The Official Storymap from £15

How news of Nelson’s great victory and tragic death reached London, told in words and pictures, complete with full and detailed 1805 route.
“The Official Storymap of The Trafalgar Way is the essential companion to understanding the people, places and events from this epic journey that helped shaped British history.” Dan Snow, Historian, TV Presenter & Broadcaster
Our fact-filled Storymap will keep you busy for hours
Loads to discover, find and learn on our detailed map of Lt Lapenotiere's November 1805 route!

We are proud to present our new Official Storymap of The Trafalgar Way

In November 1805 a naval messenger named Lt John Richards Lapenotiere arrived in Falmouth, racing to deliver Vice-Admiral Collingwood's dispatches from The Battle of Trafalgar—including the report of Lord Nelson’s death—to the Admiralty in London. Now you can follow his journey and delve into history with our exciting Storymap!

Available in a convenient folded pack or in flat/rolled format, ready for mounting or framing, the map tells the story of Lt Lapenotiere’s epic journey and the race to be first to deliver the news from Trafalgar.

  • Examine the route in detail from Falmouth to London
  • Follow the timeline to see where Lapenotiere was along his route at specific times and dates
  • Find out what travel was like in the pre-industrial revolution days of Nelson’s England
  • Discover the people from the story, the message contained in the dispatches and the exciting events that surrounded its delivery
  • Explore the historical context for the Battle of Trafalgar and its aftermath.


Three available formats:

Folded map
(with a stiffened, glossy cover) - £19.99

Large flat wallmap (1187mm x 890mm), delivered rolled in a tube, ready for mounting or framing - £30.00

A1 gloss poster (841mm x 594mm), delivered rolled in a tube. - £15.00

First class postage and packing are included within the UK.

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The folded Storymap £19.99

The full detailed map, folded just like an outdoor explorer's map, complete with glossy cover.

Price includes first class postage and packing within the UK.

Flat/rolled wallmap £30.00

Map whole
Printed at 1187mm x 890mm and perfect for framing.

Supplied rolled in a tube. Price includes first class postage and packing within the UK.

(Please note that due to printing processes this format is unsuitable for laminating, hot-mount framing or hot-dry mounting. If you require a version suitable for mounting on card or foamex board, please contact us.)

A1 gloss poster £15.00

Map whole
The full map, printed at A1 size in gloss poster format, perfect for smaller wall spaces, offices and classrooms. Dimensions 841mm x 594mm.

Supplied rolled in a tube. Price includes first class postage and packing within the UK.