#DoOneThing for Earth Day, Thursday 22nd April 2021

Over the last year, our natural landscapes have seen increased footfall as many of us have enjoyed these spaces as an escape from lockdown. We’re thrilled to see so many people enjoying the outdoors, and it’s important to make sure we explore in a responsible and sustainable way so we don’t cause damage to the places we love.


We’ve teamed up with The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) this Earth Day to celebrate the diverse natural landscapes across the UK and ROI.  We’re focusing on the ways we can help protect and maintain them to ensure they remain thriving and beautiful for everyone to enjoy.


Click here to read our blog and find out more about the unique characteristics of these diverse landscapes, and how you can walk or camp in each of them more sustainably. You can also find out more about how The BMC have transformed over 8,000 acres of peat moors across the Peak District, and what this means for the planet, with our BMC Climate Project blog. Finally, follow here to read our explainer on each of the sustainability filters you’ll find on our shopping pages to help you make more planet-friendly purchases.

Earth Day Prize Draw

We’re inviting everyone to take part in our #DoOneThing challenge in celebration of Earth Day 2021. All you need to do is share your promise to explore the outdoors more sustainably and responsibly (our outdoor etiquette blog has plenty of inspiration if you’re stuck!) – but there’s more to it than just doing your bit for the planet. We’re giving everyone who enters a chance to win £400 worth of sustainable brands and products from Cotswold Outdoor.*

To enter the prize draw:

  • Show us what you’re doing to protect the outdoor spaces you love by posting a photo or video on your timeline
  • Tag Cotswold Outdoor in the caption
  • Use the hashtag #DoOneThing in the caption
  • You will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win £400 worth of sustainable brands and products at Cotswold Outdoor.*

*Terms and conditions apply. Entries for the Earth Day Prize Draw open at 00:01 on Friday 16nd April and close at 23:59 on Sunday 25th April. The winner will be announced on the Cotswold Outdoor Instagram channel. Read the full competition terms and conditions here

Find out about our mission to change the fabric of outdoor retailing

For us, the outdoors is everything. It’s work, it’s play, it’s in our DNA. Put simply, we’d be lost without it. That’s why we want to do everything we can to look after it for generations to come. How? By minimising our impact on the environment, actively protecting the places we love, and helping everyone to enjoy the outdoors in a sustainable way. We’re working towards a more circular economy that’s better for the great outdoors and everyone who enjoys exploring it, too. Read more.


Want more time with your kit and to save the planet? Who doesn’t? Find out how you can give your favourite outdoor kit a second life if it’s past it’s best with our Repair & Care service here.


If your kit is beyond repair then the best thing you can do for the planet is to dispose of it in the most responsible way possible. Find out more about our Recycle My Gear service which allows you to part with your old outdoor kit without fear of it ending up in the landfill.

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