Walking Gear & Equipment

GPS Sale

A wide range of GPS receivers, many sold with Ordnance Survey 1:25k and 1:50k digital mapping, are currently on offer with reductions of up to £90. For more information and prices go to Ordnance Survey GPS Sale

Product Reviews

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Retailers and Manufacturers

The following retailers and manufacturers actively support Walking Britain.

Boot Mooch

Boot Mooch has the simple aim of finding you the best outdoor gear at the best price to save you money and time. We compare prices on thousands of products from boots to head torches and everything in between, and for your peace of mind we only compare the very best kit from the very best retailers. If you can't find what you're looking for let us know and we'll add it, if you take the time to contact us we'll always take the time to reply. Happy walking. Mark & Dan - The Boot Mooch Team.

Fitness Footwear Walking Shoes

Fitness Footwear offer a large range of walking shoes, all with free delivery. Fitness Footwear stock popular ranges of walking shoes from leading brands such as Merrell, Brasher and Hi-Tec. Priding ourselves on customer service, you can be sure that we can equip the specialist footwear needed for your trek.

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

Crag Hoppers

Craghoppers is Britain's leading brand of clothing and equipment for hillwalkers. Our team of designers and testers constantly challenge conventional thinking, bringing innovative solutions and technical excellence to all our outdoor products. Smart thinking!

Nature Shop

Nature Shop UK are online retailer of premium "nature inspired" brands of outdoor clothing and footwear including KEEN, Icebreaker, Birkenstock and others. We offer all UK customer free overnight shipping and free return shipping for all exchanges and returns.


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

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.

Unit 14A

Winner of numerous industry awards webtogs is a leading outdoor retailer with a large range from The North Face including The North Face Clothing, The North Face Footwear, The North Face Backpacks Daypacks bags and duffel bags. All available with free and fast delivery.


Páramo - outdoor clothing with a difference - Keep dry and comfortable outdoors - investigate Páramo waterproof jackets & trousers, reversible shirts, windproofs, fleeces and base layers featuring: Unique directional fabrics from Nikwax - superior waterproofing, more than breathable, the real alternative to hard and soft shell PLUS Intelligent functional designs to enhance performance, whatever outdoor activity or adventure - hill walking, hiking, rambling, backpacking, mountaineering, climbing, scrambling, travel, exploration, trekking, running, biking, snowsports, Search & Rescue ..

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.

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


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.

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.


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

Complete Outdoors Shop

Complete Outdoors Shop - Everything you need for hiking, backpacking, rambling and more.

Aro Sports

enter as a customer, leave as a friend - We are Hertfordshires newest Ski and outdoor shop, part of the arosports specialist running shops. Based in 22 High Street, Redbourn Herts - 01582 799029 - we specialise in offering friendly technical advice; ensuring you have the right clothing, footwear and accessories to meet your needs. We stock brands such as Lowe Alpine, Lafuma, AKU, Helly Hansen, Deuter, Lowa, ASICS, Berlei, Montane, Rossignol, Atomic, Nordica, Leki, Exel + more! run-hike-bike-walk-ski..............LIVE

Best Read - Editor's Choice

Dark Peak WalksDark Peak Walks - Guidebook to 40 walks in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park. 35 circular routes for most abilities, from 8km to 19km, around Edale, Marsden, Fairholmes, Baslow and Castleton, including Kinder Scout and Mam Tor, and 5 longer (25km to 45km) routes highlighting the best of the Gritstone Edges, High Moorland and Deep Valleys. More information

GPS Sale

Garmin GPSEnter the age of digital mapping and enjoy accurate navigation when out walking on the hills and in the countryside. Ordnance Survey's FLASH SALE is offering a wide range of GPS receivers, many with Ordnance Survey 1:25k and 1:50k digital mapping, with substantial reductions of up to £90. Information and prices go to Ordnance Survey GPS Sale

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AZ Adventure Series Maps

Convenient 1:25000 OS maps in booklet form covering the National Trails of Britain. More info.

the people's poncho

A durable, lightweight, stylish and compact alternative to traditional waterproofs ideal for walkers. More info.

New to Walking?

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