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12 Days of Christmas Gifts for Adventurers

Stuck on what presents to buy your outdoorsy family member or friend? Get some joyful inspiration as we talk you through the 12 days of Christmas with Hawkshead, and find some of the best gifts for travellers this season. From outdoor trousers and travel accessories to some exciting Christmas hamper ideas for the adventurer in your life, find it all with Hawkshead.

12 Days of Christmas with Hawkshead

  12 of the best Christmas gifts for the outdoor family adventurer…
Day 1… …A pair of walking boots.

The ideal Christmas gift for adventurers, our women’s walking boots are suited to all kinds of outdoor activities – from hiking up hills to a casual stroll to the shops. The lightweight material offers a comfortable solution to your days on the trail. Shopping for adventure gifts for him? Check out the range of men’s walking boots.

Day 2… …A Corey fleece.

An all-year-round favourite. Made from recycled fabrics, the Corey fleece is super soft, traps heat effectively and makes you look good, too. The festive colour of the men’s Aster Red Corey Fleece makes for the perfect Christmas gift for adventurers.

Day 3… …A waterproof jacket.

An absolute staple in the wardrobe of anyone with a taste for the outdoors. Perfect all-year-round, stay protected from the Great British weather in a quality coat from Hawkshead. Shop our women’s waterproof jackets today.

Day 4… …A bodywarmer.

The ideal gift for when you’re stuck in between seasons and it’s not cold enough for a full coat. Shop the range of men’s body warmers for versatility and style with insulating properties that will keep you warm.

Day 5… …A Buff scarf.

Their moisture wicking technology will not only keep you warm in the cold, but also cool when it’s hot. The ideal travel companion suited to numerous outdoor activities. Available in a range of styles and colours, this is the ideal Christmas gift for any budding explorer.

Day 6… …An Expolite hooded jacket.

The ultimate lightweight jacket that is super packable and filled with Craghoppers’ ThermoPro synthetics that will keep you extra warm on in the cold. Shopping for him? Add a splash of colour into his wardrobe with this Spiced Copper Expolite Hooded Jacket.

Day 7… …A base layer set.

Keep your kids warm this Christmas with a base layer set. Designed to suit their rough and tumble lifestyle, base layers are perfect for playing in the park or heading out on a family adventure. Available in different colours and patterns.

Day 8… …A pair of outdoor trousers.

An absolute necessity for anyone who’s hitting the trail. Stay protected from the elements and keep moving in any conditions with a pair of durable outdoor trousers. From lightweight women’s trousers to a variety of men’s outdoor trousers. The perfect Christmas gift for adventurers. Pick up a pair of kids’ trousers too and get the whole family ready!

Day 9… …An aluminium water bottle.

A crucial part of every travel bag. Available in multiple sizes, this lightweight yet durable water bottle is the ideal piece of kit to take on the trail. Bonus, with this sustainable bottle, you’re also reducing plastic waste.

Day 10… …An outdoor rucksack.

Designed to travel with you, no matter where you’re headed. Lighten the load with an outdoor rucksack equipped with multiple pockets and compartments so you can carry everything you need on your back.

Day 11… …A Miska fleece.

Warm up this winter in a super-soft, lightweight microfleece. Available in multiple colours, there’s a Miska fleece for everyone. Perfect for when you’re on the trail or even if you’re just cosying up at home with the family. This Frost Blue Miska Fleece is the perfect travel gift for women.

Day 12… …A puddle suit.

The ideal Christmas gift for the budding adventurer. Keep your little one dry and clean with a full-body waterproof suit. Perfect for rain and snow. So that you don’t have to worry when the temperature starts to drop.

Christmas Hampers for Travellers

Feeling generous this year? Put together a Christmas hamper for your outdoorsy family member or friend. Perfect for those who are heading on an open-air adventure in the new year, or the youngsters who are off on a gap year to escape reality for a while.

1. A Festive Hamper for Winter Travellers
Put together a hamper of all the winter travel essentials that they will need to get them through the cold weather. From warming gloves and winter hats, to thick scarves and cosy socks. Walking poles are also an ideal gift for hikers as they’re handy on snowy and uneasy terrains!

2. A Full Hawkshead Wardrobe
From head to toe, kit your loved one out with every item of clothing they will need for their outdoor adventure. Including lightweight body warmers that are ideal for those ‘in-between’ weather conditions and t-shirts and tops for those summertime expeditions. Find everything you need to complete your travel wardrobe and all your Christmas gifts for nature lovers at Hawkshead.

3. A Footwear Care Package
While you may consider purchasing a pair of walking boots, would you think about all the extras? Put together a handy package of everything they’ll need to protect their feet, and shoes, from the rough terrains on the trail. That includes:
• Spare shoelaces
• Overshoes to protect against mud and snow
• Boot bags
• Insoles
• Proofers
• Socks

4. A Rucksack Full of Goodies
Fillled with gifts for hikers and all of the necesseties needed on an outdoor adventure. Start with some of the things that they may neglect to consider (though they will definitely need them) before they head off:
Water bottles. Because everyone needs to stay hyrdrated when they’re on the go.
Travel wallet. Keeping your money safe is extremely important – especially if you’re somewhere that’s unfamiliar to you.
Money belt. Make sure your money is extra secure and keep it on your body at all times with an accessible money belt.
Microfibre towel. Perfect for camping and for keeping fresh on the trail. Also ideal if you’re travelling with your pooch!
Spare shoelaces. Because you never know what might happen.
Dry bag set. The ideal way to keep your gear both dry and safe.

Don’t have a bag? No worries, you can pick one up at Hawkshead from our range of outdoor rucksacks.

Christmas Gifts for Pets

Don’t forget about your furry friends! At Hawkshead we offer a range of pet travel accessories so that you and your pooch can enjoy the trail, together.

Hopefully you’re now feeling much more prepared for the upcoming Christmas holiday, but check out our Christmas gift guide for more festive inspiration this year. And we won’t blame you if you sneak a couple of bits into the basket for you too…

Merry Christmas, from Hawkshead.

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