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British Mountaineering Council

We’ve been supporting the BMC for years. Now it’s official. We’re delighted to have been chosen as the BMC’s recommended retail partner, offering a 15% discount* to BMC members in-store and online.


Cotswold Outdoor’s partnership with the BMC allows us to actively support their access and conservation work, helping them to get people enthused about mountaineering, climbing and hillwalking in the UK and beyond. As the UK’s largest retailer of climbing kit, we provide BMC members with the best kit to pursue their passion.

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Partner Benefits and Services

Free Boot Fitting

Our in-store experts will help you pick out the perfect pair of boots with a free footwear one-to-one, just ask in-store.

Kit Talks

With one of our group kit talks our experts can tell you everything you need to know about preparing for your adventure, just ask in-store.

Free Rucksack Fitting

With a free in-store rucksack one-to-one our expert staff will help you choose the right rucksack and adjust it to fit perfectly.

Buying For A Group

Our Group Sales Team can negotiate bulk purchases for groups on a case-by-case basis, just contact them at

Caring For Your Kit

Look after your kit and it will be with you for years to come. Check out our kit care guides online, or ask an expert in your local store.

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.

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Join now to receive your partnership benefits

From protecting and fixing footpaths, to defending access to crags and the outdoors, the BMC is here to fight for their members’ rights as the voice of climbers, hill walkers, mountaineers, and all adventure enthusiasts. Join BMC to help support their work and receive up to 15% discount* at Cotswold Outdoor.


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