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Taunton Leisure Stores

We have three fantastic stores stretched across the South-West of England, in Taunton, Exeter and Bristol. All stores hold a wide range of superb outdoor gear with staff whose experience and knowledge of the outdoors have helped grow an excellent reputation which we are extremely proud of. All stores are very well-known for having some of the best footwear fitting services in the country where we take the time to measure your feet and evaluate the best fit. We are so confidant we offer a footwear fit guarantee!

Thousands of intrepid explorers, climbers, and campers travel from further breadths of the UK and abroad to our stores each year to receive the very best service and advice. Our customers have taken the gear we sell to the World's furthest reaches including the North and South Poles, the Himalayas, Patagonia, Kilimanjaro - the list goes on. We see our stores as the base camp before your adventures into the unknown, but also the fire you gather around to tell stories of adventures past.

Latest News from our stores

Staff Review: The Páramo Velez Evolution Hybrid Smock

Taunton Leisure | 12/10/2021 15:01:43

Staff Review: The Páramo Velez Evolution Hybrid Smock Caius from the Exeter Shop takes Páramo’s elite smock and puts it to solid use. Extend your comfort zone – that’s the Paramo mantra. Paramo’s Analogy waterproof fabric works very differently from membrane-style waterproof such as.... More

Staff Review: The Montane Prism Jacket

Taunton Leisure | 11/10/2021 15:41:27

Staff Review: The Montane Prism Jacket Take a look as Exeter Shop’s Dave takes Montane’s lightweight insulated jacket to the Scottish hills and gives his thoughts. Features The Montane Prism boasts a heap of features for such a simple jacket. The arms are articulated which I never thought of.... More

Staff Review: The Osprey Tempest 30 back pack

Taunton Leisure | 28/06/2021 12:22:54

Staff Review: The Osprey Tempest 30 Follow Amelia from the Taunton Store as she takes Osprey’s innovative pack for a spin and gives her thoughts. Over the past few months I have been fortunate enough to have the opportunity to test out the new Osprey Tempest 30. I am a big fan.... More

We’re partnered with the best climbing centres in the South-West

Taunton Leisure | 16/06/2021 15:33:52

Our climbing centre partners Take a look at the climbing centres who we train with and have been working alongside for years. We love climbing! In recent years, we’ve seen rock climbing absolutely boom with popularity. We’re not at all surprised, after all it is a superb way to.... More

Staff Review: The Montane Stretch Terra Pant

Taunton Leisure | 01/04/2021 14:35:54

Staff Review: Montane Terra Stretch Pant Follow Dave from the Exeter Shop as he gives Montane’s signature trouser a good walkabout and shares his thoughts. Although a recent addition to the Taunton Leisure’s range this is not my first interaction with Montane and not with the Terra Pant range. Montane first introduced the world.... More

Staff Review: The Rab Microlight Alpine Jacket

Taunton Leisure | 30/11/2020 15:26:05

Staff Review: Rab Microlight Jacket Follow Josh from the Bristol Store as he takes on one of our most popular jackets and gives his thoughts on what makes the Microlight so special. With continued social distance and precautions, at least these strange times have given us more space once again.... More

Staff Q&A: How to choose the right walking boots for your needs

Taunton Leisure | 15/10/2020 12:23:34

Staff Q&A: How to choose the right walking boots We ask one of our expert boot fitters some of our most frequently asked questions when it comes to choosing the correct pair of walking footwear for your feet and where you’re going. Choosing the correct footwear can be challenging. It.... More

Staff Review: The Lowe Alpine Airzone Trek 45:55l

Taunton Leisure | 29/09/2020 14:30:44

Staff Review: Lowe Alpine AirZone Trek 45:55 Follow Caius from the Exeter Shop as he takes on one of Lowe Alpine’s most popular packs and gives us his thoughts. For Big Days and Long Weekends All a rucksack needs to do is get you and the things you need to the.... More
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