walking boots vs walking shoes 22/07/2022

Walking Boots vs Walking shoes: Which is right for you?

The main difference between walking boots and walking shoes is firstly the style, with walking boots being sturdier, often with a thicker sole and a higher collar for added protection. Walking shoes are generally lighter weight, and may not always have some of the technical features found on walking boots, such as waterproof linings or reinforced soles. The key difference between walking boots vs walking shoes is the types of terrain and walks you will be able to do in them. If you are a well-seasoned hiker or trail walker,... Read More


Benefits of Investing in a Vibram Walking Boot

Shopping for walking boots can be overwhelming. There are many great options on the market and it can be difficult to know how to balance your budget versus the features and style you need.  One of the most important features of a good quality walking boot is grip and traction underfoot. Come rain or shine (or in this case, particularly rain), you want to be sure that when you’re heading out in your walking boots, you feel secure and can walk with confidence. Introducing Vibram soles Vibram sole walking boots... Read More


Leather vs Synthetic Walking Boots: Which Is Better?

The main differences between leather walking boots and synthetic ones are that leather tends to be heavier, harder to wear, and stiffer which probably means you’ll need to wear them in before they’ll be comfortable enough to wear for a long walk.  When you’re enjoying a wonderful walk on one of the many stunning routes in the UK, the last thing you want to be thinking about is whether your boots are going to be comfortable. Finding the right type of walking boot can feel daunting if you don’t know... Read More


10 of the Best Summer Walks in the UK

Grisport’s top picks for summer walks in the UK The UK is blessed with some of the most beautiful countryside and coastlines in the world that are full of wonderful walks and hikes to help you discover the stunning landscape. With so many different places to explore from winding hillside hikes to sandy coastal walks, it can be difficult to know where to start. There is something for everyone of all ages to enjoy. Long summer days and lighter evenings give us more time to explore, so if you’re venturing further... Read More

Wide Fit Walking Boots 23/06/2023

Wide Fit Walking Boots vs Regular Fit: What’s The Difference?

If your feet are naturally wider than standard and you struggle to find shoes to fit, then the likelihood is you will face the same problems with walking boots. For walking or hiking boots to work effectively in terms of comfort, and protection of your feet, it is vital that you get a pair that fits perfectly. Wide-fit walking boots have features that support your wider feet properly, which makes them more beneficial to you than trying to squeeze into regular-fit boots. If you don’t opt for wide-fit walking boots... Read More


Everything You Need To Know About Safety Boots

Health and safety are important aspects in any workplace, which is why it’s so important that you wear the correct safety boots. Understanding which boots to get and what each of the codes means can be difficult. Not only this but choosing the right safety footwear in terms of durability and comfort can be tricky too, which is why we’ve created this blog post to help you find the right safety boot. There are many things to consider when choosing safety boots. However, while we all still want to look... Read More


The Importance of Safety Boots

Safety workwear is an essential part of the working life of many people and industries, and a good pair of safety boots can be one of the most important aspects of safety at work. Particularly on construction sites, or for anyone operating in warehouses or environments where machinery is frequently used, safety boots provide protection against injury, as well as comfort whilst working on your feet all day.  To assist you in selecting an appropriate safety boot, we will discuss the following: Why are Safety Boots So Important? Different Types... Read More

lightweight hiking boots benefits 29/03/2023

5 Benefits Of Wearing Lightweight Hiking Boots

For walkers, trekkers and hikers of any ability a pair of lightweight hiking boots are a must, not least for all the benefits they bring. Lightweight hiking boots don’t need to compromise on quality or durability, even if the terrain is more demanding providing you get the right pair. There are many benefits of lightweight hiking boots over heavier and more sturdy options, especially during the summer months. Lightweight Hiking Boots Save Energy  With less weight to carry around on your feet, you will use up less energy with every... Read More

appropriate hiking boot 15/03/2023

The Importance Of Appropriate Footwear When Hiking

Hiking boots are the best investment you can make when it comes to hiking gear. These boots are intended for walking in places with uneven trails and rocky areas. Failure to wear appropriate footwear for hiking can cause a number of painful issues. Why Appropriate Footwear Is Important When Hiking A good quality pair of hiking shoes will help with many things… such as keeping your feet warm, taking away moisture from your feet, and overall making your hiking experience much better because your feet are happy – meaning you... Read More

Grisport Lightweight Walking Boot 19/01/2023

10 Best Lightweight Walking Boots with Ankle Support

Although there is no evidence to suggest that ankle boots will directly prevent ankle injuries when hiking, many walkers and hikers prefer to wear them for additional support, and to reduce the likelihood of injuries from happening. Lightweight walking boots are ideal for summer, as they require much less energy to keep lifting when putting one foot in front of the other. Combining the two for lightweight walking boots for warmer weather can be an excellent choice for hikers. Here we will look at ten of the best Grisport walking... Read More

lower-largo-st-monans coastal walk 05/01/2023

Best Coastal Walks with the Right Walking Boots

When venturing out on a coastal walk you’re guaranteed to come across a variety of different terrain, which means you’ll need a suitable pair of walking boots to help you along the way! It’s important to give your feet the comfort and support they need when out for longer and more challenging walking routes. Grisport offers a range of walking boots that provide comfort and support, allowing you to take in the breathtaking views without having to worry about sore blistered feet. What types of walking boots are best for... Read More