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The Duke of Edinburgh's Award

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh has left a tremendous legacy. If you have taken part in the DofE across the decades, share your stories on the special DofE memories page to help inspire the next generation of adventurers.

GO Outdoors is a DofE recommended retailer of expedition kit. Every year 300,000 young people in the UK start their DofE and we offer them all, along with DofE Leaders and volunteers, a further saving from the advertised Discount Card Price. Terms and Conditions apply.

We recognise that this is a difficult time for everyone, and if you are involved in doing or running the DofE in any capacity you may be looking for some answers. The DofE have created a hub where participants, Leaders and parents can find all the information and ideas they need during the coronavirus outbreak at

DofE participants and parents

Use your DofE Card

Use your DofE Card or Digital DofE Card to shop in store or online, with no need to purchase a separate Discount Card!

Free fitting

From rucksacks to boots, our expertly trained staff will help you select the right equipment for your expedition and budget and make sure it fits you correctly.

DofE Kit List and Recommended Kit

The DofE Kit List features products and brands that the DofE recommend for expeditions. All sales of DofE Recommended products generate a donation to the DofE charity.


Find out more about expedition kit and preparation with the DofE Kit Guide. Download the DofE Kit guide for FREE, and view web pages and videos for advice.

DofE Leaders and volunteers

Free Delivery

Free Delivery on all Group Orders over £50, with flexible delivery options.

Group Discounts

Contact our GO Group Sales team, who will be happy to help you source any kit you need.

Kit Talks

Speak to one of our friendly Store Teams or contact us to book your DofE group in for a Kit Talk. We can tailor these to your group or expedition.

Flexible Payment Options

We accept cash, card, BACs and cheque.

Official DofE Recommended Expedition Kit

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award has been helped over 6 million young people gain valuable life experience, build confidence and enjoy adventure since it began in 1956. Here is a selection of kit to help you do the same.