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Our Top 5 Women's Walking Boots


It's our number top tip when starting out walking - buy the best walking boots you can afford, because if your feet are happy, the rest of you is happy.


But chosing which pair of walking boots to buy is probably one of the hardest choices for all our outdoor kit decisions.  So firstly, have a look at Our Guide to Walking Boots here, and then take a look at our selection of the Top 5 Women's Walking Boots available now.


As we get to see new kit, we'll be updating this page, so keep popping back to stay up-to-date with our selection.

Hi-Tec Altitude VI I Waterproof

Given we've included these Hi-Tec's in the Men's list, it doesn't necessarily follow they'd be in the Women's list... but these warrent it.  The Altitude VI Waterproof women’s walking boots are very good pieces of kit; stylish, yet practical; druable yet comfortable.

The Michelin rubber outsole is certainly a tyre for your feet, gripping to pretty much everything you walk on, and the premium leather upper and Dri-Tec waterproof membrane work together to keep feet dry.

Inside, the slow recovery foam OrthoLite Impressions insoles provide more than a decent level of cushioning underfoot.

All in all, a pretty good buy.

£79.99 - Buy Now

Hi Gear Kinder II WP Women's Walking Boots


Let's be straight - these aren't the boots to get if you are intending on tackling all the Munros... but for everyday walking on low-level trails on public footpaths, these Hi Gear Kinder II WP boots are difficult to beat at the price.


They are waterproof - so they should be fine in most medium British downpours - and fairly breathable too.  The sole has a surprising amount of grip - just heed the warning about the Munros and you'll be fine.


As a starter boot, these are pretty hard to ignore - and are great for most of the walks we do on Walks Around Britain.


£45 - Buy Now

Asolo Falcon GV GTX Women's Hiking Boot


Perhaps not a name well-known in the UK – but that’s sure to change.


These are serious walking boots for serious walkers.  The one-piece 1.8mm suede leather upper and the Gore-Tex waterproof lining won’t let anything in and the hard rubber toe cap is added protection.


The sole is a stunning Vibram Redstar; great grip and a self-cleaning system which adds to the grip.  Good looking too.


£153 - Buy Now

The North Face Hedgehog Fastpack Lite II

If you’d prefer a more running shoe feel than a traditional walking boot but still have grip and be waterproof, then the Hedgehog Fastpack Lite are for you.


Without doubt one of the lightest boots around, and possibly the most colourful too, these trainer-type boots still pack in Gore-Tex waterproofing and a Vibram sole.


Was £110 now £55 - Buy Now

Berghaus Women’s Explorer Trek Plus

With the Explorer Trek Plus, Berghaus have another sturdy, well-made boot suitable for most walking conditions, which they claim to be Britain's most popular waterproof fabric fell walking boot.  You can see why, with Gore-Tex waterproofing and an OrthoLite foot bed for great cushioning and anti-odour properties.


The sole is also of note here, designed from OPTI-STUD to provide the right combination of braking, traction and anti-clogging performance with grippy Alpha Compound rubber.


Plus, they are one of the few women’s boots available in half sizes too.


£130 - Buy Now


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