Latest News & Updates at Taunton Leisure

Our Top Pieces of Nature Writing

Taunton Leisure | 30/03/2020 16:40:16

Painting: Girl reading under an oak tree by Winslow Homer Our top pieces of nature writing for days stuck indoors. Unless you are a hermit already living the lifestyle the likes of which we are about to promote, you may notice that everybody thanks to Covid-19 is staying indoors. We’re all.... More

We Carry Kånken

Taunton Leisure | 26/03/2020 14:18:26

We Carry Kånken Take a look at a NEW TO OUR RANGE selection of one of the world’s most iconic backpacks. Recognisable all over the world for its distinct shape, colours and bright red logo on a white circle, the Kånken (pronounced: Konk-un) pack from Swedish gear maker Fjällräven has now been.... More

Dave’s first look at the NEW Rab Kaon Jacket

Taunton Leisure | 25/03/2020 12:07:21

The NEW Rab Kaon Jacket: First Impressions. Dave from the Exeter Shop takes a look at Rab’s new super versatile and super lightweight insulative jacket. Rab describe themselves as masters of insulation, their jackets are some of the most renowned of any brand and have.... More

Staff Review: Fjällräven High Coast Fold Sack

Taunton Leisure | 24/03/2020 12:36:15

Staff Review: The Fjällräven High Coast Foldsack 24L      Follow Emma from the Exeter Store as she takes time to unfold Fjällräven’s light, versatile and waterproof daypack. Ready to play Fjällräven have always had a knack for creating functional, hardwearing and.... More

Coronavirus information for our customers

Taunton Leisure | 24/03/2020 08:00:00

Dear Taunton Leisure Customers, These are unprecedented times and as many of you know we have been in trading for over 40 years as an independent family owned business. Today we are following government guidelines to help protect our staff and the public from the unfolding situation with Coronavirus and closing all of our retail stores. Please.... More

All NEW Arc’teryx gear now available

Taunton Leisure | 19/03/2020 11:39:03

BRAND NEW GEAR FROM ARC’TERYX Take a look at some of the inspiring technical gear available within our range from on the World’s finest gear makers. Arc’teryx have and no doubt will always provide some of the best outdoor gear with beautiful attention to detail. Some of their latest.... More

The NEW Spring Vango Tents

Taunton Leisure | 04/03/2020 11:26:42

The NEW Spring Vango Tents & Awnings 2020 Take a look across the range of Vango’s new range and see our thoughts on their new features. Scottish camping brand, Vango has over the years made their name near synonymous with camping in the UK and Europe. In summer.... More

Our Partners: Redpoint and Flashpoint, Bristol

Taunton Leisure | 26/02/2020 10:19:22

Our Partners: Redpoint and Flashpoint, Bristol Take a look at Bristol’s premier climbing and bouldering facilities. We are very pleased to be in partnership with Bristol's premier climbing and bouldering facilities, Redpoint and Flashpoint. Converted out of an old art-deco cinema, Redpoint has become an innovative hub for climbers and.... More

Our Partners: The Quay, Exeter

Taunton Leisure | 26/02/2020 10:05:32

Our Partners: The Quay Climbing Centre, Exeter Take a look at this fantastic facility along Exeter’s historic quayside with the South-West’s highest indoor wall. We’ve been in a close partnership with the Quay since its birth in 2011. Built within Exeter’s former electricity works along Exeter’s.... More

Book a Tent Appointment

Taunton Leisure | 25/02/2020 10:55:58

Book a Tent Appointment with a Camping Specialist Our Stores in Exeter and Bristol are here to show you the ins and outs of our camping range with a superb demonstration. Our staff are trained annually by knowledgeable representatives from each of the great brands available within our range. We.... More

The Exeter Tent Showroom

Taunton Leisure | 25/02/2020 10:27:18

Our Exeter Tent Showroom We Appreciate that it is always wise to view a tent before purchase in order to make sure that it is just right for your needs, that’s why our dedicated tent showroom in Exeter has up to 20 tents pitched and ready to view so you can see the.... More

Expert Climbing Advice

Taunton Leisure | 24/02/2020 15:39:57

Expert Climbing Advice Due to close partnerships with the South-West’s Premier climbing centres, Our Bristol and Exeter stores hold some of the best services for premium climbing gear in the UK. The South-West holds some of the very best rock climbing in the country, with Dartmoor,.... More

Our Rucksack Fitting Service

Taunton Leisure | 24/02/2020 11:37:44

Our Backpack Fitting Service Often overlooked, a poorly fitting backpack can be detrimental to any long-distance trek or day hike. To avoid any rubbing or unnecessary back strain, our knowledgeable staff are all trained to provide you with the best advice and techniques for helping you get the.... More

Our Expert Boot Fitting Service & Footwear Fit Guarantee

Taunton Leisure | 21/02/2020 11:45:56

Our Expert Footwear Fitting Service Over the years we have gained an excellent reputation for our accurate and knowledgeable footwear fittings, a service we offer completely free of charge. Did you know that most people are wearing the wrong shoe size? Unfortunately,.... More

Let’s Talk G-1000 Fabrics

Taunton Leisure | 18/02/2020 10:05:11

LET’S TALK G-1000! TAKE A LOOK AT THE HISTORY OF FJÄLLRÄVEN'S SIGNATURE FABRIC AND HOW THIS SEEMINGLY OLD-FASHIONED SYSTEM IS STILL INCREDIBLY RELEVANT AND RELIABLE TODAY. (it's pronounced FYAHLL–RAHVEN) Just FYI. ADAPTABLE FOR A LIFETIME IN NATURE In 1966, a Scandinavian expedition.... More
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