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GO Outdoors become a DofE Recommended Retailer of Expedition Kit
GO Outdoors is proud to announce our partnership with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award to become a Retailer of Recommended Expedition Kit as part of the JD Outdoor Group. From April 1st 2018, those taking part in DofE expeditions at any level will be able to receive fantastic discounts on DofE recommended expedition kit in all GO Outdoors stores and via GOoutdoors.co.uk.
The recognition keeps rolling for Calibre Bikes
Calibre Bikes have been recognised at the Retail Week Awards 2018 scooping The American Express Own-Brand Range or Product award. At GO Outdoors our main aim is to make the outdoors accessible for all and part of that is making sure that you can enjoy quality innovative products at the most affordable prices possible. This is exactly what we look for in our exclusive brands and Calibre Bikes is no different.
GO Outdoors has shown its support to the UK Armed Forces by signing the Armed Forces Covenant.
Here at GO we work to ensure everyone, regardless of ability can access the equipment they need to enjoy the outdoors and we support the Armed Forces by offering additional discounts to current and former service personnel (an extra 10% off standard Discount Card prices*), while employees of the company can benefit from our Reservists Policy for those who serve as volunteers.
Every great staycation starts with a road trip – share yours with us!
As we take a short break from our weekly photo challenge, we’re bringing you a fantastic opportunity to win GO Outdoors vouchers each week and the possibility to win £500 in vouchers at the end of the summer!
The best time to grab your Christmas presents or a treat for yourself is here
Black Friday is here again, and while we’d always encourage you to climb mountains and not shelving, there are some fantastic bargains to be had , and lets face it – the more Christmas gifts you buy now, the less time you have to spend shopping in December.
We’ve hand picked some of our favourite Black Friday deals to share with you, but please remember that all Black Friday deals are strictly while stocks last.
The Jetboil experts come to GO stores this November/December
This December we welcome the Jetboil tour into GO Outdoors stores where GO customers can see a demonstration of the fantastic Jetboil range. If you’ve been thinking of getting a Jetboil then head into your local store on the date below, because the experts will be giving away a FREE Maglite XL200 worth £69.99 with every Jetboil cooking system purchase.
Golden Pebble Worth £500 Still Missing
PEBBLES worth £1,050 are still hiding in Ferry Meadows Country Park after the GO for Gold Treasure Hunt weekend finished with 11 stones still to be found.
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.
Join the guys from Mammut in select GO Outdoors stores this November for gear advice, fitting, competitions and giveaways. Read more
Over the last month or so we’ve asked you to submit your photos capturing the spirit of the Great British outdoors. The reception was overwhelming, we received around 450 entries ranging from beautiful landscapes, to a snapshot into your family holidays, from the dramatic to the serene. Read more
We love it when the guys from Mammut join us in store, and from the feedback we have received, you guys do too. Mega Mammut days are a chance for you to ask questions and get gear advice from dedicated Mammut staff. These events will be happening in four of our stores this weekend:
During November you may notice a rise in popularity of the moustache, as men around the world grow to raise money and awareness for male cancer charities through ‘Movember’.
GO Outdoors customers have raised £10,000 for Mountain Rescue after purchasing 2,000 mini mammoth cuddly toys.
The toys were donated by outdoor gear manufacturer Mammut and have been exclusively available from 44 GO Outdoors stores throughout the country since July 27th.
A member of staff at GO Outdoors Norwich has recently taken their love for Lego models and used it to create a miniature GO Outdoors store from the bricks. Here is the finished product:
We love a long weekend at GO Outdoors, and our stores are no different. This Bank Holiday weekend, if you’re not out in the hills, and you’re in the area, pop into GO Outdoors Coventry for some fantastic events happening in store.
We love a bank holiday here at GO Outdoors, and if you’re not already planning a little getaway now that the sun has decided to join us, then why not pop along to your local GO Outdoors store and check out some of the great activities we have planned?
GO staff hit the hills with the guys from Mammut
Mammut are on the rise here in the UK, offering some great high end technical gear to tackle some of the worlds worst conditions. To help get our staff involved in what they do, Mammut offered to take GO staff on a Mammut experience day, to find out exactly what the Mammoth was all about.