23 Christmas Gifts for Outdoor Lovers

Hello to all our outdoorsy girls!

We’ve selected a wide variety of gifts for outdoor lovers, of some of the most reliable, and functional outdoor-oriented items, whether your outdoors person is most at home setting up their campervan and tent or hitting the slopes.

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1. Columbia Women’s Bird Mountain™ Ski Synthetic Down Jacket, £215.00, www.columbiasportswear.co.uk

If you are looking for something super reliable and cosy, look no further than this jacket! It comes in 4 colourways and has a variety of sizing available from XS-XXL. The hood has a faux-fur trim that is removable and most importantly, is compatible for helmets!

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2. Grangers Footwear Care Kit, £20.00, www.grangers.co.uk

If you’re giving a lover of the outdoors the gift of new footwear, why not give them the tools to protect, clean and maintain them with the Grangers Footwear Care Kit? Containing four outstanding products, new shoes will be protected from the elements during winter.

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3. Sun Bum, £23.99, www.lookfantastic.com

We are all about the ‘Good Vibes Only’! This skincare collection is the ultimate travel-sized selection of sun cream products, including a Moisturising Sunscreen Lotion, Sunscreen Lip Balm and Cooling After Sun Lotion, all packages in a cool travel bag. 

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4. OAG International Trips, £1,000.00 – £1,500.00, outdooradventuregirls.com

Holidays and experiences are always the best gift to give at Christmas, our International trips are rolling out across the world, from skiing in France, to exploring in Bali, to adventuring in Morocco, we have a range of expeditions for the outdoor lover.

Check out our upcoming International Trips:

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5. Fabsil Tent + Gear Cleaner, £6.85, www.fabsil.com

Winter camping just got easier with Fabsil’s Tent + Gear Cleaner which helps to protect kit from the elements over time. Perfect for that mad friend planning a winter expedition in the New Year…

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6. OAG Gift Card, £50.00 – £200.00, outdooradventuregirls.com

For those who may not know what to give their friends or family in the run up to Christmas, our gift cards are a perfect contribution towards their next outdoor adventure. 

Our gift cards can be used towards OAG BIG WEEKEND and Overseas international trips. 

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7. Regatta Outdoors Women’s Tebay Leather Waterproof Walking Boots, £130.00, www.regatta.com

It’s at no surprise that Regatta Outdoors does a fantastic walking boot! Every outdoor lover’s ideal gift is a walking boot – it’s the item we always need!

This good quality waterproof boot protects the wearer from getting wet feet, protected with a EVA underfoot cushioning which makes them extremely comfortable for long hikes.

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8. HipCamp Gift Card, £50.00, www.hipcamp.com

Give the gift of camping this year with HipCamp’s gift for campers gift card. Whether your friend enjoys staying on a campsite or perhaps a more rural setting, HipCamp have plenty of trip ideas to choose from all over the WORLD!

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9. OAG BIG WEEKEND, £250.00, outdooradventuregirls.com

To give the gift of an experience is so rewarding. You might be looking for that all-inclusive UK stay-cation weekend for your outdoorsy friend…We have this packaged up with an added bonus of other like-minded women joining the trip from around the UK. Our BIG WEEKENDS provide women with an unknown territory to meet other women (also in the same boat), to connect, and make friendships, plus, enjoy an action-packed weekend.

We have visited many UK destinations including Snowdonia, Lake District and the Peak District and have lots more on the cards…

  • PEAK DISTRICT3rd – 5th February 2023
  • SNOWDON – 21st – 23rd April 2023
  • SCOTLAND – May 2023
  • WALES – 9th – 11th June 2023
  • LAKE DISTRICT – 23rd – 25th July 2023
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10. Wild Swimming in the Lake District Book by Suzanna Cruickshank, £20.00, www.adventurebooks.com

Be inspired with a book for experienced and beginner wild swimmers enthusiasts. Suzanna will guide you through everything you need to know for your next swimming adventure.

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11. ACAI MAX Stretch Skinny Outdoor Trousers, £79.00, acaioutdoorwear.com

If you are looking for outdoor clothing as a gift, these will not disappoint. The trousers come in 8 neutral shades of blues, greens, browns and beiges to blend in with nature.

The lightweight breathable trousers are the perfect gift for an explorer, whether it be up mountains or by the coast, these trousers will protect the wearer from rain showers.

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12. TOG24 DRAX Womens Funnel Down Jacket, £160.00, www.tog24.com

You can’t go wrong with the practical gift of a jacket, especially one that is designed in Yorkshire using 90% duck down feathers. This lightweight jacket is easy to store in a backpack, the coat packs into the chest pocket easily.

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13. Theragun Mini Percussive Therapy Massager, £135.00, www.johnlewis.com

Say goodbye to aches and pains with this compact high-quality deep muscle massager. It comes with a 2 years guarantee when purchased and is available in four different colour-ways including, White Black, Desert and Red. Theragun mini is your pocket-sized partner!

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14. Contigo AUTOSEALTM Chill Couture water bottle, £25.95, www.amazon.co.uk

The ideal gift for those who, ironically, don’t ‘chill’ and are always on the move, Contigo’s 100% leak-proof and spill-proof AUTOSEALTM Chill Couture keeps drinks cool for up to 28 hours. Adorned with unique patterns, this explorer will always look the part.

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15. Great Pub Great Walk, £15.99, www.oliverbonas.com

Can you get any more British? A good pub walk is exactly the wholesome day that we all need. This box of pub walking routes has awesome pull-out cards packed full of information about the area, pub and history. The best thing is, these are not throwaway and can be used again and again!

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16. Scratch Map, £13.00, www.mapsinternational.co.uk

There’s something for everyone on this map, it displays 15 National Parks, 54 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) and 40 of Scotland’s National Scenic Areas. It’s the perfect gift for someone who loves exploring or likes to escape the city life.

The map is made of silk art paper and is easy to scratch off areas that have been visited.

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17. Outbacker Insurance, various, www.outbackerinsurance.com

Be prepared for anu eventuality with fully-comprehensive and trustworthy travel insurance. You never know when you might get hurt, sick, or you lose something valuable. For these scenarios and countless others, you’ll need to have travel insurance – like Outbacker!

There is one travel insurance company I trust and it’s Outbacker, who make me feel safe wherever I am in the world, knowing I’ve always got insurance to fall back on – if I needed it.

Click the button below to get a quote on your insurance and you can use discount code SVYHWVPLAG for 15% off your travel insurance! *All Outbacker travel insurance policies are underwritten by AXA.

18. HJ Hall Adventure Trek socks, £15.00, www.hj.co.uk

Heading out on a festive walk for Christmas Day? Make sure the whole family has HJ Hall’s specialist Adventure Trek socks made from wool for ultimate warmth and high density cushioning for comfort!

With arch support and ankle bracing, these socks give you stability and comfort. To minimise impact, these socks employ high density cushioning and a reinforced toe and heel, giving them durability and you maximum possible wear. For when you work up a sweat, the Adventure Trek sock also has ventilated mesh zones so your feet can breathe.

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19. Stand-Up Paddleboarding in Great Britain Book by Jo Moseley, £20.00, www.adventurebooks.com

Fancy spending the Winter to research best places to SUP in Summer? We recommend reading Jo Mosely’s guide to paddleboarding in the UK. You’ll delve into inspiring adventures and learn how to get started with SUP safely. 

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20. Greenfield  Collection Deluxe Hamper Bag for Two People, £42.99, shop.ordnancesurvey.co.uk

Everyone loves a picnic…This lightweight hamper set is perfect for taking with you on long walks, the shoulder strap is very comfortable to carry too. The set includes flask, mugs, teaspoons, napkins and a waiter’s friend. The flask can keep drinks warm or cool for 5 – 7 hours and the set comes with a 2-year guarantee. 

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21. DAYMADE, from £2.95, www.daymade.co.uk

Fancy chasing the Northern Lights in Iceland or soaking up some sun with your family in the Maldives? Or is a California road trip with your bestie more your thing?

With DAYMADE you can win a great selection of prizes (big and small) from your favourite lifestyle, fashion, beauty and tech brands. Just enter DAYMADE’s weekly prize draw for a chance to win and choose from 200+ prizes. And you can even win a holiday to Morocco like our founder Sophie did back in 2019. Use code FRIENDOFSOPHIE for your first free entry. ENTER HERE

22. eZengear Paracord Survival Bracelet, £9.92, www.amazon.co.uk

Does your friend want to be Bear Grylls? We have the perfect suggestion for your adventurous wild friend. This bracelet has everything you would need if you were to survive in the wilderness, it holds a flint, compass, a loud 100dB whistle, mini saw and a military-grade waterproof paracord of up to 3.2 metres! The coolest thing is that the paracord can be used to create a shelter, set traps and build rafts. If needed, it can also be used to start a fire and act as tinder, create a clothesline for wet garments and be used for accidents to hold splints in place and stop bleeding!

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23. Bridgedale Women’s Midweight Merino Comfort Socks, £22.00, www.bridgedale.com

Everybody needs socks and especially at Christmas, it’s the safest option out there! With Bridgedale socks, they last a very long time and often come with a 5* years guarantee. A merino blend is always a great option for hiking boots as the fibres will absorb all moisture from the skin, avoiding blisters and sweaty feet!

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About Me

Sophie is a travel writer, based in the UK, always thinking about her next adventure. Sophie set up Outdoor Adventure Girls in 2020 with the aim to provide safe spaces for women to connect, get outdoors and push themselves out of their comfort zone.