Extended Cycling Range Lands in Milton Keynes

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Over 100 bikes on display in our new cycling concept in Milton Keynes

Cycling has boomed in the UK in the last few years due to success in the Olympics and the Tour De France coming to England. With so many different cycling disciplines to take part in, we wanted to create a real destination for all cyclists. Our brand new GO Cycling concept in Milton Keynes is our cycling range extended with a great selection of brands, bikes, clothing and more on offer.   Read more

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Peterborough Treasure Hunt

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GO for Gold at Ferry Meadows Country Park

We’re rather excited here at GO, as in December we will be opening our 50th store. The store opens in Peterborough, and to celebrate we’ll be hosting a treasure hunt at Ferry Meadows Country Park on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th November.

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10 Things to Check When Buying Walking Boots

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If you’ve ever had walking boots that rub, this list is for you 

There is so much choice in walking boots these days, it can be overwhelming if you don’t know what you’re looking for. In this article we’ll take you through a list of 10 things to check when shopping for your new pair of boots. Whether you’re taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh award, doing a 3 peaks challenge for charity, or a leisurely ramble in the Peak District, we’ll guide you through.

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Q&A with Countrywise Presenter Liz Bonnin

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We sit down with Liz Bonnin of Countrywise for a live Q&A 

At GO Outdoors we love Countrywise (Mondays ITV 8PM), a wonderful weekly trip around the great British countryside. This week we had the fortune to sit down and host a live Q&A with presenter Liz Bonnin. You may have also seen Liz on shows such as Star Gazing Live, and Operation Snow Tiger among others.

We asked our followers for questions, and they didn’t disappoint.

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How outdoor clothing adverts used to look

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‘Men are better than women’ claims outdoor ad in 1959

In an ever changing world it’s sometimes very easy to long for the good old days, or how things used to be. Every now and then there’s something that makes you whince a little, and this ad for Drummond sweaters makes us think that sometimes things change for the better..

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Mega Mammut Days in Store this November

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The Mega Mammut Days are back, and coming to select stores 

Join the guys from Mammut in select GO Outdoors stores this November for gear advice, fitting, competitions and giveaways.  Read more

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Staff Stories: Old Climbs Lead to a Trip Down Memory Lane

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Enjoying Christmas Curry for the First Time in 30 years

GO Outdoors founder John Graham recounts a day in Snowdonia with the Mail on Sunday health editor, Barney Calman, climbing some routes that he hadn’t tackled in years.

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How to fit a rucksack and pack it correctly

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Walk in comfort with your pack correctly fitted 

All too often a rucksack is chosen based on price, or features alone, with no thought for how it might fit and feel when you’re out and about. In this article we’ll take you through how to correctly fit your rucksack, and the best way to pack it.

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Staff Stories: Tackling Everest Basecamp

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Giving you an insight into the adventures of our staff members

At GO Outdoors, we love to hear about the adventures you’re planning when you pop into our stores for your gear. We love the outdoors as well, and our store and head office staff are often out on their own adventures to tackle the great outdoors.

In this blog we hear from Tim of our Colchester store as he prepares for a month long trip to Nepal to take on Everest basecamp.

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Zombie Survival Kit List

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When the dead walk the earth, you better have a survival plan, or it’s already too late for you.

We live in a world that has an obsession with zombies taking over, so much so that even the Pentagon has a plan to stop the zombie apocalypse. GO Outdoors stores have always been considered a great place to head when the dead start to roam the earth, so we thought we’d collect together a few essentials for you to think about, should you ever need it.

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