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Walking Gear & Equipment

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Retailers and Manufacturers

The following retailers and manufacturers actively support Walking Britain.

Silverfox Travel & Outdoors

Silverfox Travel & Outdoors sell camping equipment and travel kit including rucksacks, tents, gadgets and accessories as well as a great range of lightweight sleeping bags.


Share your walking experience in real time with friends and family. Our personal tracking device will collect and display your position on demand or in real time. Others can view where you are, right now, on Google maps or, using the export/import facility, on online ordinance survey maps. A tracker can act as a key safety feature for walking groups and, in particular, lone walkers. You can purchase outright or rent short term for walking holidays.

Craigdon Mountain Sports

Craigdon Mountain Sports, established 25 years and based in Scotland are specialists in adventure gear for climbing and snowsports. They provide quality outdoor clothing and hiking equipment available to buy online.


At Guidepost, we specialise in maps and walking books at discounted prices. Our on-line catalogue includes Ordnance Survey, Harvey and laminated maps, as well as outdoor books from a wide range of publishers. We are expanding the number of countries covered, and adding to our catalogue continually. We despatch by Air Mail to most countries. Guidepost is a Which? Webtrader

Runners Retreat

We specialise in Garmin GPS units for both walking and running and also the Nathan range of water bottle carriers. A greater range will be stocked as we find useful and worthwhile products for the walker and runner to enable them to enjoy their leisure even more.

Outdoor trainers from Express Trainers

Express Brands T/A Express Trainers is an online footwear giant that specialises in outdoor shoes and walking boots. Choose from a range of branded labels including a popular selection of Timberland and Rockport boots that are available for Men, Women and children of all ages and sizes. Peruse the clearance line for discount deals and benefit from low delivery rates and a free delivery service in mainland UK when you spend £75 or more. Express Trainers accommodates the large footed among us. If you are having a hard time finding your boot size in retail shops then have a look at our dedicated 'Big Sizes' area on the online shopping catalogue. Express Brands Ltd trading as "Express Trainers". Unit 24, North East Business & Innovation Centre, Wearfield, Sunderland Enterprise Park East, SR5 2TA Tyne and Wear UK. Telephone: (0) 191 516 6824 or visit www.expresstrainers.com VAT reg: 971500238


Snow + Rock have range of walking boots and hiking boots available from top brands including Mammut, North Face and Salomon.


Onshoes.com has a huge range of hiking Boots & walking shoes in store, to cater from the weekend walker to the serious mountain trekker. We stock major brands including Merrell, Salomon, Hi-Tec, Brasher and many more.

Mountain Warehouse

Mountain Warehouse has a huge range of outdoor clothing, footwear and equipment, including fleeces, Gore-Tex jackets, hiking boots, sleeping bags, tents, flasks. We stock major brands including Berghaus, Sprayway, Karrimor, Regatta and many more. Over 30 shops throughout the UK

Women's trainers from DMS

DMS Sportsworld offer great value walking shoes for both men and women. Whether your looking for walking clothing, footwear including mens and women's trainers from DMS, we have some fantastic online deals available.

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the people's poncho 2.0

Lightweight, stylish and lightweight alternative to traditional waterproofs ideal for walkers. More info.

Mountain Weather

Stay safe on the mountains. Use the Met Office specialist reports or their iOS or Android Apps (IOS & Android) which offer detailed forecasts for most mountain areas in the United Kingdom.

New to Walking?

How to start walking - a simple guide of how to start walking. Includes a guide on how to select your walks.