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Our walking guides offer advice and guidance on the best clothing and footwear to wear when out walking and hiking. Plus we offer suggestions on local walks and hikes!

Being outdoors has many benefits, including improving your health and enjoying the countryside. Taking care to wear the correct gear is important. For example, ill fitting walking boots or shoes may cause foot pain, and wearing the wrong style of base-layer may result in health concerns such as ‘catching a chill’ or even hypothermia!

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Leaking walking boots? Get the best from your boots!

Leaking walking boots and other common problems – and how to prevent them! Do you experience leaking walking boots ? Just how frustrating is that? Have you perhaps searched for many hours to find the right pair of walking boots that… Continue reading →

FIVE Essential Features of Comfortable Walking Boots

No matter what your activity is, wearing comfortable walking boots, when out and about, is a must!  This will not only get you further but will also help to prevent those very painful blisters! Although price naturally has a major… Continue reading →

What are the best walking boots for the job?

Finding the best walking boots to wear, for any particular purpose, can be difficult at the best of times! For example, should you buy low or high cut walking boots? Or, maybe you need to know whether ‘ fabric’ walking… Continue reading →

Bodywarmer or Gilet? What’s really best?

Are you looking for that extra layer of clothing that will offer you extra warmth whilst at the same time being really practical but not sure whether a bodywarmer or gilet would be best? But, just what is the difference… Continue reading →

Grisport Walking Boots and Shoes | Brand Highlight

Grisport walking boots and shoes guarantee quality Through extensive research and the use of a highly technical computer system that simulates the walking experience, Grisport walking boots are guaranteed to be comfortable straight from the box. In 1977, a new brand of footwear was… Continue reading →

Hiking Socks – Which one is best for me?

There are hundreds of hiking socks currently on the market. For example, there is our ‘four season’ technical hiking socks, which will equip you well for walking in any of the four seasons of the year…but what else is available? Well, choosing the… Continue reading →

New to walking and want to get fit? Well, make sure you wear the right gear!

Whether you’ve decided to take up walking to get yourself out of the house, perhaps shed a few extra pounds or to simply make the most of the countryside, there’s no doubt that what you wear will help to enhance… Continue reading →

Outdoor health – Just how effective is your time spent outdoors?

The seasons of Spring, Summer and Autumn (and even those calm, crisp winter days) offer many opportunities to get out and about in the Countryside. Indeed we will have a chance to take in some fresh air, get some health… Continue reading →

A hat for every occasion (well almost!)

Most people have a hat hidden away somewhere in a wardrobe or cupboard, whether it be a warm woolly hat, a baseball cap, a sun hat or perhaps a straw hat!  Anyway, chances are that you have a hat or cap… Continue reading →

5 top tips to ensure your kids enjoy their hiking!

Below are 5 top tips to help ensure your kids enjoy their hiking: get them involved in the planning of the hike keep them focused and interested throughout the hike set the walking pace at the kids pace ensure everyone… Continue reading →

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