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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


Top 5 New Year’s Day Walks

When the festivities calm down after Christmas and the celebration of the New Year has been done, it’s a good time to take a breather. Many families enjoy the first day of the brand new year with a refreshing walk that will blow away the cobwebs and allow you to hit the reset button before heading back to work or school. So, what are the best places for days out with the kids on New Year’s day? Read on to get the favourite fitness walks in the UK from Rieker,... Read More


AW18 Footwear Trends at Rieker

Here at Rieker we are passionate about providing our customers with comfortable footwear to suit their personal style. This season has certainly been no different and we’ve created some fantastic shoe styles that will appeal to an array of tastes. No matter the predicted shoe trends of 2018, it is always a safe bet that boots are a footwear staple for autumn and winter. Effortless and practical, our range of women’s boots include casual and smart styles that work wonderfully in all wardrobes. Heeled leather ankle boots provide a sophisticated... Read More

berlin 27/11/2018

5 Best Destinations To Visit In The New Year

With another year drawing to a close, its a good time to consider a January getaway to help you and your family relax after the hectic festive season. Whether you’re hoping to take the kids on an adventure-filled UK staycation, or if you’re looking for the perfect romantic holiday destination, the Rieker guide to the 5 best destinations to visit in the new year will provide some welcome travel inspiration. New Year Travel Inspiration It may involve lower temperatures for your January getaway, but that doesn’t mean a compromise on... Read More

christmas markets 25/11/2018

Christmas Markets Around The UK

The Christmas holidays are a great time for festive family days out and cosy couple dates, but what are the best UK Christmas markets to go to? At Rieker we’ve put together a guide on popular Christmas fairs that will no doubt entice you with fun activities and copious amounts of delicious food and drink. If you haven’t already got into the spirit then planning a trip to a Christmas market can really help you embrace the yuletide season! London November – January There are a couple of brilliant Christmas... Read More


Things To Do When You Retire

If you’ve just embarked on retired life, or if your retirement age is coming up soon, it can be bewildering having so much free time on your hands when you’re so used to a certain way of living. Perhaps you have been looking forward to this time and have been planning your retirement carefully, in which case our suggestions of things to do after you retire may prove somewhat influential. For others, reaching retirement can make you feel like a fish out of water, leaving you unsure on how to... Read More