The Scout Association

We are proud to be the official recommended outdoor high street retailer for The Scout Association. Our long shared passion for adventure and our combined objective in helping local communities engage in the outdoors makes this the perfect partnership and one that we proudly support across the UK and beyond.

Partnership Benefits and Services

Cotswold Outdoor offers a range of FREE in-store services to help prepare Scouts and Leaders for outdoor adventures.
We also offer expert boot and rucksack fittings to ensure they are as comfortable as possible.

  • 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. Well-fitting boots will also ensure that walks and hikes aren’t affected by sore or aching feet.

  • 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. We can even help to pack your rucksack to ensure the most comfortable fit possible.

  • Aftercare for your products

    You’ll get years more from your walking boots and outdoor clothing if you know how to look after them. Get free expert advice in store on how to maintain your kit or check out our Knowledge videos for lots of useful advice.

  • Kit Talks

    Our fun, hands-on kit talks inform attendants about the correct clothing and equipment for their activities from highly-trained staff that have a genuine passion for the outdoors. 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. Speak to them about bespoke quotes for your group.
    Call us on 01666 575 576 or

  • Members Benefits

    The Scout Association participants and leaders receive an exclusive discount on a wide range of outdoor clothing and equipment. For Terms and Conditions and to find your online discount code, log in to the member’s area of the Scouts website.

Hikes Away badge

As sponsors of the Hikes Away badges for Beavers, Cubs and Scouts, Cotswold Outdoor is here to offer impartial and expert advice which will help ensure the correct clothing and best kit are available to keep every Scout and Leader comfortable and safe.Come and speak to us in store when choosing outdoor essentials and get help with planning and preperation for your next adventure.

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

    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.


    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.


    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.