Taunton Leisure News

  • The Arc'Teryx Cerium

    The Cerium range is designed to be used as technical warm outer layers in cold dry conditions or a mid layer in cold wet conditions. The priority of these garments is to have a very high warmth to weight ratio, they achieve this by having a high down fill power...
  • Fill up their Christmas stockings with great gift ideas

    If you’re looking for some great outdoor kit as a Christmas present for the keen hiker, climber, walker or camper in your life, then visit our online Gift Ideas or see us in-store at Bristol, Exeter or Taunton for a whole host of gift ideas (2018). We’ve a range...
  • Help us keep Bristol’s homeless warm this Christmas

    We’d love it if you could help us keep Bristol’s homeless warm this Christmas through donations this month (December 2018) of nearly new sleeping bags and clothing. Our Bedminster-based Taunton Leisure – Bristol is inviting you to bring in any items you no longer need to help with a collection...
  • Help Exeter’s homeless this Christmas

      With your assistance, we’ll be helping keep Exeter’s homeless warm this Christmas and New Year through donations of nearly new rucksacks, sleeping bags and outdoor clothing. Our store on Fore Street is inviting you, if you live locally, to bring in any items you no longer need to...
  • Arc'Teryx Proton and Atom Jackets - How are they different?

    Arc’teryx are a premium Canadian based outdoors manufacture who where founded in 1989. They are built on the principle of obsessive, precise design and production. They have unique in-house manufacturing and they have worked closely with companies such as Gore-Tex, YKK, Coreloft and many more to push the boundaries of...
  • Luci lights - Just add sun!

    When we talk about well performing outdoor equipment and lightweight technical gear, one sadly doesn’t think of solar powered lighting. It is too often thought of as being a permanent garden light on a stake or a poorly designed device which can be left for days in full sunshine but...
  • How can something so small be so bright? The Petzl Bindi Headtorch

    How can something so small be so bright?  This is the question I'm still asking having now used the new Petzl Bindi headtorch for the past month. The Bindi has 3 white light settings, 200 Lumen max power, 100 lumen standard and 5 Lumen max autonomy, it also has 2...
  • Socks, pants, slippers & gloves they’ll want this Christmas

    IT’S NOT naff to get socks, pants, gloves or slippers for Christmas if you’re a hiker, climber, walker or camper – they need them. Here’s a selection of some of the best available this year (2018) from us online and, also, from our stores in Taunton, Bristol and Exeter...
  • Back Packing Essentials

    Lightweight cookware, cooking equipment and food provides your fuel for the trip. Carefully chosen cookware will save on space, weight and last a life time. Most of the Snow Peak range is made from titanium so it is extremely tough but very lightweight. Snow Peak is a premium quality although...
  • Picks of Waterproof Jackets 2018

    Whether you are looking for a jacket for climbing mountains, hiking the hills, wearing through town or watching winter sports we have selected some of our favourites below. No matter what your adventure. A cycle into work, a walk into town, or ascending a Lakeland fell, this waterproof jacket...

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