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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:

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 →

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 →

Classic Canes | Brand Highlight

In a few words, ‘quality, stylish and practical’ is probably the best way to describe the superb walking sticks produced by Classic Canes. In 1982, Classic Canes was born and through utilising the natural habitat around their home in Somerset,… Continue Reading →

Bunkhouses are coming of age

Regular users of the wonderful, and quite often breath-taking, UK countryside including hikers, bikers, climbers or general outdoors type people, have almost certainly spent a night in a bunkhouse or hostel. Getting your head down and resting weary feet after… Continue Reading →

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 →

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