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Walking

 

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!

Explore all of our walking guides below:

The top 3 North Wales walks and your Grisport walking boots!

With the weather speedily warming up and the meteorological summer now started (From the 1st June), it may just be the right time time to dig out your Grisport boots and enjoy our top 3 suggested North Wales walking spots!… Continue reading →

Don’t suffer with foot blisters anymore when hiking!

It’s no secret that foot blisters can be very painful! Getting a foot blister when out walking or hiking can be disastrous –  and it may even mean that you have to give up on your most recent hiking goal! … Continue reading →

Trekking in outer mongolia or climbing Everest? Wear the right hiking sock!

Be prepared this Summer – with the right pair of hiking socks, whatever your activity! It is already well documented that wearing the right type of walking boot is vital to prevent blisters and aid a comfortable walk. However, what’s… Continue reading →

Loving Summer: Wellies and other useful goodies!

Smell it, feel it, hear it and experience it, but most of all….enjoy it! Yes, Summer is almost upon us and with it comes our desire to get ‘out and about’, enjoying many different types of activities. Think about it:… Continue reading →

New Grisport Active Shoes

Grisport, the Italian based footwear specialist, has recently designed and produced a new range of walking and leisure shoes which it calls its Grisport active shoes. Over the years, Grisport has created an excellent reputation for itself and is well… Continue reading →

Snolock Big Calf Gaiters Review

Available in Regular, Long and Big Calf – ITEM NOW DISCONTINUED The Trailwise Snolock gaiters are made from heavy duty Duck Cotton canvas fabric which is fully waterproof, breathable and extremely tough. Made to the highest standards, the Snolock gaiters… Continue reading →

Assessing Countryside Behaviour!

It’s fair to say that the UK boasts some truly astonishing countryside walks, experiences and views! Within the United Kingdom, of course, we have Wales, England, Northern Ireland and Scotland all enforcing rules and regulations to promote desired behaviour under… Continue reading →

The Countryside Code

We all enjoy walking in the countryside, but we need to make sure the countryside remains beautifal so that we can enjoy it for many years to come. The National England organisation, in consultation with Countryside Council for Wales have… Continue reading →

Top 6 Space-Saving Items for your Travel Pack!

Kit for your Travel Pack There may be exciting times ahead, whether it be a family camping holiday in Skegness, a holiday with friends in the Isle of Man, an all-female walking holiday in Portugal, or perhaps a ‘gap’ year… Continue reading →

Is Child Obesity due to lack of exercise?

Alarmingly, recent statistics suggest that there is an increase in child obesity within the UK, attributed, in part at least, to a lack of good old- fashioned exercise and outdoor play! Once upon a time, typical Christmas or Birthday gifts… Continue reading →

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