Where to get wonderful walking shoes and boots
A good pair of walking shoes or boots is essential if you're interested in trekking or rambling. Fortunately, there are plenty of outlets, both on the high street and online, where you can get good deals on walking shoes and boots. Let's take a look at some of the best places to go for high quality, affordable walking footwear.
TV shopping channel QVC (Qvcuk.co.uk) has a fabulous online store stocking a huge variety of discount fashion items and sportswear. The store is a great place to go if you're looking for stylish walking and hiking equipment for home delivery. Hot picks from QVC include the Lola Mid GTX4 lace-up walking boot by Clarks. These low rise ankle walking boots have a protective round-toe design, ensuring maximum comfort on all terrains. Many Clarks' walking shoes and boots are fitted with a Gore Tex panel to keep feet dry. The Lola Mid GTX4 unisex walking boots are currently on sale from QVC, priced at £43.32, saving you £21.18 on the original QVC retail price of £64.50, so log on now to bag yourself a bargain while stocks last.
Blacks (Blacks.co.uk) is one of the leading outdoor clothing and equipment retailers in the UK and the high street store should be your first port of call if you're looking for great deals on walking shoes and boots for men, women and children. The store currently has some excellent offers on Autumn/Winter 2011 stock and is definitely worth checking out if you're looking to update your walking wardrobe. Favourites at Blacks include the Salomon Men's Viaggio GTX Walking Boots. Featuring a trademark Gore Tex lining, these stylish Salomon walking boots are suitable for all weather conditions while the thick sole make this a veratile shoe which will protect your feet on all terrains. The Viaggio GTX walking boots are a new addition to the Blacks' stock range for 2011 and are now on sale, reduced from £109.99 to just £69.99, saving you an impressive £40.00.
If you're looking for walking shoes and boots at bargain basement prices, check out the great range of products available from Mountain Warehouse (Mountainwarehouse.com). This popular high street outdoors superstore is renowned for its high quality camping, walking and winter sports clothing and equipment. Top choices from Mountain Warehouse include The Force Women's Walking Shoes by Mountainlife. These mid-sole shoes are suitable for a variety of outdoor sports including hiking and rambling and are also ideal for walking the dog in wintery conditions. The stylish grey and blue design of these walking shoes makes them a fabulously feminine choice. Costing just £19.99, you could save an impressive 50% on the original retail price of £39.99 if you by Mountainlife's The Force Women's Walking Shoes from Mountain Warehouse.
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