10 Ways to Survive a Wet Festival

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Don’t become a meme for the wet weather this year, be prepared. 

British festivals and wet weather go together like beans on toast. Around June-August in Britain, the weather seems to forget that it’s supposed to be in the height of summer and throw down days of rain, usually when you’re outside in a field at a music festival. The rain shouldn’t ruin your weekend, if you’re prepared. Here are our tips to get you through.

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20 Things That Happen at Every UK Festival

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Lets celebrate the great British music festival

Rain or shine, the masses descend on the UK festival scene throughout the summer. Whether you’re a hard rocker at Download or a hard raver at Creamfields, there are some things that all festival goers can relate to. So lets celebrate the start of the festival season 2015 with some of the great eccentricities that make up the UK music festival.

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Protect Your Travel Luggage with Numinous

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A brand new range of anti-theft rucksacks at GO Outdoors 

Gap year travelling is becoming more and more popular, with many spending their summers or longer backpacking to the far reaches of the globe in search of memories they can keep for a life time.

As anyone with backpacking experience will tell you, the worst nightmare of any traveller is theft. When your rucksack contains everything, security is key.

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Beginners Walking Checklist

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Pull on your boots and explore the outdoors on foot

Walking is one of the most cost effective ways to keep fit. Whether you’re walking miles for endurance, or a leisurely walk on your local trails, it all helps toward a fit and healthy heart. We’ve compiled a list of a few suggested basics for day trip walkers.

Take a look at the list and use it as a guide to find the right gear for you.

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GO Outdoors Sponsors Mountain Mayhem

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GO Outdoors backs the 18th Mountain Mayhem

We are very proud to be sponsoring Mountain Mayhem, the UK’s longest running 24-hour bike race which will be held from the 19th – 21st June 2015 at Gatcombe Park, Gloucestershire.

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Behind the scenes of our new TV ad

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GO Outdoors staff lead by example in new TV ad campaign 

Everybody needs a little adventure in their lives, and at GO Outdoors we’re hoping to inspire the adventurous side in you with our new TV ad. The ad is inspired by that ‘Lets just go’ reaction, leaving excuses behind and getting out there to try something new, it’s the year to make your sofa feel lonely.  Read more

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5 Tips to Survive Mountain Mayhem

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GO Outdoors cycle buyer Mike gives his
tips to survive Mountain Mayhem

In 2015 GO Outdoors sponsors one of our favourite events in the cycling calendar – Mountain Mayhem. This 24 hour mountain biking event isn’t for the faint hearted, but never fear because GO Outdoors cycle buyer and Mountain Mayhem veteran Mike is on hand to offer some advice from experience.

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Top Outdoors Brands of 2014/15

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Crowning the best outdoor brands of the last year

With the general election looming, we’ve been asking you to elect your favourite outdoor brands. Each year we crown the top 10 outdoor brands according to GO Outdoors customers. Fans out of the outdoors can be fiercely loyal to their favourite brand, but has another brand stepped up their game and impressed over the last year? Here are the results

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50 Reasons to visit the Peak District

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50 fantastic days out in the first of the UK’s National Parks

Are you the kind of person who’s always up for an adventure? Do you love spending time in the great outdoors? Do you feel at home in the countryside? If the answer to all of the above is yes then we’ve got just the challenge for you – why not make the Peak District your next foray into the wild and experience the delights this beautiful countryside has to offer.

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Inflatable Tents Lowering Divorce Rates

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Camping frustration lowers by up to 40%

New research shows that tensions among family campers are finally being eased, due to the innovation of inflatable tents. The ability to pitch in minutes is said to be giving couples less time to argue about the instructions, and more time to relax.

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