We have over 60 years experience in the outdoor industry, using as well as selling outdoor clothing and equipment.
There are many outdoor brands available and new ones are appearing all the time. This makes choosing your outdoor gear more and more difficult.
The following brands are ones that we believe are leaders in their field. Their products are excellent quality and very good value for money.
We would happily recommend them to anyone.
1000 Mile Socks
They are best known for their double layer socks (a sock within a sock) but they also make single layer socks. Guaranteed to last for 1000 miles, we have found them to be extremely comfortable, and will keep your feet warm and dry.
Deerhunter make some of the finest hunting and shooting clothing available on the market today, with superb levels of comfort combined with outstanding functionality and technical quality.
Helly Hansen produces high quality, protective technical gear for work, survival and sport. They work and play in extreme and harsh environments to learn what's needed to create the best performance outdoor clothing possible. Helly Hansen made several breakthroughs in product development to complete the layering principle today known as the 3-Layer System™.
Jack Pyke has been well known for its range of fishing and hunting knives for over 20 years, and has recently used their experience and knowledge in the outdoor market to significantly increase the range of products. They now produce a superb range of outdoor clothing and outdoor equipment specially designed for hunting, shooting and fishing.
Jetboil manufacture a range of camp cooking stoves and accessories that have revolutionised outdoor cooking. They are compact and lightweight and operate at over 80% efficiency. If size and weight are important then you should definitely consider this brand.
Leatherman are world famous for the quality of their multi-tools and the precision engineering in their production. All of their tools come with extended warranties (up to 25 years) which is testament to the outstanding quality they maintain.
Muck Boots Wellies are fully waterproof neoprene wellies that are both warm and functional, and comfortable enough to be worn all day. As well as outstanding comfort and warmth, they have many styles designed for a variety of outdoor activities.
Nikwax waterproofing products are easy to use, environmentally friendly and highly effective. Their range of cleaners and waterproofing products can be used on virtually every item of outdoor clothing and outdoor equipment.
Petzl Headlamps are probably the most highly trusted and best known headlamps around the world. They make a lot more than just headlamps, with an extensive range of products for climbing and caving.
SealSkinz are world famous for their waterproof and breathable socks and gloves. The range is growing all the time and now includes a variety of hats specially designed for outdoor activities like hunting and fishing.
Snugpak are world famous for their superb range of insulated soft shell jackets, and their sleeping bags. The combination of Softie insulation and Reflectatherm has created a range that is extremely lightweight, packs down incredibly well, and yet provides superb thermal insulation against extreme cold weather.
Wenger have been supplying the Swiss Army for over 100 years, and their knives are known as ‘The Genuine Swiss Army Knife’. All genuine Swiss Army Knives are produced by Wenger and Victorinox.
Zippo are probably the most famous lighters in the world. They appear in countless Hollywood films and US television programs, and are well known for their reliability and ease of use.