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Taunton Leisure to Open New Weston Tent Show at Puxton Park

We are thrilled to announce the planned development and opening of a new summer tent show at Puxton Park, Weston Super Mare, beginning Sat 24... The post Taunton Leisure to Open New Weston Tent Show at Puxton Park appeared first on Taunton Leisure Bl...
by Taunton Leisure Blog on May 12, 2014

18-30 April – Vango Tent Display in Exeter!

From April 18 our Exeter store will be putting on a special two week Vango Tent display. See the NEW 2014 AirBeam inflatable tents SAVE 15% on... The post 18-30 April – Vango Tent Display in Exeter! appeared first on Taunton Leisure Blog.
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Apr 14, 2014

New In! Fjällräven Outdoor Clothing

Whilst going through the delivery today I got wind that the New Fjällräven kit was in there somewhere, so of course I side-tracked the usual... The post New In! Fjällräven Outdoor Clothing appeared first on Taunton Leisure Blog.
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Jan 30, 2014

Taunton Leisure Winter Sale Now On!

So yes, as is everybody else at this time of year, we’re in sale mode! There are plenty of outdoor gear available from all the... The post Taunton Leisure Winter Sale Now On! appeared first on Taunton Leisure Blog.
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Jan 13, 2014

Garmin ‘Meet the Expert’ Day – Dec 11, 12, 13th

Calling all Walkers, Runners, Geocachers, Navigators and adventurers who never like to be lost! We will have Greg, an expert who works closely with Garmin and... The post Garmin ‘Meet the Expert’ Day – Dec 11, 12, 13th appeared fir...
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Dec 10, 2013

Taunton Leisure Nominated for TGO Award

All of us at Taunton Leisure are over the moon to have been nominated for the ‘Independent Retailer of the Year’ award at this year’s The... The post Taunton Leisure Nominated for TGO Award appeared first on Taunton Leisure Blog.
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Oct 22, 2013

Outwell Tent Training at Huish Woods

Recently, a few of our staff had the opportunity to meet up with Ian and John from Outwell for some staff training. We took to...
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Apr 29, 2013

Ten Tors on the Horizon…

We’re going to be on Dartmoor this May 11 & 12 to support and advise Ten Tors – the UK’s premier hiking event for young...
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Apr 24, 2013

Taunton Leisure visit Tentipi® in Sweden

There was certainly a buzz of excitement leading up to our trip as none of the team had been exposed to quite such cold temperatures,...
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Apr 11, 2013

Rab Vapour-Rise Lite Pullon Review

As part of the launch for the new range of 2013 Vapour-rise products, Rab kindly gave some of our staff a couple of Vapour Rise...
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Apr 8, 2013

The Joy of Fell Running

Bristol Store Assistant Manager Braam is a recent convert to the outdoor pursuit of fell running. Here, he talks about how he got into fell...
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Nov 20, 2012

One man, one bike. 5,500 miles corner to corner of USA completed!

Huge congratulations to Richard Boxhall Corner to Corner (on a bike) who completed his solo 5,000+ mile cycle from one side of the USA to the other,...
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Nov 8, 2012

Taunton Leisure Announces New Partnership with Undercover Rock

We’re delighted to announce a new partnership with one of the leading climbing centres in the South West, Undercover Rock (UCR). Founded 20 years ago, UCR offers...
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Nov 1, 2012

Exeter to Everest – The inspiring and terrifying world of high altitude climbing

Mountaineer Ian Ridley prepares to deliver his first-hand experiences of death defying Himalayan expedition to members of the public at Exeter University this November 8. At 7:30pm,...
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Oct 30, 2012

Exeter to Everest - The inspiring and terrifying world of high altitude climbing

Mountaineer Ian Ridley prepares to deliver his first-hand experiences of death defying Himalayan expedition to members of the public at Exeter University this November 8.At 7:30pm, the Exeter-based adventurer will be sharing the ups and downs of expe...
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Oct 30, 2012

Planes trains and automobiles (and a Ferry) By Nick B. Exeter shop

A trip to the outdoor trade show in Friedrichshafen.This year I got the opportunity to go to Friedrichshafen, one of the biggest outdoor trade shows in the world.Gore-Tex Outdoor Trail Running Exhibition with one of the halls in the background T...
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Aug 11, 2012

New Demos at the Tent Show

After over 12 weeks of constant exposure to the wind, rain and sun, our polyester models have started to give up the ghost; they begin to look tired and need replacing.That is no shame. These tents get the equivalent of many years use condensed into...
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Jul 9, 2012

Sanders Tent Show: Mid Season Report

It's mid season at the Sanders Tent Show and in our mid season report we talk about how the show has gone so far...Setting UpWe're just over half way through the tent show's spell at Sanders Garden World for 2012. For each of the last 10 summers Sand...
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Jul 4, 2012

Merrell Twitter Giveaway!

We're having a bit of a Merrell giveaway on our Twitter page (@tauntonleisure) at the moment. Just follow us an RT the message for your chance to win. FREE STUFF! Draw to win @MerrellUK Tee's & Washbags. Follow & RT this msg to enter! Ends 20...
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Jun 14, 2012

Boot Fitting Day at our Exeter Store

This weekend (25 & 26 Feb) we are delighted to welcome Joe Woods from Anatom; UK supplier of Superfeet products.Staff at our Exeter store are all fully trained in boot fittingJoe is a qualified pedorthist and will be at our Exeter store at the we...
by Taunton Leisure Blog on Feb 23, 2012


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