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Nordic Outdoor St James Quarter
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Nordic Outdoor St James Quarter

Nordic Outdoor are delighted to announce our new Flagship Store will be opening June 2021! Nordic Outdoor St James will showcase some of the best outdoor clothing brands around with collections from the likes of Fjällräven, Amundsen Sports, Klättermusen and Didriksons while also offering technical offerings from the likes of Aclima and Norrøna. With a wide range of equipment also on offer from handcrafted Swedish Axes to Japanese Firepits and Nordic Tipi’s the new store will allow customers the opportunity to create the perfect ‘outdoors’ for them.

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Celebrating 50 Years of Hilleberg
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Celebrating 50 Years of Hilleberg

There are few brands in the Nordic Outdoor collection which have as loyal a following as Hilleberg and it’s not hard to understand why. In 2021 the producers of what we would argue are the worlds finest tents are celebrating their 50th Birthday with a mixture of new innovations and time-tested favourites. We look back on the History of the tent specialists in the latest Nordic Outdoor blog.

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Who are Japanese brand Snow Peak?
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Who are Japanese brand Snow Peak?

While Japan and Scandinavia may sit at different ends of the map both cultures’ have an innate appreciation for considered design. Whether it is the Japanese principle of Kanso or the Swedish concept of Hygge – there is a shared appreciation for simple, beautiful, and functional design. Nowhere is this link clearer than the products of Snow Peak who have gained a global cult following since their inception in 1958.

 

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Nordic Outdoor Colouring Book
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Nordic Outdoor Colouring Book

As the perpetual lockdown drags on and the view from our window begins to show signs of Spring arriving the current restrictions can down hearten even the most optimistic of campers.

Homeschooling has become a running battle fought across the kitchen table and date nights have reverted to shared bowls of pasta from the comfort of the sofa.

Enter the Nordic Outdoor Colouring Book.

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Best Gifts for Outdoor Enthusiasts
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Best Gifts for Outdoor Enthusiasts

This guide should help alleviate some of the panic that comes with this time of year. As a reader of this blog we can confidently assume you’re into the outdoors, or are shopping for an outdoor enthusiast. Practitioners of outdoor sports and activities are some of the easiest people in the world to shop for. So whether it’s your hiker husband's big gift or a small token of affection for your weird aunt who lives in a tent we’re sure to have something to put a smile on your gift recipient's face. 

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Wander Women Scotland
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Wander Women Scotland

In our latest blog post we have time travelled back to a pre-pandemic world to see what happened when Nordic Outdoor's very on Julia Kepp went on a trip with the Edinburgh Based 'Wander Women' group. The group which was founded in 2018 encourages women to experience the outdoors and pratice mindfulness to rediscover a connection with nature. Offering events from wild swimming to foraging and yoga the Wander Women perfectly encapsulate the ethos of Scandinavian Outdoor living and you can read how Julia got on now!

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Fjallraven Re-Wool
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Fjallraven Re-Wool

Here at Nordic Outdoor Wool is considered one of the most important fabrics around and some of our favourite brands focus their entire collection on using high quality wool to create the most functional outdoor clothing available. Whether we are cooing over the latest Aclima Merino Wool base layers or furiously studying Dale of Norway’s Norwegian Wool providers the Nordic Outdoor office is constantly talking wool. With this in mind, we decided to take a deeper dive into the Fjällräven Re-wool collection to find out a little more about what one of our biggest brands is doing to innovate the wool market.

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