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Why not get something for your family adventure?

The right gear can make or break a family adventure. Whether it's clothes, camping equipment or specialist equipment for hiking, boating, canoeing, cycling, skiiing or any other form of adventuring, we're building links here to online retailers who have something useful to offer. We welcome suggestions for other sites to list here. Please report any broken links.

Books, Maps, Guides

Outdoor Gear & Camping Cycling, Bikes & Bike Stuff

Sailing & Watersports

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Books, Guides, Maps
Sites where you can buy stuff to read, listen to or watch

In Association with - click through here to buy from Amazon and get a little inspiration or practical advice for your trip. Guidebooks, adventure stories, destination guides. Or buy something completely unrelated! Books, videos, CD's, electronics, everything! Want a few ideas? Try our recommended books for family adventurers.

Outdoor gear, camping equipment
Stuff for travelling, living and adventuring in the great outdoors

Tiso are Outdoor Specialists with a great range of outdoor equipment, clothing and camping equipment.
GearZone - a keenly priced online gear retailer offering over 60 well known brands with free delivery options and no quibble returns
  Little Trekkers is a UK based company that aims to help families stay active. They stock a wide range of outdoor and active lifestyle gear and equipment suitable for babies and children and available for puchase online. And in our experience the service is as speedy and reliable as they say it is.  

Cycling and bike stuff
Everything cycling for adventures by bike

Burley are a leading manufacturer of child trailers for cyclists. Whether you're looking for something a run to the shops or a multi month expeditions, Burley have something to fit the bill. We've used their trailers for years and can highly recommend them for reliability, serviceability and support. Why not take a look?  


Practical Cycles is a UK based firm who sell an amazing range of bikes and other kit to help you shift stuff by bike. Their range includes Madsen, Surly, Yuba, Bakfiets and the unique Xtracycle kit (to adapt a conventional bike into a Sports Utility Bike). With one of these you can carry kids, kayaks, tents, surf boards and a thousand other things on your bike. Great for getaways or daily tripping. One less excuse to use the car and one more way to save the planet. Get here and get yourself a healthier, more environmentally sensitive SUV.

Technology and gadgets
All the tech stuff you might need for life on the road


Things for life at sea, on lakes, rivers or waves - sailing, canoeing, kayaking and surfing

The Family Adventure Store is a family run business based in Wiltshire in the UK. The owners are keen water sports enthusiasts and believe that 'having small children isn't a reason to stop having fun, in fact it is a very good reason why you should start.' They sell equipment, offer advice and provide training to help families get out there adventuring, especially in canoes.  

Hiking, climbing, trekking,mountaineering
Stuff for life on the up, hiking, climbing and mountaineering


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