Cotswold Outdoor, inspiring adventures every year since 1974. Snapshots in time via a visit down memory lane!
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How & where it all started - the small outbuilding called Cotswold Camping in South Cerney. Featuring the founders Tony Ingham and Charlie Barwell
Camps Accessories, Camping Accessories, Basic Camps, Call Cotswolds, 1974, Tbt Cotswolds, Cotswolds Camps, Bikes Spare, Vintage Campers
Sheperd's Bush [closed 2004] - at the time of writing this article the store had been on site some fifteen years. "[Staff] are walkers, cyclists, mountaineers, and canoeists who above all are courteous, welcoming, and well informed"
Bush Close, Well Information, Fifteen Years, Sheperd Bush, Close 2004
Manchester Oxford Road [opened 1989] - "Very firmly established as the most professional outdoor store in the North West"
North West, Open 1989, Outdoor Stores, Very Firm, Roads Open, Manchester Oxfords, Firm Established, Professional Outdoor, Oxfords Roads
St. Albans [opened 1995] - "Our latest superstore.. Clubs and groups are always welcome and special group evenings can be provided by prior arrangement"
Open 1995, Latest Superstore, Albans Open, Special Group, Prior Arrangements
South Cerney [opened 1974] - "The 'Original shop in the Country'.. having the most interesting and most carefully selected outdoor range in the West of England". The 150 seat in-house lecture theatre was well used.
Outdoor Range, Seats In House, Lecture Theatres, In House Lecture, Originals Shops, Open 1974, 150 Seats, Cerney Open, Care Selection
Southampton [opened 1994] - the "'Superstore' near the South Coast"
Southampton Open, Open 1994
Reading [opened 1998] - "Everybody's favourite shop in the Thames Valley.. bubbles over with friendly enthusiasm and helpful advice"
Favourite Shops, Reading Open, Thames Valley, Open 1998, Friends Enthusiasm, Helpful Advice
Betws-y-Coed [opened 1993] - "Additionally the Betws shop has weather information via a cell phone link to the summit of Snowdon giving details.. minute by minute from the top of Wales' highest mountain"
Phones Link, Open 1993, Highest Mountain, Cell Phones, Betws Y Co Open, Betws Shops
North Face Mountain Jacket from 1997 #Classic
Outdoor Clothing & Equipment | Cotswold Outdoor
#MountainEquipment Lightline Vest from Winter 1993! Love the colours :)
Camps Equipment, Winter 1993, Cotswolds Outdoor, Outdoor Clothing, Mountainequip Lightlin, Lightlin Vest, Tbt Mountainequip, Shops Online
The @Diane Berg Alpine Extrem Three Layer GoreTex Jacket from Summer 1994!
Extreme Three, Berg Alpine, Diane Berg, Berghaus Alpine, Lohmey, Diane Haan, Alpine Extreme, Goretex, Vintage Berghaus
#TBT The @Diane Haan Lohmeyer Haan Lohmeyer Berg Alpine Extrem Three Layer GoreTex Jacket from Summer 1994!
#TBT The @Diane Berg Alpine Extrem Three Layer GoreTex Jacket from Summer 1994!
#TBT The Rab Andes Jacket and Kinder Smock from 1989!
Retro Gears, Kinder Smocking, Classic Rab, Andes Jackets, Outdoor Wear, Rab Andes
#TBT The Rab Andes Jacket and Kinder Smock from 1989! #ThrowBackThursday My best outdoor wear ever - miss it v much
Classic RAB down pieces; The Rab Andes Jacket and Kinder Smock from 1989
Vaud Rucksack, Summer 1992, Rucksack Circa, Retro Colours, Circa Summer
#TBT - Vaude rucksacks circa summer 1992! #Retro colours! Love love love
Classic Climbing, Climbing Retrogear, Climbing Mountain, Retrogear Climbing
1991 - When 'sac' design was... different! Do you still own (and use?) a Karrimor?