Donate your unwanted outdoor clothing at a Rohan Shop

| Recycle Outdoor Gear | 1st September, 2014

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Gift Your Gear – It Belongs Outdoors

Gift Your Gear is an award-winning nationwide initiative that provides outdoor clothing and equipment to UK community organisations, youth groups and charities working with young people in the outdoors. Young people need to get outdoors for their physical and emotional well- being. The sun doesn’t always shine. It’s hard to enjoy your early experiences in the outdoors when you’re cold, wet and uncomfortable.

Give your unwanted outdoor gear a new lease of life.

Gift Your Gear has partnered with Rohan during September. Take your unwanted outdoor clothing to any Rohan shop during the month of September, that’s all outdoor clothing, rucksacks and includes children’s clothing regardless of brand and receive 15% off any full price purchase made on the same day. Offer ends 30th September 2014. Whether it’s to drop off your unwanted outdoor gear or to browse the new spring range you’re guaranteed to get a warm welcome.

Founded by Sarah Howcroft, Gift Your Gear was set up to encourage people to donate unwanted outdoor gear they no longer want or need. Sarah, is keen to increase the number of groups Gift Your Gear can help.

“To date Gift Your Gear has supported over 250 community organisations, youth groups and charities who work with young people in the outdoors. I hope that we can increase this number to 350 by the end of the Gift Your Gear – Rohan event”.

Donate your unwanted outdoor gear

The outdoor gear you donate will make a real difference to the community organisations, youth groups and charities who receive it. Enabling others to benefit from life changing experiences in the great outdoors regardless of their circumstances.

Help the next generation get outdoors.


Rohan Shops in Scotland
Aberdeen 12 Back Wynd, AB10 1JN.  01224 566062
Edinburgh 86 George Street, EH2. 3BU.  0131 2254876
Glasgow 118 Union Street, G1 3QQ.  0141 2040775
Inverness 30-32 Academy Street, Inverness, IV1 1JT.  01463-238379
Perth 37 St Johns Street, Perth PH1 5SH.  01738 444609
St Andrews 137 South Street St Andrews KY16 9UN.  01334 472752

Rohan Shops in the North East
Beverley 26 Butcher Row Beverley HU17 0AB.  01482 880205
Durham 23 Elvet Bridge, Durham, DH1 3AA.  01913 741645
Harrogate 21 Station Square, Harrogate, HG1 1SY.  01423 508766
Hebden Bridge  8-10 St Georges Square, Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire HX7 8ET 01422 845755
Leeds 20 King Edward Street, Leeds, LS1 6AX.  0113 2454228
Newcastle 17 Eldon Gardens, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RA.  0191 2610033
Shipley Trek and Trail, Saltaire Ltd, Victoria Rd, Saltaire, Shipley, BD18 3LA.  01274 589692
York 24 Stonegate, York, YO1 8AS.  01904 674619

Rohan Shops in the North West
Ambleside 1 Market Cross, Ambleside Cumbria, LA22 9BT.  01539 431630
Chester 8 Bridge St. Chester, CH1 1NQ.  01244 403220
Keswick 14-16 Lake Road, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5BX.  01768 774963
Knutsford 6 Princess Street, Knutsford, WA16 6DD.  01565 633922
Long Preston Main St, Long Preston, near Skipton, North Yorks, BD23 4PG.  01729 840611
Manchester Unit 4 Acresfield, 8-10 Exchange Street, Barton Square, Manchester, M2 7HA.  0161 8326272
Preston Outfit 16/19 Miller Arcade, Jacson Street, Preston PR1 2QY.  01772 821522
Southport Outfit 23/25 Wayfarers Arcade, Lord Street, Southport, PR8 1NT.  01704 510770

Rohan Shops in Wales
Betws-y-Coed Holyhead Rd, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0BN.  01690 710816
Cowbridge Unit 3, Birds Lane, Cowbridge, CF71 7YP.  01446 774570
Hay on Wye 23 Castle Street, Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, HR3 5DF.  01497 822540

Rohan Shops in the Midlands
Bakewell 5 King Street, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1DZ.  01629 814082
Milton Keynes 1-3 Knebworth Gate, Giffard Park, Milton Keynes, MK14 5QD.  01908 615407
Nottingham 17 Friar Lane, Nottingham, NG1 6DA.  0115 9411334
Sheffield Foothills, 11 Edgedale Road, Sheffield, S7 2BQ.  01142 586228
Stratford upon Avon 18 Wood Street, Stratford upon Avon, CV37 6JF.  01789 414498
Shrewsbury 75 Mardol, Shrewsbury SY1 1PZ.  01743 272108
Swinfen The Heart of the Country, Swinfen, Lichfield, WS14 9QR.  01543 482000
Trentham Unit 30, Trentham Shopping Village, The Stone Rd, ST4 8AX.  01782 644935
Worcester 52 Broad Street, Worcester, WR1 3LR.  01905 734659

Rohan Shops in the East
Cambridge 37 Trinity Street, Cambridge, CB2 1TB.  01223 356729
Chelmsford 35 Springfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6JE.  01245 280808
Norwich 8 Back of the Inns, Norwich, NR2 1PT.  01603 624328
Stamford 74 High Street, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2AW.  01780 482 934
Woodbridge 43 The Thoroughfare, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1AH.  01394 610840

Rohan Shops in the South
Bampton Outwear, Bridge Street, Bampton, Oxon, OX18 2HA.  01993 851418
Chichester 1 Broadwalk, Northgate, Chichester, PO19 1AR.  01243 787214
Guildford 224-226 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3JD.  01483 304752
Henley On Thames 41 Bell Street, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2BA.  01491 637518
Lymington Out There Wear, 117 High Street, Lymington, SO41 9AQ.  01590 688602
Salisbury 55 Silver Street, Salisbury SP1 2NG.  01722 321370
Wimborne 8 The Square, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1JA.  01202 885818
Winchester 24 The Square, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 9EX.  01962 850458

Rohan Shops in the South East
Canterbury 45 Burgate Canterbury CT1 2HW.  01227 479304
Tunbridge Wells 53b Calverley Road, Kent, TN1 2TU.  01892 531836

Rohan Shops in the South West
Bath 16 Union Passage, Bath, Avon, BA1 1RE.  01225 462374
Cheltenham 2 The Courtyard, Montpellier Street, Cheltenham, GL50 1SR.  01242 257664
Dunster Rohan Country Store, Dunster Steep, Dunster, TA24 6SE.  01643 822264
Exeter Princesshay Shopping Centre, 36 Bedford Street, Exeter, EX1 1GJ.   01392 277502
Stow-on-the-Wold The Square, Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire, GL54 1AF.  01451 831570
Truro Penrose Outdoors, Town Quay, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2HJ.  01872 260042

Rohan Shops in London
Kingston Upon Thames 12 Thames Street, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1PE.  0208 5460656
Langley Street 6a Langley Street, London, WC2H 9JA .  020 7240 2551


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Donating Outdoor Gear Just Got Easier

| Recycle Outdoor Gear | 26th October, 2013


Gift Your Gear sent us their news…

We are pleased to announce we now have 57 locations in the UK where you can donate your unwanted outdoor gear.

We are very grateful to our last Gift Your Gear partner Rohan, the award-winning outdoor clothing company for making all their shops available as collection points for Gift Your Gear donations.

If you have used outdoor gear, regardless of brand,  you no longer need please consider dropping into a Rohan Shop. Your gear will be returned to Gift Your Gear and donated to a Gift Your Gear approved beneficiary.

Please join us saying a really big thank you to Rohan.
This is the first for any UK outdoor company. A comprehensive collection system for all used outdoor gear, regardless of brand.

Well done Rohan.

Rohan Shops are located all over the length and breadth of the UK, from Inverness to Truro. By making these available to the outdoor community Rohan has opened up so many possibilities for Gift Your Gear beneficiaries. It is a very generous offer from Rohan and illustrates their commitment ,not only their customers but the outdoor industry in general.

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Outdoor Gear available for donation

| Recycle Outdoor Gear | 17th February, 2013

donate used outdoor gear

Outdoor Gear available for donation.

This quality outdoor gear has been made available by a family.
They request that the gear is collected from either Didcot, Oxfordshire or Manchester area.
If you are interested in this very generous offer please contact ROG.

3 pairs Meindl Walking Boots size 9.5 (one pair new)
1 Karrimor 60lt Backpack
1 RAB Glacier Down Jacket, Red, Large
1 Sprayway Polartec Fleece, Red, Large
1 Berghaus Extreme W/proof Jacket, Yellow/Black, X Large
1 Pair Serious Goretex Gloves, Black
1 Pair Berghaus Windstopper Gloves, Black
2 North Face Polartec Helmets
2 Ice Axes
2 Bivvy Bags
2 Pairs Grivel Crampons
1 Pair Stubai Crampons
1 Pair Outdoor Designs Gaiters
1 Pair Wynnster Gaiters
1 Lifeventure Bum Bag
1 Kestrel Sleeping bag
1 Pair Microspikes
3 Head Lamps
1 Battery Charger + 8 re-chargeable AA batteries
2 Compasses
2 Map Cases
1 Bod Sit Climbing Harness
1 Carrier Bag of Climbing Rope (appears unused)
6 pairs waterproof over-trousers

Season for giving with Gift Your Gear

| Recycle Outdoor Gear | 2nd December, 2012

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Donate your used outdoor gear through Gift Your Gear

The first very successful Gift Your Gear with Rohan initiative ended a few weeks ago.

Since then we have noticed a growing trend on ROG which is really lovely.

Many ROG users have asked if they can continue to donate their used, unwanted outdoor gear to Gift Your Gear.
So after a bit of organisation behind the scenes we have made it possible for this to happen.

This is how it all works:
Please contact us with details of the outdoor gear you have available to donate.
We will circulate the details to all Gift Your Gear beneficiary organisations.
Interest will be forwarded to you.
There is no charge for this service.

Gift Your Gear beneficiaries have all agreed to add donations to their communal outdoor gear equipment pools.
So you gear will get maximum use.
The groups are all UK-based often involved in getting young people in to the outdoors.
If you know of any organisation that would benefit from donated used outdoor gear please contact us

So it is the season for giving and you can now do it on ROG through Gift Your Gear.

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In the spirit of ROG

| Recycle Outdoor Gear | 9th July, 2012

I have been spending time with ROG over the last few months. This has been a fantastic learning curve with regard to the whole topic of reusing and recycling used outdoor clothing and equipment.

I am really pleased when we get ads on ROG such as this one:

Why: Well not only is it a very generous act on behalf of the owner. It also has the potential to do so much more.
It could give two young people the joy of using excellent outdoor gear. Giving young people the outdoor experience is a great thing to do, giving them the opportunity to use good gear will enhance their outdoor experience and help ensure their safety in the great outdoors.

On ROG you have the option to donate your used outdoor gear and in doing so to specify who you would like it to go.  It may be a particular charity sector or just like this one, a school or a youth group.

Try your own free ROG ad you can sell, donate or swap your own used gear and you can put your own wanted ad on.

If you have any questions please use the comments below.

Sarah Howcroft founder ROG

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