Hiking articles

Looking for all the very best hiking tips and advice? You’ve come to the right place! Here at the Winfields Outdoors blog, you’ll find a plethora of useful articles on a wide range of topics, including what to wear for hiking, some of the best walking routes around, product reviews, buying guides, interviews with brands, and much more. Read on and get fully prepared for your next hike!

Walking Boots or Walking Shoes – Which should you buy?
1 year ago

Walking Boots or Walking Shoes – Which should you buy?

By  •  Hiking, Walking

So you’ve decided it’s time to get yourself some good quality walking footwear – perhaps you’re replacing an old pair, or maybe you’re new to the whole rambling game …
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Walking & Trekking Poles Buying Guide
1 year ago

Walking & Trekking Poles Buying Guide

When out walking or hiking, it’s not uncommon to come across plenty of people using walking poles. But why …
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15 Things Only Walkers & Hikers Will Understand
1 year ago

15 Things Only Walkers & Hikers Will Understand

By  •  Hiking, Walking

We hikers and outdoor types are a tight-knit community. Obviously we always want new people to get involved, but …
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The Importance of Waterproofing your Equipment – Interview with Grangers
1 year ago

The Importance of Waterproofing your Equipment – Interview with Grangers

As the old saying goes, there’s no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong clothing. So just because …
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Packing & Organising Your Rucksack: The Essential Guide
2 years ago

Packing & Organising Your Rucksack: The Essential Guide

If you’re going camping, heading out on a hike or expedition, or are off to a music festival for …
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Orienteering & Map Reading Skills For Beginners
2 years ago

Orienteering & Map Reading Skills For Beginners

By  •  Hiking, Walking

In the days of smartphones, GPS and satellite navigation, many may believe that the good ol’ fashioned map has gone the way of the dinosaurs. But that’s not the …
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Camping & Hiking Disasters – What to do when it all goes wrong
2 years ago

Camping & Hiking Disasters – What to do when it all goes wrong

By  •  Camping, Hiking

As a wise man once said: Even the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.

Sometimes, …
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Expert Advice On Looking After The Countryside
2 years ago

Expert Advice On Looking After The Countryside

By  •  Hiking, Walking

We love spending time outdoors. It’s why we do what we do. But we also recognise how privileged we …
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