Foothills - The Walking Specialists.
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What we stock.
Our Staff
How to find us.
Shop Opening Hours.
Getting in touch.
Need some advice?
Boot fitting is our speciality.
We specialise in walking boot and shoe fitting.
The right socks are essential to ensure comfortable boots and shoes.
We stock an a wide range of boots in large and small sizes.
We run a childrens boots part exchange scheme.
Visit our four Shop In Shops.
Visit our Rohan 'Shop In Shop'.
We are one of the largest suppliers of Paramo equipment in the UK.
Visit our Craghoppers 'Shop in Shop'.
Visit our Brasher 'Shop In Shop'.
Special Offers - Save £££'s on top brands.
Guided walks with Norman Taylor - author of the Family Walks in the Peak District books.
Information about the guided walks.
View the current walks programme.
Details of our navigation courses.
Information Sheets.
Looking after your boots.
Looking after your waterproofs.
Looking after your Paramo equipment.
Useful advice on using walking poles.
Navigation tips.
Local walking clubs and groups.
Photographs of the Peak District.
White Peak Photographs.
Dark Peak Photographs.


Ian Brown (Hovis) Managing Director  
Ian Brown (Hovis) Managing Director
Despite having qualifications in Physiology and Clinical Psychiatry has spent most of his working life in the outdoor trade including over 25 years in retail as well as spells as a wholesaler, manufacturer and designer. A keen walker and skier but ex climber and fell runner.
 
David Austin - Financial Director  
David Austin - Financial Director
An outdoor retailer to the core David has over 30 years experience in the trade as the managing director of our sister shop Alan Austins in Bradford. His outdoor product knowledge is unsurpassed. Active walker and skier and another ex climber.
 
Norman Taylor - Manager  
Norman Taylor - Manager
A man of many talents: landscape painter, musician, guidebook author and mountain leader, still somehow finds time to be active in the hills. Leads our guided walks every Wednesdays. Encyclopaedic knowledge of Peak District walking.
 
Sarah Dakin - Assistant Manager  
Sarah Dakin - Assistant Manager
One of our younger members of staff by a couple of years, has an amazing product knowledge for her years. In charge of the Rohan shop in shop and our selling websites www.foothillshiking.co.uk and www.littlebigboots.co.uk. Rock musician as well as walker in her spare time.
 
Diane Molloy  
Diane Molloy
Our longest serving employee and one of our most active. So keen is she to get away from us she spends nearly every weekend caravanning whatever the weather.
 
Matt Taylor  
Matt Taylor
A regular part-timer Matt has done the D of E programme and has a great amount of knowledge. Don't be afraid to ask his advice on any product especially on boot fitting. He's a keen walker and rock musician in his spare time.
 
Martin Veale  
Martin Veale
One of our slightly older Saturday staff Martin is a keen climber and walker.
 
Our Saturday Staff - Katy, Emma, Adrian & Peter  
Our Saturday Staff - Katy, Emma, Adrian & Peter
All keen outdoor enthusiasts currently taking part in the
D of E programme. They have all been trained as boot fitters. Feel confident to ask there advice on any outdoor product.
 
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
 
11 Edgedale Rd   tel:   0114 258 6228
Sheffield   fax:   0114 258 4810
S7 2BQ   email:   advice@foothills.co.uk