plotaroute.com is a free online route planner designed to make it easy to map, measure and share routes you've run, cycled or walked.
To get started, create a free account or click the Plot a Route button.
Please tell your friends about plotaroute.com. Use the share buttons here to share a link to plotaroute.com or the Share symbol on the map to share a route map.
QUICK START - This tutorial will show you how to get started with the plotaroute.com route planner and how to use the basic features. View tutorial...
PLOTTING OUT AND BACK ROUTES - This tutorial will demonstrate how to save time plotting an out and back route.View tutorial...
MAKE ME A ROUTE This tutorial shows you how to use the Make Me a Route feature, which can automatically plot suggested routes for you. You just need to say where you want to start and how long you want the route to be. View tutorial...
EDITING ROUTES This tutorial shows you some quick and simple ways to make changes to your routes. View tutorial...
MOBILE ROUTE PLANNER This tutorial demonstrates the main features of our mobile route planner. View tutorial...
Accurately measure your walks, runs and cycle rides,
with directions and elevation profiles
Save routes and share them with friends with a free account
Our route planner has lots of great features to make route planning simple.
You can also use plotaroute.com on your mobile device without the need to download an app. Just go to www.plotaroute.com in your mobile web browser.
Read more in our news post about this.
Watch our route planner in action...
More videos under the Tutorials menu.
Here's a selection of routes that are currently popular on plotaroute.com.
We're excited to tell you about 3 great new features that we've just added to our route planner:
PLOT WITH WAYPOINTS -This feature lets you plot an extensive route by adding just a handful of waypoints to the map. You can drag the waypoints around to easily change the route until you are happy with it, making this a fantastic option for quickly experimenting with ideas for new routes.
COMBINE ROUTES - Use this new feature to join together nearby routes into a single longer route. You can combine any public routes on the database that are in the area - the route planner will automatically connect them provided they are close enough to each other.
MOVE START POINT - This feature is for use with circular routes and enables you to move the start/finish to a different point along the route by simply dragging a marker on the map.
All of these new features can be found under the Plot menu in the route planner. As always, our focus has been on adding new features that are intuitive to use and help to make route planning easy. We hope you'll find these latest enhancements useful.
plotaroute.com has lots of great plotting and editing features to help you to plot routes quickly and easily.
Plots the shortest path back to the start
Plots return leg of an
Plots return leg via a selected point
Deletes a selected range of points
Replot a section of the route
Measures a section of the route
Switches the start
and end of the route
Plots extra laps of a circular route
Plots extra loops in the middle of a route
Plots suggested routes for you!
You can find our more about some of these route planner features in our video tutorials (see Tutorials menu above).
Hi! My name is John and I am the founder of plotaroute.com. I'd like to firstly say a big thank you for visiting the site. You being here is what makes it all worthwhile! The idea for plotaroute.com was conceived in 2012 and around 2 years later the website was launched on 1st January 2014. We've had some amazing feedback since the launch and now tens of thousands of people are using it every month. However, it's still relatively new, so please do tell your friends about it, as we depend a lot on recommendations to spread the word.
I'd also like to take this opportunity to make a personal request if I may. I know that there are probably very few people reading this whose lives have not been touched by cancer in one way or another - almost 50% of us are now expected to get cancer at some stage in our lives. But right now cancer is a battle that my wife Beata and I are facing. I met Beata when she was 37, but just one year into our relationship, our happiness was cruelly snatched away when she was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer, a disease that normally affects people over 60. Beata is a kind, loving and generous person, who doesn't deserve to have this cross to bear, but cancer can be cruel and indiscriminate. Sadly, she's been told that state funded treatments can probably only extend her life by a few years; however there are privately available treatments in specialist cancer clinics that offer more hope. So, we're trying to raise the money we need for these. We've set up a fundraising appeal with the help of cancer charity 'Yes To Life'.
I know that everyone has their own battles to face in life, but if you are able to help in any way that would be great. Please visit Beata's website - on there you will find out lots more information about ovarian cancer and how Beata is trying to fight it.
Beata's website address is: www.MidLifeCancerCrisis.com