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Top Tips For Choosing The Perfect Boot
Top Tips For Choosing The Perfect Boot
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Top Tips For Choosing The Perfect Boot

Having the right boots for your adventure will ensure you stay supported and comfortable in all your pursuits. Here are our top tips for choosing the perfect pair.

When To Replace Your Walking Boots
When To Replace Your Walking Boots
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When To Replace Your Walking Boots

Once your walking boots reach a certain age they need to be replaced. Our guide will help you identify when the time has come to start investing in a new pair for your next adventure.

When To Replace Your Waterproof Jacket
When To Replace Your Waterproof Jacket
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When To Replace Your Waterproof Jacket

A waterproof jacket is an outdoor staple, so you must ensure that your jacket stays effective at keeping water out all year round. Learn how to wash, reproof, repair, and when's best to replace your jacket with our handy guide.

Boot Fitting Guide
Boot Fitting Guide
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Boot Fitting Guide

Here's our guide to finding and fitting the right shoes for you, with helpful videos to demonstrate how to do it from our in-store expert Joe Lodge. 

Boot Care Guide
Boot Care Guide
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Boot Care Guide

Your walking boots will see you through adventures for years to come - but only with the proper care and attention. Whether it's leather, suede, nubuck, synthetic/hybrid, or an engineered mesh, read ahead and discover our step-by-step care guide to help keep your footwear performing longer.

Ways To Get Walking With The BMC And YHA Festival Of Walking
Ways To Get Walking With The BMC And YHA Festival Of Walking
Ways To Get Walking With The BMC And YHA Festival Of Walking

With six weeks of events and offers, the Festival of Walking is aimed at encouraging as many people as possible to Get Walking, and it's free to get involved!  

Geocaching In The UK
Geocaching In The UK
Walking | Travel
Geocaching In The UK

Geocaching is a worldwide treasure hunt that has gained a lot of popularity in recent years. Find out how to explore this exciting outdoor activity in the UK today.

Geocaching: Everything You Need To Know
Geocaching: Everything You Need To Know
Walking | Travel
Geocaching: Everything You Need To Know

If you're looking for a unique way to explore the outdoors and experience the thrill of treasure hunting, then geocaching might just be the activity for you. 

4 Tips For Warm Winter Hiking
4 Tips For Warm Winter Hiking
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4 Tips For Warm Winter Hiking

If long walks and picturesque hikes are on your agenda, find out how to choose the best clothes and accessories to keep warm while walking in a wintry wonderland.

The Best National Parks For Romantic Walks
The Best National Parks For Romantic Walks
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The Best National Parks For Romantic Walks

Keeping romance alive isn’t technically our area of expertise, but the outdoors and the activities that go with it are.

Our Favourite Night Walks
Our Favourite Night Walks
Our Favourite Night Walks

Night walking can be just as rewarding as walking in the day, giving you chance to reconnect with the natural world in a whole new way. To inspire you to give it a go, we've rounded up some of our favourite night walks.

Our Expert’s Guide To Multi-Day Trekking
Our Expert’s Guide To Multi-Day Trekking
Our Expert’s Guide To Multi-Day Trekking

Conor from our Aberdeen store shares his passion and top tips for taking on multi-day treks including info about about his camping set-up and must-have kit for his adventures.

Our Favourite UK Summer Walks
Our Favourite UK Summer Walks
Our Favourite UK Summer Walks

Nothing beats taking a stroll on perfect summer’s day, so we’ve pulled together some of our favourite spots from around the UK, along with some interesting sights to look out for along the way.

Our Favourite Long-Distance Walking Trails
Our Favourite Long-Distance Walking Trails
Our Favourite Long-Distance Walking Trails

Whether you experience them in short sections over years, or take on their entirety in one go, we’ve rounded up a list of our favourites to inspire your next big walking adventure.

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