It’s always important to have appropriate footwear, but especially so if you’re walking or hiking. Having a good pair of walking boots is essential for several reasons – they offer ankle and foot support, give you extra grip on uneven ground, keep your feet warm and dry, and more.
However, we know it can be tricky to know which pair to buy, especially if you’re not sure what to look for – take a look at our walking & hiking boot buying guide for more info on this.
To help you, we’ve picked some of the best walking boots from our extensive collection, showcasing some of the best hiking boots for men, women and kids, so the whole family can get kitted out ready to hit the great outdoors.
Men’s Walking Boots
Berghaus Expeditor Ridge 2.0 Boots
Built on the success of its predecessor, the Expeditor Ridge 2.0 boots are a great everyday walking boot. Lightweight, comfortable and featuring a clean design, these boots are waterproof and breathable. The AQ Waterproof fabric ensures all-day dryness and allows the escape of moisture vapours, while an OPTI-STUD outsole gives guaranteed grip on uneven terrain.
Jack Wolfskin Vojo Hike II Boots
The striking looking Jack Wolfskin Vojo Hike II walking boots are perfect for lighter hiking on trails and less demanding terrain, but still provides plenty of support when you need it. It features a suede upper but is backed by a waterproof and breathable Texapore membrane that will keep your feet dry and also wick away moisture.
Hi-Tec Quadra Multi-Sport Boots
Part of their outdoor essentials collection, Hi-Tec’s Quadra Multi-Sport boots are ideal for the warmer months, whether enjoying a leisurely bike ride, walk with the family or a wide range of other activities. Featuring a comfortable, breathable suede and mesh upper, the Quadra boast Hi-Tecs Dri-Tec technology to keep your feet dry and an EVA insole for underfoot cushioning.
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Women’s Walking Boots
Berghaus Expeditor Trek 2.0 Boots
For all-day hikes and unbeatable comfort, Berghaus’ new Expeditor Trek 2.0 boots tick all the boxes. An abundance of technology packed into these boots with a breathable split material upper featuring mesh panels for enhanced comfort, on top of an OPTI-STUD outsole, which promotes colossal confidence on uneven terrain. Its EVA midsole ensures a luxurious feel.
Merrell Siren Edge Q2 Mid Waterproof Boots
A sports-inspired, Merrell’s Siren Edge Q2 Mid Waterproof hiking boot that is packed with technology to make your hike as comfortable as it can be. This athletic-styled mesh and synthetic upper has been complimented with women-specific Q-Form insole stability and an M-Select DRY membrane. This offers unrivalled waterproof technology but promotes fantastic wicking and moisture management properties.
Karrimor Mendip 3 Leather Boots
A traditional looking women’s hillwalking boot, the Karrimor Mendip 3 walking boots combine a functional waterproof and breathable membrane with a durable leather upper for an all-round great choice, and at a price that won’t break the bank! This is an ideal pair of hiking boots for short, medium and long-distance hikes in all conditions.
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Kids’ Walking Boots
Merrell Moab 2 Mid Waterproof Mid Boots
Designed specifically for your little hiker, Merrell’s Moab 2 Mid Waterproof hiking boots offer great comfort and grip on mixed terrain. Featuring a durable synthetic and breathable mesh upper, the boots are lightweight, whilst the M Select DRY technology keeps feet dry with its moisture-wicking and waterproof properties. A joy to wear, you won’t doubt why Moab stands for Mother Of All Boots™.
Hi-Tec Romper Waterproof Boots
Engineered to allow your little adventurers to make the most of the great outdoors, Hi-Tec’s Romper Waterproof Boots feature the latest tech and fabrics to ensure maximum comfort. A soft PU nubuck and a Dri-Tec internal membrane ensures the Romper beads away wet weather but allows internal moisture to escape, keeping feet dry all day long. A lugged outsole provides exceptional traction on the most tricky terrain.
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While these are just some of the best walking boots around, we have a huge selection of others that are just as fantastic.
Last modified: October 22, 2019