These are retailers of outdoor equipment for camping (tents, sleeping bags, etc), trekking (rucksacks, backpacks, hydration packs, etc), climbing, surfing, snowsports, etc etc.
Adventure1 0141 353 3788 Camping, survival and military kit for outdoor enthusiasts, campers, & hikers.
Blacks 01604 441111 Outdoor clothing & equipment retailers
Camperlands 0161 998 8523 Tents, camping, caravan & motorhome equipment & accessories.
Camping World 01252 316649 Pound sign Online camping gear retailer with a wide selection of tents, equipment and clothing.
Casey's Camping Centre 01244 682002 Camping equipment suppliers including tents, trailer tents, used caravans and outdoor equipment.
Cotswold 01666 575575 Full range of travel, outdoor & camping equipment for sale online.
Ellis Brigham 0161 833 0746 Outdoor, mountain and trekking gear. Buy online clothing, tents, baggage, gadgets,etc
Family Tent Shop, The 01932 761177 Online sales for camping equipment. Aka Home Counties Camping Centre.
Field & Trek 01268 494444 Full range of outdoor/travel clothing and equipment.
Gaynor Sports 01524 734 938 The online version of Gaynor's large outdoor gear & clothing store in Ambleside.
Gear Zone 01603 630 298 Pound sign Good range of specialist outdoor equipment and clothing, especially for mountaineering and trekking.
Gorge Outdoors, The 01934 742688 Outdoor clothing and equipment for camping, trekking and kayaking. If you were wondering, the name comes from their location: Cheddar Gorge.
Go Outdoors 08450 020 888 Discount tents, clothing, footwear and other outdoor gear.
Halfords n/a As well as motoring accessories, Halfords stock a range of tents, camping & outdoor equipment.
Intertent 01708 722937 Tents, camping accessories & clothing. Several brands here that you'll not find elsewhere. Aka PJ Camping.
Itchy Feet 01225 442618 Travel clothing and footwear; sleeping bags & tents; luggage; wallets, bags and rucksacks; gadgets.
John Pollock 020 8508 6626 Outdoor and expedition equipment and clothing.
MDS Battery 020 8884 4904 Specialist batteries for any obscure electrical gadget you are likely to have.
Millets 0800 389 5861 Clothing, camping, footwear, etc. Millets have been going for years. When I was a kid they used to specialise in army surplus gear. Now the Millets brand is a part of Blacks (see above) and is quite 'family & festival' orientated.
Mountain Warehouse 0870 7588 999 Outdoor clothing, equipment and camping gear.
Nomad Travel Store 020 8889 7014 Online travel shop and advice centre (inc. medical). Everything from rucksacks & sleeping bags to travel clothing & medical supplies.
Norwich Camping & Leisure 01603 434394 Tents and camping equipment.
Outback Trading 01326 569569 Tents, sleeping bags and camping gear.
Outdoor Bits 0870 7773967 Camping, caravanning and motorhome gear.
OutdoorGear UK 0845 644 3270 Pound sign Tents, camping equipment, rucksacks, compasses, GPS, and clothing for adults and kids.
Outdoor Megastore n/a star Pound sign Equipment, clothing and accessories for camping, caravanning, skiing, walking and hiking. Online discount store. I've bought most of my camping stuff from here. (And I've just discovered they have an affiliate scheme :)
Outdoor Scotland 0131 208 3000 Camping, clothing and survival equipment for mountain trekking and climbing.
Outdoor Shop, The 01908 568913 Wide range of equipment, clothing and accessories for activities including mountaineering, rock climbing, hill walking, backpacking, trekking and adventure travel.
Outdoor World 0870 6094579 starCamping, walking and outdoor leisure products retailer with a wide range of equipment.
Peli Products UK 01457 869999 UK distributors for Pelican torches and flight cases, which are made of lightweight polycarbonates and are extremely tough.
Penrose Outdoors 01872 270213 Outdoor equipment retailer. Tents, rucksacks etc.
Pro Adventure 01978 860605 starBushcraft, camping and outdoor specialist retailer in Llangollen in North East Wales. What's 'different' about this store is that it's owned and run by qualified outdoor adventure instructors who can also teach you how to use it.
Silver Fox 0113 332 0031 Outdoor gear including trekking & camping equipment. (Also does outdoor clothing, and travel & luggage accessories).
Simply Hike n/a Online camping equipment and clothing store. Sister site to Simply Beach/ Sweat/ Snorkel/ Scuba/ Swim/ Piste.
Simply Scuba n/a Well-known online scuba equipment store. They also have a mini site, Simply Snorkel, which they set up when they found that snorkellers were being overwhelmed by all scuba gear. Sister site to Simply Beach/ Sweat/ Hike/ Scuba/ Swim/ Piste.
Snow & Rock 0845 100 1000 Equipment and accessories for camping, climbing, biking, swimming, ski & snowboarding, with four shops in London and ten around the country. 01892 519933 aka 'Polar Snowchains'. They sell or rent snowchains & ski/luggage boxes for those self-drivers heading for the Alps, and other touring vehicle accessories.
Sports Warehouse 0800 783 5011 Outdoor activity clothing, equipment & accessories.
Taunton Leisure 01823 275121 Small specialist 'brick & clicks' retailer from my neck of the woods (the South West) selling a semi-eclectic range of outdoor gear & clothing (eg retro bell tents & standard brands).
Trailwise 0161 343 6166 Mountain and expedition equipment stockists and distributors.
Two Second Tents 07768 816 730 Sell 2-man tents made by Quechua that self-erect (careful! - ed) in 2 seconds... and now three second 3-man tents.
Watersports Warehouse 01736 75 1066 Dive equipment and other watersports.
Webtogs 0117 911 3869 Outdoor clothing and gear retailer with a pretty comprehensive range (8,000+ stock lines, apparently). 01667 452176 Huge range of equipment, clothing and accessories for camping, trekking, biking, skiing, and just travelling.
Winwood Outdoor 017687 80446 Camping, outdoor clothing and expedition equipment.
World of Camping 01872 552 778 Comprehensive camping (& caravan) accessories site.
Yeomans 01246 571 279 Tents, camping equipment and clothing.


  • Discover Camping is a guide to camping equipment including tents, sleeping equipment, lighting, cooking, furniture, etc, with recomendations on where to buy it.
  • Cath Kidston is a design brand rather than an outdoor gear retailer ( a sort of 21st century Laura Ashley), but they do those floral pattern tents and windbreaks that are all the rage right now.
  • Interhike is a sort of 'meta store' where you can find a wide selection of camping and outdoor accessories, which you then buy from other retailers or manufacturers.

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