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Products that have stood the test of time
This week the Queen became the longest reigning monarch in British history. A lot has changed in outdoor innovation in the length of her reign, but many brands have a key piece or range that has stood the test of time and lasted for years. Lets celebrate some of those long running outdoor reigns.
With so much to see in the beautiful Peak District, you’ll likely want to spend more than just an afternoon here. We’ve rounded up our pick of 10 campsites and caravan parks, ideally located to allow you to get the most out of your trip.
With such a large range on offer, and so many brands to choose from, it can be quite daunting selecting your gear. To give you a little more insight, we’ve asked members of staff at GO Outdoors HQ – and from around our stores – to suggest their top 5 products in certain areas for the Summer 2014 season.
Top 5 Tents by Nick, Tent buyer.
With inflatable tents becoming more and more popular, and with numerous brands now creating their own versions of this concept, we thought we’d answer some of the frequently asked questions we get in regard to this great new technology.
It’s difficult to escape the popularity of the Six Nations rugby tournament at this time of year, but while the teams duke it out on the field, we asked GO Outdoors blog readers to vote for which of the Six Nation countries was the best for the outdoors person. In second place we visit Wales.
The best things come in small packages.
Six Nations of the Outdoors: 2nd Place Wales.
Pop into your local GO Outdoors for our Tent Demo’s
To help you choose the right tent, we are introducing tent demonstrations in all our stores. These free demo’s will show you how easy our tents are to put up and take down – giving you a chance to pick up some useful tips from our staff.
These demo days will be held every Saturday and Sunday at the following times:
Around 50 people die each year from carbon monoxide poisoning.
In the past few years we’ve heard of tragic stories of people in tents, and more recently a family on a private boat, dying from carbon monoxide poisoning,
How can you make sure you are protected against this?
Easter is here, and for many it is usually the start of their camping Summer. This time last year we were facing double digit heat and an early Summer, while this year – there’s still snow on the ground for a lot of the UK. Since we know a lot of you have had to cancel your camping holidays for the weekend (not everyone likes the cold) we thought we’d take to Facebook and Twitter and ask our customers, If they could take a famous person camping, who would it be and why?
It’s always exciting coming into a new season, even if the weather doesn’t strictly follow us. In this series, we’re asking around head office for some staff ‘favourite 5s’ of the upcoming season. One of the items we are asked most about through the year are tents, so we went back to our Tent buyer Nick for his favourite 5 of 2013.
Top 5 Tents from Nick – Tent Buyer.