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Latest News & Updates at Cunninghams Outdoors

Newton Stewart Walking Festival: 11th - 17th May 2018

coAdmin | 13/04/2018 17:34:04

Newton Stewart Walking Festival 11th - 17th May 2018 Cunningham’s are once again proud to contribute to the Newton Stewart Walking Festival. Walkfest offers around 30 routes over 7 days, with transport and guides included, as well as a programme of evening social events. Often described as Scotland's best kept secret, Galloway is a wonderfully.... More

Sales Advisor Job Vacancy at Cunningham’s Hawes and Ambleside Stores

coAdmin | 01/03/2018 13:40:14

SALES ADVISOR TO WORK VARIOUS HOURS Full staff training given Staff Discount after qualifying period For this position we need applicants who: •    are highly-motivated and enthusiastic •    have good communication skills •    may already have some retail experience.... More

Fix the Fells Fundraising Dog Walk: Saturday March 24th

coAdmin | 23/02/2018 16:44:24

Saturday 24th March 1pm-3.30pm Come and join Max and Paddy for a great Spring time family friendly walk around Ambleside, celebrating the launch of the Jack Wolfskin Spring/Summer collection. All proceeds raised from the dog walk go to Fix the Fells. Meet Max and Paddy and the Fix the Fells Team at.... More

Rab Spring/Summer 2018 Now Online and In Store

coAdmin | 07/02/2018 12:00:30

The new Rab Spring/Summer 2018 collection is now available online and in store at Cunningham’s. Featuring  several new items, including the Mantra jacket – a stretch waterproof jacket in highly breathable Pertex Shield Pro. Also new is the Nexus jacket and pull-on – a lightweight mid-layer in a stretch fleece for superb mobility and comfort.

Jack Wolfskin Spring/Summer 2018 Now Available in Cunningham’s Ambleside

coAdmin | 30/01/2018 11:31:40

The NEW Jack Wolfskin Spring 2018 range is now available at the Ambleside store, and will be available online shortly! #JackWolfskin #GreatColours #Ambleside

Sale on Jack Wolfskin AW1718 Winter Clothing

coAdmin | 24/01/2018 13:50:17

Sale of Jack Wolfskin Autumn/Winter 2017/18 Clothing Now Online and In store All Jack Wolfskin winter clothing from the Autumn/Winter 2017/18 range is now on sale at 30% off both online and in store at Cunningham’s. Offer applies only to AW1718 stock and not the SS2018 range. While stocks last.

Job Vacancies at Cunningham’s

coAdmin | 19/01/2018 16:43:18

  Vacancy in our Betws-y-Coed Store PART TIME SALES ADVISORS     To work variable hours INCLUDING WEEKENDS  Full staff training given Staff Discount (after qualifying period) For this position we need someone who  . . . . Is highly-motivated and enthusiastic Has.... More

Christmas Postal Dates 2017

coAdmin | 24/11/2017 13:03:49

Please note that the last days for orders for guaranteed Christmas delivery are: Wednesday 20th December for the UK.   Premium Shipping (Special Delivery Saturday Guaranteed) - Friday 22nd December

Visit one of our 5 stores this winter for all your outdoor needs

coAdmin | 24/11/2017 12:59:16

Visit one of our 5 stores this winter for all your outdoor needs: Ambleside Hawes Betws Y Coed Grasmere Newton Stewart #proudlyinderpedent #Shoplocal #christmasshopping

Páramo: Available In Store Only at Cunningham’s

coAdmin | 24/11/2017 10:01:26

Cunningham’s stock a wide range of Páramo in the Ambleside (Lake District), Hawes (Yorkshire Dales), Betws y Coed (Snowdonia) and Newton Stewart (Galloway Hills) stores. However, we do not currently sell Páramo clothing online. Páramo is an award winning, British company who specialise in manufacturing outdoor clothing designed for the worst weather. Páramo combines ingenious, rigorously.... More

Cunningham’s Nominated for Independent Retailer of the Year Award

coAdmin | 23/10/2017 07:32:00

We are delighted to be nominated for The Great Outdoors Magazine Independent retailer of the year and would love your vote. We are a proudly independent family business that opened in Ambleside over 40 years ago. Please click here to vote for us. Thank you!

Introducing Horizon Socks

coAdmin | 19/06/2017 13:13:18

Horizon started off with trainer liners and a range of sports socks for the summer of ‘99, quickly followed by a range of ski socks which sold out that winter. Horizon built on the success of that first year by introducing walking socks, cricket socks and equestrian socks quickly establishing Horizon as a quality brand to independent retailers..... More

Oboz Footwear at Cunningham’s

coAdmin | 19/06/2017 13:10:56

Born in Bozeman Montana in 2007, Oboz offer footwear for a variety of outdoor adventures. Fully featured, designed to the highest quality & built to last. The low and mid-height hiking shoes available at Cunningham’s are made from Nubuck leather and highly abrasion-resistant textile. The waterproof (BDry) models feature a waterproof/breathable membrane. The outsole is built to.... More

Newton Stewart Walking Festival - 5th - 11th May 2017

coAdmin | 16/03/2017 10:54:58

The 15th annual Newton Stewart Walking Festival, sponsored by Cunningham's, will be taking place from 5th to the 11th of May this year. The Walkfest offers around 30 routes over 7 days, with transport and guides included, as well as a programme of evening social events. The festival is still centred on the market town of Newton.... More

Spring/Summer 2017 Ranges from Rab and Jack Wolfskin Now Online and In Store

coAdmin | 06/03/2017 20:08:43

The Rab and Jack Wolfskin Spring/Summer 2017 stock has now arrived at Cunningham's and is available online and in store. Rab is now featuring the new Proflex fabric in the Kinetic Jacket, new for 2017. The Proflex fabric is built for maximum stretch, combined with a high performance waterproof membrane that is also exceptionally breathable. The result.... More