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How to clean your dirty boots

Boots are a staple in every wardrobe, whether you’re a mountain trekker, an urban explorer or a city seeker, boots give you the protection you need. They have durable rubber soles and are sturdy on your ankles, so you can take on the toughest of elements. A good boot keeps water off your feet and provides a good grip for exploring all kinds of terrain.  But with lots of exploring also comes lots of muddy puddles and dirt. Here at Rieker, we want you to enjoy your adventures without worrying... Read More

yellow sandal 11/09/2019

Holiday Style Guide: Sun, Sea and Sandals

We all deserve a break from the mundane everyday routing, whether it is expanding our horizons, clearing our minds, experiencing different cultures or simply making memories with the people we love. There is no better feeling than sun on your shoulders, sand between your toes and the sea breeze running through your hair.  Whether it is a last minute holiday with the girls or an annual family holiday, whatever the destination, we have got your footwear covered.  Wedge sandals  Wedge sandals come in a variety of patterns, designs and heights... Read More


2019: Best Travel Shoes

The holiday season is officially upon us and because humans are a varied bunch, tourists are sure to be visiting a wide variety of destinations. One of the main concerns for travellers is comfort, particularly for their feet if walking is a big part of their holiday. The first thing to consider when purchasing shoes is the type of holiday you’re actually going on; you definitely don’t want to wear sandals on a skiing trip or woolly boots to the beach. Not only that; if you’re travelling quite a distance... Read More


Foot Therapy: Preventing Foot Pain When Walking

There really is not much worse than heading out in a new pair of shoes and then being hit with foot pain. Here at Rieker, we’ve already spoken about after walking recovery tips, but how about prevention? After all, prevention is always better than cure, right? Whether you’re heading out on a hardcore hike or simply exploring the local area on a weekend, join us as we run through how to prevent foot pain when walking. Make sure your shoes or boots are a good fit The most common cause... Read More


Foodie Days Out: UK Food & Drinks Festivals

Nothing beats a summers day spent in a local park at a festival. And, if busy music festivals aren’t quite your thing, food festivals offer a fantastic alternative. Food and drink festivals and food markets are a great, laid back way to spend a summers day with friends or family. You can explore, sample new delicacies and enjoy the sunshine in beautiful surroundings. Plus, there are a whole host of food events around the UK, so there’s sure to be one nearby! If you’re looking for a food day out... Read More


SS19 Footwear Trends at Rieker

As of last week, it is officially spring! So, what better time to take a look over the top SS19 footwear trends? Here at Rieker, we’re always on the lookout for the next big thing in footwear. However (and this is where we differ from many other brands), we are firm believers that fashionable footwear should never mean a sacrifice in comfort. All too often, people find themselves buying new shoes that end up hurting after a couple of hours wear – and, we think you’ll agree, limping and sore... Read More


Winter Gardens: 3 Family Days Out to Enjoy Before Spring

There’s nothing quite like the sight of twinkling frost on a winter garden walk. With a crisp, blue winter sky above you and an exciting garden adventure laid out before you, the winter gardens of the UK make some of the best family days out you could wish for. Winter transforms the wilderness into an entirely different world, a world decorated with glittering frost, bright red berries and winter flowers. All of this is crying out to be explored, so we’ve picked the top three of the UK’s best winter... Read More


3 UK Hidden Gem Attractions You Never Knew Existed

Love nothing more than a good day out but feel like you’ve seen it all? Not quite yet, you haven’t. The UK is a treasure trove of quirky places to visit, many of which you probably won’t have even heard about. Luckily we’re here to draw your attention to three unusual and well off-the-beaten-track places to visit in the UK, perfect to help you kickstart your year of exciting walks and days out. Try these three National Trust hidden gems on for size: 1. A La Ronde – Exmouth, Devon... Read More


Top Places in The UK For A Romantic Retreat

There really is no need to travel abroad for a weekend away; not when there are so many stunning options right here on our doorstep! A staycation is an ideal way to spend quality time together as a couple. Whether you’re looking to get out and explore the country’s idyllic countryside, wine and dine to your heart’s content in a bustling metropolis or relax and unwind on a spa city break, you really will be spoilt for choice right here in Britain. If you’re looking to treat your other half... Read More


Foot Therapy: After Walk Foot Pain Recovery Tips

There’s nothing quite like a long hike to re-invigorate the senses and refresh the mind. However, the foot pain that can follow a long walk is less than ideal. Your feet spend all day working for you, helping you explore the beauty of the world: so, how can you repay them in the best possible way? While the right pair of walking shoes or boots can see you comfortably through your walk, recovery afterwards is just as vital for keeping your feet healthy and free from pain. If you’re looking... Read More