35 brilliant gifts for the walker in your life (2024)

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Need to find the perfect birthday or Christmas gift for the hiker in your life? You've come to the right place as we've selected the most beautiful, useful and clever travel gifts for walkers, whether they've been rambling for years or were recently inspired to take up the activity.

When chocolates or socks won't do (unless it's this bamboo pair, of course), these terrific walking gift ideas are sure to delight the receiver. Our edit of great gifts for walkers includes something for every budget. Maybe you're after something small to pop in their festive stocking or the type of present that will help them upgrade their hiking habits - whatever you're after, we think you'll like our roundup of the best walking gifts to buy for an anniversary, Christmas, or just to say 'thank you'.

From a luxury hiking boot bag to a range of post-walking treats, these are the gifts walkers will want to receive in 2023 and beyond.

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Lonely Planet Epic Hikes of the World Book

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Those looking for their next big adventure on foot will find endless inspiration in this new book, that outlines the 50 best treks and trails in the world spanning 30 countries.

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Hydro Flask 12oz Wide Flex Sip Lid in Agave

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This lightweight flask is as smart-looking as it is technical. It's leak-proof, made from pro-grade stainless steel to ensure durability, keeps drinks cold for up to 24 hours (and hot for 12), and also features a wide mouth opening to make room for ice cubes.

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Ordnance Survey Scafell Pike Large Towel

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A compact travel towel is a kit essential for any dedicated walker, so they'll no doubt love the Ordnance Survey's new extra-large design featuring an accurate map of the highest peak in England. Practical in more ways than one!

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Darn Tough Vermont Sunset Ledge Micro Crew Lightweight with Cushion Sock, Dark Teal, Medium

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These all-weather performance socks come with a lifetime guarantee, a cushioned base for comfort and a funky design to boot.

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Helen Petersen Great Pub, Great Walk Book

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For the walkers in your life with a penchant for a pint, this nifty little box filled with pull-out cards of routes showcasing the country's best pubs will make the perfect gift.

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Aura Que Fair Trade Fair Isle Knit Wool Lined Earwarmer

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Give the gift of cosiness this winter with a Fair Trade headband that will keep ears nice and toasty. The classic Fair Isle design is a stylish touch, and each is lined for added warmth on a hike.

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OS Maps Premium 12 months Subscription Gift Card

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A thoughtful gift for the truly dedicated walker in your life, this premium year-long digital subscription to the award-winning OS Maps will ensure they have access to the most detailed mapping of the British landscape. It's a perfect present for those in search of inspiration close to where they live and also for the intrepid explorers who really want to discover somewhere new.

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Personalised Boot Bag

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Now 10% Off

Ideal for keeping car boots clean whatever the British weather, these colourful boot bags can be personalised with the name of your intended recipient. The fabric is water-resistant and the wipe-clean interior should stay relatively mud-free. Each bag also has a handy grab-handle.

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TheFitLife Hiking Walking Trekking Poles

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Walking poles are a great gift for newbie walkers enjoying regular rambles. Ideal for all ages, men and women, they're great for long distance walks, helping with balance and taking the pressure off their knees. These poles are highly rated by Amazon shoppers and come with EVA foam handles for comfort.

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The Hike Life: My 50 Favourite Hikes in Ireland

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Now 23% Off

This book by The Hike Life founder Roz Purcell explores 50 of the best hikes in Ireland, with practical advice, easy-to-follow routes and tips for making the most of Ireland's rugged mountains, forest trails and cliff walks. A great gift for a keen walker taking an adventure to the Emerald Isle.

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Ocoopa Rechargeable Hand Warmer

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Now 24% Off

An especially good gift for walkers who like to get out and about whatever the weather, this hand warmer will keep the cold temperatures at bay. It heats up their palm fully and evenly, and will charge their phone too - a particularly handy feature when you're exploring the great outdoors for a longer period.

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Hats On For Mind Julia Bradbury Hat

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Not only will this fleece-lined bobble hat keep you warm on the chilliest of walks, its sale also helps a good cause, with 100 per cent of profits going to mental health charity, Mind. Designed by ambassador Julia Bradbury, its chunky knit style and grey hue means it will top off any wintery outfit perfectly. An effortlessly easy gift for anyone who will appreciate helping a good cause while looking great.

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Personalised Hiking Couple Watercolour Print

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Now 25% Off

Just the gift for couples who like to hike together, this personalised print is something they can hang up on the wall as a reminder of the activity they enjoy sharing. You can add their name, plus either their anniversary or another date that's special to them.

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Berghaus Women's Supalite II GORE-TEX® Walking Boots

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This much-loved pair of walking boots is trusted by hikers globally. Even the Princess of Wales has a pair of Berghaus footwear and has been spotted wearing them multiple times. They're made from full grain leather, are waterproof and breathable, offering great comfort for hikes.

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Osprey Hikelite 26

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A day pack they can take on any type of hike is a gift the walker in your life will definitely appreciate. A good rucksack, like this one from Osprey, will have enough space for all their essentials and come with a few useful features, such as bottle pockets, a waist belt and zip pockets for easy access to essentials.

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SealSkinz Womens Waterproof All Weather Insulated Gloves

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A good pair of waterproof gloves will keep their hands warm and dry, wherever their ramble takes them. SealSkinz' all-weather pair for women feature a goat skin palm, insulation and pre-curved fingers. They also have touchscreen capability so they can easily take photos and check where they're going without taking off their gloves. They're available for men, too.

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B Skincare Walking Gift Pack

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An eco-friendly, pamper-perfect gift for walkers who need a little TLC after a long trek, this set contains creams to ease tired muscles and cool their feet. The natural products are made in Cornwall and are paraben, SLS, and palm oil-free.

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AllTrails Annual Subscription

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We guarantee the walker in your life will be delighted to receive an annual subscription to top outdoors app AllTrails. Packed with hundreds of thousands of mapped out trails globally, it will help them discover new local walking routes and support them when trekking further afield.

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The Boot Buddy

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A practical gift they'll thank you for, the Boot Buddy is a great cleaning tool they can carry anywhere. They simply fill it with water, scrape the mud off their shoes and unlock the water flow, before brushing their footwear clean.

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Wanderflower Down to Earth Reflexology Set

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When they return home from a long day of hiking, they'll be delighted to have this reflexology set to hand. It contains a tea tree foot soak, peppermint and shea butter foot balm, plus reflexology socks and a foot massager for post-walk R&R.

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