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7 best hiking clothing brands 11/01/2022

The 7 Best Hiking Clothing Brands

Whether you’re taking your first steps into the world of hiking, or you’re a seasoned pro looking to upgrade your kit with so many brands on the market, it can be tricky to know which gear to choose. At Great Outdoors Superstore, we’ve rounded up our seven best hiking clothing brands to make choosing your hiking essentials super easy. Featuring a little bit of background to each brand and some standout pieces from their collection, you’re guaranteed to stay warm, dry and comfortable on your next hike. Table of contents:... Read More

Mountain Rescue Team & Vango at Great Outdoors Superstore 21/08/2014

Great Outdoors Proudly Sponsoring Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team

We at the Great Outdoors are proud to be sponsoring the Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team as well as supporting their upcoming Cheviot Challenge 2014 event. The Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team is a voluntary emergency service that relies entirely on the generosity of the public and other organisations for donations and funding. Their primary responsibility is to provide a search and rescue service to the area covered by Northumbria Police Authority. Team members are all volunteers who share a common love of the outdoors and a desire... Read More

Bear Grylls on Michael McIntyre’s Chat Show – Hilarious

If you missed Michael McIntyre’s Chat Show last night (or haven’t seen any episodes at all yet) we can highly recommend you check out this clip. The survival expert Bear Grylls goes about explaining what they would need to survive in the studio if they were trapped, which then quickly escalates into something completely different with hilarious results! Check it out below:     We’re big fans of Mr Grylls here at Great Outdoors Superstore, and are very proud to stock his popular Bear Grylls by Craghoppers range in store... Read More

Regatta Parka 28/12/2013

Boxing Day Sale – Regatta

Continuing our Boxing Day sales… Our Regatta range is taking a hammering on prices so have a look at a couple of the deals below and treat yourself to a new coat for snowy March weather (it always snows in March!) Blanche Jacket for Ladies – £23.00 For Ladies called Blanche.. This £23 wonder is waterproof and windproof and judging the hurricane style winds we have been having across the country in December, this coat is likely to be a life saver at some point over the year. It’s Insulated... Read More

north face jacket 26/12/2013

Boxing Day Highlights – The North Face

Our Boxing Day Sale kicks off with a bang! We have some fantastic deals across a few specially selected brands so if you’ve been holiding out for that special winter deal then now is the time to bag yourself a bargain. The North Face Aconcagua Vest – £79.99 Keeps your body warm so your brain doesn’t have to! A lovely gillet filled with Down feathers in a boxed format to reduce the amount of drop from movement. This basically means it keeps you warm better. Pick it up throughout January... Read More

Guaranteed Christmas Delivery 19/12/2013

Last Day of Christmas Deliver Friday 20th Before 4pm

If you were wondering when you need to get your orders in for Guaranteed Christmas Delivery we are offering free DPD premium next day shipping to all orders put in before 4pm on Friday 20th December. So you can rest-assure that you will get your gifts in time for Christmas. Order now to make sure you don’t miss out!

Winter Driving 17/12/2013

Driving Home for Christmas – The Survival Guide

Driving in the winter months is likely to test even the most experienced of motorists. Figures from the Department for Transport (DfT) show that in 2012, 38 people were killed, 544 were seriously injured and 4,584 were slightly injured in road accidents reported in Great Britain when there was snow or ice on the road surface. With that in mind, it makes sense to be prepared and get yourself organised to face the elements, especially as walkers or hikers, you’re likely to be slightly off-the-beaten-track if bad weather strikes. Before... Read More

RL Cares Walking Safety Leaflet 12/12/2013

Founders Walk and Three Peaks Charity Challenge

Great Outdoors Superstores Opens Heart to Charity This Christmas With the festive season very nearly upon us, you may be happy to learn that The Great Outdoors Superstore in partnership with has been keeping itself busy by helping out both the Heartbeat of Sport and Rugby League Cares over October and December. By providing head torches and walking boots to the Heartbeat of Sport during their Three Peaks Walk, and protective jackets to Rugby League Cares during their Founders Walk through the Trans Pennine Trail, the Great Outdoors Superstore was... Read More

Regatta Missy Quilt Jacket - £24.99 02/12/2013

Cyber Monday Clothing Deals UK

With all the Madness of our Black Friday, we decided to give you a second go at cracking those deals. Our cyber Monday clothing deals are sure to put a smile on your face, with guaranteed delivery before Christmas. Here are just a few of the fantastic Deals on Offer: Craghoppers Ladies Miska Micro Fleece – Only £14.99 Looking for a stocking filler that will take up the stocking? This Ladies micro Fleece is half price at only £14.99, its super soft and comes in a range of great wintry... Read More