Maps of Middle-earth

The road goes ever on and on…

Use these maps to help you understand the location of events in JRR Tolkien’s books, and be able to get a grasp of the important locations throughout Middle-earth.

 

Third Age

From the rise of Arnor and Gondor, to the arrival of the Wizards, to the War of the Ring.

Second Age

From the destruction of Beleriand, to the fall of Númenor, to Sauron's defeat in the Last Alliance.

First Age

From the creation of Arda, to the awakening of Elves, to the Wars of Beleriand, to the defeat of Morgoth.

The Third Age

Map of Middle-earth

Use this map if you’re reading The Hobbit or The Lord of the Rings! All the important locations are easily visible

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Map of Middle-earth
Map of the Shire

Map of The Shire

A great companion when you’re reading through the first 5 chapters of The Lord of the Rings or the start of The Hobbit.

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Thorin’s Map

The map drawn by Thrór and his son Thráin, illustrating the Lonely Mountain and its secret door. The Moon-letters on the map read: “Stand by the grey stone when the thrush knocks and the setting sun with the last light of Durin’s Day will shine upon the key-hole.”

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Thorin's Map
Map of Misty Mountains

Map of the Misty Mountains

Going through Moria with Frodo? Or have you read Bilbo’s escape from Gollum? Use this map! (map is from the highly regarded Atlas of Middle-earth)

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Tolkien’s Map of Mirkwood

Tolkien’s original map of Mirkwood, showing Bilbo’s path through the forest.

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Map of Mirkwood
JRR Tolkien's Map of the Wilderland

Tolkien’s Map of the Wilderland

A more detailed map drawn by Tolkien showing more of Mirkwood and its surrounding features.

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Map of Gondor

Wonderfully detailed map showing Minas Tirith, Osgiliath, Rohan, and most of the locations found in The Two Towers and Return of the King.

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Map of Gondor

The Second Age

Second Age of Arda

An overview of all of Middle-earth, including Númenor, the new coastline following the destruction of Beleriand, and the Sea of Helcar drained through the Great Gulf. (map is from the highly regarded Atlas of Middle-earth)

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Second Age of Arda - Karen Wynn Fonstad
Map of Numenor

Map of Númenor

The island raised out of the sea by the Valar as a home for the Edain after the War of Wrath. (map is from the highly regarded Atlas of Middle-earth)

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Tolkien’s Map of Númenor

The island raised out of the sea by the Valar as a home for the Edain after the War of Wrath.

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Númenor by Christopher Tolkien
JRR Tolkiens Map of Numenor

Tolkien’s Rough Map of Númenor

The island raised out of the sea by the Valar as a home for the Edain after the War of Wrath.

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The First Age

Map of Beleriand

The region of Northwest Middle-earth, home to the tales of Gondolin, Beren and Lúthien, the children of Húrin, and other great stories from The Silmarillion.

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Map of Beleriand during the First Age
Map of Beleriand - Color

Map of Beleriand – Color

The region of Northwest Middle-earth, home to the tales of Gondolin, Beren and Lúthien, the children of Húrin, and other great stories from The Silmarillion.

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The Realms of the Noldor

Tolkien’s map highlighting the areas of rule for Finrod, Fingolfin, Fingon, Angrod, Aegnor, Maedhros, Maglor, Celegorm, Curufin, Amrod, Amras, Círdan, and Thingol.

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Map of Beleriand during the First Age
Map of Southern Beleriand

Map of Southern Beleriand

Includes Tol Galen, Doriath, Ossiriand, and other vital locations south of the realm of the Noldor. (map is from the highly regarded Atlas of Middle-earth)

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