With crisp fresh air to enjoy and beautiful scenery to admire, a winter walk is the perfect way to make the most of all the natural beauty that the UK has to offer. Whether you’re heading out on a family hike or off on a catch-up with some friends, you’ll be able to get your heart pumping and appreciate the great outdoors this winter.
From comfortable yet stylish walking boots, to snuggly knitwear that will keep you warm, take a look at our top winter walking essentials, all of which are available with a One4all Gift Card.
Boots Are Made For Walking!
If you’re heading out to enjoy the great British countryside this winter, the first thing you’ll need is some walking boots! A pair of well fitting boots will help to support you whilst walking, stopping any nasty blisters or sprains as you tackle your favourite hiking route. The Boden Laura Leather Platform Hiking Boots from John Lewis perfectly balance comfort and style, combining bright pops of colour and comfortable fur around the top of the boot. With these boots, you’ll feel like you’re strutting down the catwalk whilst out and about this winter.
Boden Laura Leather Platform Hiking Boots, £150 from John Lewis
Knitwear Made Easy
British wintertime isn’t exactly known for being a warm time of the year! That’s why, when heading out for a walk this winter, layers are essential to help keep you warm and stop any mid-hike shivers. Known for it’s warmth and versatility, knitwear is the perfect winter wardrobe staple. The Athena High Neck Jumper from FatFace is sure to keep you feeling nice and warm whilst you take to the hills this winter.
Quite possibly the most important layer, a cosy winter coat is an essential for anyone, especially when heading out walking this winter. A padded jacket will help you to keep insulated, allowing you to focus on your stunning surroundings without feeling the chill. The Boxy Puffer Jacket from New Look will help you to wrap up in style, with thick padding keeping you warm, so no matter the weather conditions, you can still head out for a relaxing walk.
Dark Brown Boxy Puffer Jacket, £36.99 from New Look
Keep Yourself Energised
Hiking can be tiring, so it’s important to bring along snacks to help you power through. The last thing you want is to be half way through your walk and suddenly feel a wave of exhaustion! The Layered Protein Bar from MyProtein will give you all the energy you need to smash your winter walk, filled with nutritious protein and delicious ingredients, sure to make for an indulgent snack as you tackle your favourite route.
One of the many joys of winter walks is discovering new routes to try out, allowing you to explore the stunning British countryside. Whether you’re new to hiking or a seasoned pro, there are routes for everyone to try out and enjoy this winter. The 1001 Walks: You Must Experience Before You Die is jam packed with plenty of walking routes, allowing you to get out and about and try something new this winter.
1001 Walks: You Must Experience Before You Die – 1001 (Paperback), £10 from Waterstones
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