS Shop

Please note we are in the process of making a phased return to site in order to resume some of our services. You may experience delays in our turnaround times as we are not yet able to work full-time on site and will also be working through a backlog of orders.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused, we aim to respond to all your requests as soon as possible and hope to resume full services when permitted to do so. If you have any urgent concerns, please email enquiries@bgs.ac.uk

Online Bookshop

Order BGS printed products including maps, sheet explanations and regional guides.

Custom Geological Maps

Order your own 1:50 000 Geological Map centered on a location of your choice.


BGS GeoRecords provides access to the National Geoscience Records Centre archive of over nine million items including borehole records.


GeoReports provides cost-effective access to unique sources of published and unpublished geological data, combined with the expertise of BGS scientists.

Online access to many of our maps and publications is available at:

Publication viewer
Access to formal BGS print publications and the recent Research Reports/Open Reports series.

Maps portal
High resolution viewing of images of almost all small and medium scale maps produced by BGS since mapping started in 1832.

Borehole scans
Free search of over a million borehole records.