Farming is a challenging and rewarding industry but wearing good farm boots is important for comfort and safety. With so many different and demanding jobs to do on the farm, safety boots or wellingtons may just prevent a trip to ‘Accident and Emergency’! Remember, no matter whether you farm sheep, cows, or potatoes, a good pair of boots is vital.
This guide highlights just some of our recommended best farm boots, featuring both safety boots and non-safety boots.
Good Farm Boots – Safety!
When safety is important our range of steel toe cap boots will give you the necessary protection!
Grisport Chukka Boot
The Grisport Chukka boot is a lightweight safety boot that’s water resistant for up to an hour at a time and is really easy to put on quickly. It’s made using soft Italian leather and incorporates a fine cushioned sole unit. This is a great lightweight work boot that’s going to give you plenty of support and comfort all day long! It’s available in Brown or Black, sizes 6-12.
Pros: Lightweight, shock proof, easy pull on style
Cons: Water resistant for one hour at a time
Grisport Combat Boot
The Grisport Combat boot is an all leather high leg boot, with an additional ankle support system. Wearing a pair of these will certainly make you realise you’ve chosen really good farm boots for all types of farm jobs! If you worry about twisting your ankle on rough ground or if you suffer with cold feet, then give the Combat boot a try. Some other brand safety boots are heavy and awkward to wear – but not the Combat boot! This boot is really comfy, cosy and light weight (1680g) and are available in Black, in sizes 6 – 12.
Pros: High leg boot more protection, heel locking system
Cons: May be hot to wear in the Summer
Hoggs of Fife Hurricane Rigger Boot
For slipping in quickly and easily into what are sure to become your favourite boots, why not consider the Hoggs of Fife Hurricane boot? This is a quality traditional rigger boot with a waterproof and breathable membrane – and these boots are just great for the toughest of farm work! These boots are designed with a deep sole unit for better grip and have 200 joules toe protection. They’re available in Crazy Horse Brown, in sizes 6-12.
Pros: Easy to pull on and off, waterproof and breathable membrane, 20% lighter than other rigger boots
Cons: Can be heavy to wear in hot conditions, no ankle support
Hoggs of Fife Aqua Tuff Boot
If you’re looking for a safety wellington boot then check out the Hoggs of Fife Aqua Tuff boot. These are made from an outer rubber finish and have a nice soft fleece inner lining. They’re designed with an extra deep cleated sole for better traction along with a protective toe, shin and ankle reinforcement. They are available in Green in sizes 8-12.
Pros: Waterproof rubber outer, good grip and traction
Cons: May be hot to wear in the Summer, no ankle support
Hoggs of Fife Saturn Boot
For a more traditional work boot, you could give the Hoggs of Fife Saturn boot a try? This great boot is made using full grain leather and incorporates a waterproof and breathable membrane for all round protection. This Hoggs Saturn boot is a really tough boot that’s simply perfect for a range of tough jobs! These boots are available in Black or Brown, in sizes 6-13.
Pros: Great leather work boot, waterproof, non clogging commando sole unit
Cons: The leather tongue can be stiff initially, until worn in
Grisport Contractor Boot
For extra comfort, support and protection check out the Grisport Contractor boot. This is made from superb Italian leather and is heatproof, waterproof and breathable. Additional features also ensure it is slip proof and chemical proof! They are available in Black or Brown, in sizes 6-12.
Pros: Lightweight, waterproof, breathable
Cons: The toe scuff protector may hold extra mud
Good Farm Boots – Non-Safety
Non-safety work boots are perfect for those tough jobs where you don’t need safety toe caps!
Verney Carron Ibex Boot
The Verney Carron Ibex boot is a great boot when safety is not as important as comfort! Made from a soft nubuck leather, this boot is fully waterproof and breathable. Within it’s design is a useful reinforced moulded rind along the key wear areas. This boot is great for walking in the mountains or just for everyday wear! These are available in sizes 6-1, in Brown.
Pros: Comfortable to wear, lightweight
Cons: Leather not as durable as other work boots
Hoggs of Fife Jason Boot
If you need a traditional work boot that’s made from leather the Hoggs of Fife Jason boot is just what you need! Featuring a fully waterproof and breathable membrane and a quick lacing system, this boot will give you the support you need, whatever the job! It’s available in Brown in sizes 6-12.
Pros: Tough leather, padded ankle
Cons: May feel heavy to wear in hot Summers and may need thicker socks for more comfort
Hoggs of Fife Shire Boot
The Hoggs of Fife Shire dealer boot is one of our very best sellers! This is a lightweight, yet durable dealer boot that’s really comfortable to wear and easy to put on. Made from leather with a useful leather pull on tab on the back too, these dealer boots look great worn with a pair of stonewash jeans They’re available in Brown in sizes 4-12.
Pros: Lightweight dealer boot, easy to pull on
Cons: Softer leather
Well, above are just a selection of our good farm boots we have available at Cherry Tree Country Clothing and we hope the information provided might help you when you’re choosing your next pair of good farm boots!
By the way, we also stock a great range of wellington boots for farming and high leg boots which are great when out and about in those wet and muddy conditions! Please feel free to contact us, should you require any further information!