The British Mountaineering Council

British Mountaineering Council


Cotswold Outdoor actively supports the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) assisting in events, training and in their aim to get people enthused about climbing and hillwalking in the UK and beyond. As the UK’s largest retailer of climbing kit, we can provide you with the means of pursuing your passion.

Partnership Benefits and Services

As well as an extensive range of over 250 top quality outdoor brands, we offer a number of FREE in-store services to help ensure you are best prepared for whatever activities you choose.

  • FREE boot fitting

    Our expertly trained staff will measure your feet, select the best boot and make small adjustments so you have maximum comfort and support.

  • FREE rucksack fitting

    Your body shape is unique so our expert staff will make simple adjustments so that your rucksack sits comfortably and disperses weight evenly.

  • Aftercare for your products

    You’ll get years more from your kit if you know how to look after it. Get free expert advice in store and online on how to maintain your new kit.

  • Kit Talks

    Our talks inform attendants about the correct clothing and equipment for their activities from highly-trained staff. Contact your nearest store for more info.

  • Buying kit for a group?

    Our Group Sales Team is on hand to negotiate any group or bulk purchases on a case-by-case basis.
    Contact us on 01666 575 576 or groupsales@cotswoldoutdoor.com

  • Members Benefits

    Members of the BMC receive an exclusive discount on a wide range of outdoor clothing and equipment. For full details, see the member’s area of the BMC website.

Information and discount FAQ's Join now to receive your partnership benefits Cotswold Outdoor Guarantee
  • PRICE

    We're determined to give you a fair deal. If you find a product we sell for less with other retailers, we'll match it or refund the difference except on web offers or special promotions.

  • QUALITY

    In addition to manufacturer's guarantees, we provide a one year, no quibble, money back guarantee. So if you find a product faulty, you can send it back for a full refund or exchange.

  • RETURNS

    If you're not delighted with your purchase send it back in new condition with the returns slip within 28 days for a refund or exchange or bring in store with your receipt.