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April 27, 2018 / Comments (0)

Winfields Store Managers’ Top Tents, Clothing & Camping Gear

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When it comes to buying the best outdoor gear around, many of you know exactly what you want. However, we know the choice can sometimes be overwhelming and it’s not always easy to know which pair of walking boots to buy or which tent to buy for your next family camping trip.

When it comes to knowing the best outdoor products here at Winfields Outdoors, who better to ask than our store managers? With summer just around the corner, they have selected their top picks for when you go on your next walk or camping trip. Take a look below at the selections from each manager of the Winfields stores around the UK…

Winfields Barrow

Store manager: Nick

Top Tent

Vango AirBeam Lomond 500 Air Tent – A great family tent, with plenty of space. Large front canopy meaning extended living space. Makes for a perfect weekend tent as well, with its super quick pitch time.

Top Camping Gear

Vango Keswick 375 Sleeping Bag – No other sleeping bag comes close for value for money and usability.

Top Outdoor Clothing

Regatta Birchdale Waterproof Jacket (For Men and Women)– At 10000 HH, it will keep you dry on the wettest of days, along with the Isotex stretch fabric for extra comfort. Comes in 3 different colours to suit everyone.

Top Footwear

Karrimor Mens IV Mid Walking Boot – Also available in Womens. This boot gives you so much more than a lot of other walking boots at this price. Great for dog walkers or people wanting to get out in the Lakes.

Winfields Chester

Store manager: Mark

Top Tent

Vango AirBeam Illusion TC 800XL Tent – A durable, polycotton tent well suited for families and very versatile.

Top Camping Gear

Kampa Lofa Chair – Fantastic value for money! Good size comfortably seating 2 adults.

Top Outdoor Clothing

Regatta Birchdale Waterproof Jacket (For Men and Women) – A lightweight, waterproof and breathable jacket with a good colour range and great hood system.

Top Footwear

Karrimor Bodmin Mid (women’s) – Available in men’s and ladies’. This boot gives you so much more than a lot of other walking boots at this price. Great for dog walkers or people wanting to get out in the Lakes.

Winfields Feckenham

Store manager: Helen

Top Tent

Kampa Brean 4 Air Tent – This is a compact tent, with plenty of head room and is easy to pitch.

Top Camping Gear

Vango Titan 2 Oversized Chair – So comfortable, it’s like having your arm chair outdoors.

Top Outdoor Clothing

Regatta Birchdale Waterproof Jacket (For Men and Women) – This stylish jacket is excellent for a range of activities with mobility and also with a waterproof and breathable fabric.

Top Footwear

Berghaus Explorer Trek Plus GTX Walking Boots (For Men and Women) – A comfy walking boot even after a full day in the hills. It will cope with any terrain and weather.

Winfields Garforth

Store manager: Shaun

Top Tent

Kampa Studland 8 Classic Air Tent – The 2018 changes, including the colour, zip windows and blackout bedrooms, have put this already fantastic tent right to the top of the list in terms of what customers ask for when looking for a large family tent.

Top Camping Gear

Zempire Kitpac Large Table – Light but still robust, versatile, packs away/assembles easily, and just a beautiful looking table.

Top Outdoor Clothing

Kuhl Mens Stealth Shirt – Quick dry material and fitted with a slight stretch for comfort. Security pockets seals the deal. Available instore only.

Top Footwear

Treksta Sync II GTX Trail Shoes – Incredible value for a GORE-TEX trail, comfort and durability tick’s boxes too. Available instore only.

Winfields Haslingden

Store manager: Sonia

Top Tent

Kampa Hayling 4 Classic Air Pro Tent – Large living area with a mosquito mesh screen helping to keep all sorts of bugs out on warms days!
– Polycotton fabric, which allows the tent to breathe, reducing condensation and helping keep temperature down in hot weather.
– Easy to pitch and pump up in no time.

Top Camping Gear

Vango Titan 2 Oversized Chair – A strong steel frame for extra support and with a padded layer makes for a perfect comfy chair on your camping trip, to sit in after a long hike!

Top Outdoor Clothing

Trespass Kids Ossie Waterproof Jacket – The Kids Ossie jacket is perfect for everyday use! Whether it’s going to school or on a walk, kids will be waterproof and windproof thanks to adjustable cuffs and grown on hood. Comes in two different colours!

Top Footwear

Hi-Tec Mens Eurotrek Lite Walking Boots – Great for light hiking, with waterproof leather and breathable membrane to keep feet dry in all conditions! A snug and secure fit with MDT (Multi-Directional Traction) rubber outsole provides grip on a range of terrains.

Winfields Hull

Store manager: Lee

Top Tent

Vango AirBeam Illusion TC 800XL Tent – The top of the range tent from Vango, a true credit to fifty two years of heritage from this fantastic Scottish company .
With the following features…
-Three year warranty (one of the best after sales in outdoor industry)
-30% bigger beams when compared to Vango’s standard beams.
-Vango’s patented t.b.s (tension band system) for when our British summers get that bit windy.
-Three cable entry points.
-Skytrack two system.
-Over 735cm in length if you want the ultimate family tent this is the tent to beat for 2018!

Top Camping Gear

Vango Orchard Table And Chair Set – Offering fantastic value for money unlike some furniture which can feel cheap and flimsy. This is very robust and strong, built to last many camping trips! With 4 chairs, 1 table, it all folds up in a convenient storage bag.

Top Outdoor Clothing

Craghoppers Kiwi Pro Stretch Trousers (For Men And Women) – A very versatile walking trouser that can be used for work and walking, with multiple pockets and with a shower proof durable water repellence in case you get caught out in a shower, with a glasses cleaner sewn into the pocket for people who where glasses or shades in case the sun is shining or when wet. They can be washed many times and still keep the colour without fading, looking the same as when you first purchased them.

Top Footwear

Berghaus Supalight II GTX Hiking Boots (For Men and Women) – The clue is in the name of this style, a pair weighs just over a kilo. Now with an improved Vibram sole, with full leather uppers outside and in, they have been on the market for years! These are a very high-performance boot for the serious walkers, having a Gore-tex membrane that will give you the confidence to tackle any types of terrain.

Winfields Keswick

Store manager: Lach

Top Tent

Vango AirBeam Lomond 500 Air Tent – The Vango Lomond can be pitched in minutes – meaning you have more time to enjoy your camping holiday! You can fully utilise the living space and enjoy accommodation for up to 5 people – making this a great weekend or long-stay tent for a small group.

Top Camping Gear

Two of our bestselling chairs:

Kampa XL High Back Chair
1. Extra comfortable and opens and folds in seconds.
2. Ideal for camping, caravanning, picnics, festivals, concerts, sporting events and in the garden.
3. Folds to a compact size for easy transport and storage in its own carry bag. Now available in 5 different colours.

Kampa Tub Chair – The Tub Chair from Kampa is a great choice for camping, folding to a compact size, lightweight and complete with carry bag. Whilst easy to transport and store, comfort is not sacrificed, and the wrap around sides do a good job of stopping any unwanted draughts. Now available in 5 different colours.

Top Outdoor Clothing

Jack Wolfskin T-Shirts – The T-shirts with organic cotton have the functional attributes of polyester – it dries fast and is hard wearing. Lots of colours – lots of fun.

Jack Wolfskin Kalahari Short – Jack Wolfskin have created a skirt and short in one which feels light and airy to wear. The Supplex nylon fabric offers outstanding UV protection – highly practical if you are out and about all day long. Available in store.

Top Footwear

Berghaus Hillmaster II GTX boot – A range of comfort and performance features make this well-loved hill-walking boot a classic. It is ideal for the hills and the valleys of Lake District NP. Available in store.

Winfields Measham

Store manager: Stewart

Top Tent

Kampa Hayling 6 Classic Air Tent – With its new improved polycotton fabric, blackout bedrooms and its new front mesh door, it’s a cracking family tent. Certain to be a winner for many seasons to come.

Top Camping Gear

Vango Titan Oversized Chair – The ultimate outdoors chair! You may need your cool-box nearby as you won’t want to move to grab another drink.

Top Outdoor Clothing

Craghoppers Mens Apex Waterproof Jacket – Lightweight Aquadry jacket, perfect for the April showers, or team up with a fleece to keep out the chill.

Top Footwear

Salomon Womens X Ultra 3 Mid Hiking Boots – Gore-Tex lined, Ortholite sole for maximum comfort, these boots will keep you going for miles.

We hope you’ve found some cracking pieces of outdoor gear thanks to our store managers – get in touch on Facebook or Twitter and show us your top picks.

Last modified: May 10, 2018

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