Take it outdoors is a new initiative created to help get more people off of their sofas and away from their desks to participate in invigorating outdoor pursuits. You can find the Take it outdoors retail finance scheme in specialist outdoor pursuits retailers nationwide.

We all spend time on social networks gazing forlornly at friends’ latest photos from epic camping treks, rambling holidays, ski trips and pioneering mountain expeditions. Why couldn’t that be you trekking through the Congo, or exploring the Great Barrier Reef? Even if your ambitions are less exotic and you just want to get your hands on the proper kit to go fishing in the Lakes or hiking in Peaks, Take it outdoors could well be for you.

What is it?

Take it outdoors is a retail finance scheme that allows individuals to apply for loans for the purchase of all kinds of outdoor pursuits and snowsports equipment as well as related accessories in participating shops.

There are a range of finance options available from 0% APR to 15.9% APR over varying periods commencing with 6 months. Interest rates, terms and the products available may vary store by store. Local criteria may apply.

How can I take new outdoors equipment away today?

Keep your eyes peeled for participating retailers or use our find a retailer page which lists every specialist outdoor retailer offering Take it outdoors.

Just a few minutes giving the required details to your local specialist outdoor retailer, and you could afford the equipment and those accessories you have always wanted.

To find out much you can afford use the finance calculator.

For any other queries, check out the FAQs.

What sort of things can I buy on finance?

Dingies, sailboats, kayaks, canoes, ropes, rigging, buoyancy aids, drysuits, life jackets, luggage, spars, trailers, outboards, speedometers, instruments, navigation equipment, buoys, tension gauges, flags, camping tents, touring tents, festival tents, sleeping bags, camping mats, cookware, bivi bags, drinking bottles, flasks, food storage, tableware, airbeds, power supplies, washbags, gas stoves, fuel, gas cartridges, tent pegs, folding chairs, air pumps, coolboxes, utensils, groundsheets, mallets, slings, belays, harnesses, carabiners, quickdraws, protection, ice axes, crampons, hoists, chalk, chalk bags, bouldering mats, rope bags, rescue equipment, haul bags, ascenders, descenders, head torches, pulleys, trekking poles, video cameras, cams, mountain bikes, road bikes, hybrid bikes, time trial bikes, cyclocross bikes, fixed gear bikes, bmx bikes, carbon wheels, handbuilt wheels, groupsets, power meters, saddles, handlebars, stems, cycling shoes, bibshorts, jerseys, gloves, helmets, eyewear, pumps, hydration, nutrition, bait, banksticks, buzzbars, bedchairs, leads, shot and feeders, lines, braid and leaders, floats, pole elastics, reels, seatboxes, sunglasses, tackle, batteries, barrows, trolleys, catapults, spods, sticks, hooks, walking boots, trail running shoes, sandals, socks, gaiters, waterproofs, shell jackets, down jackets, fleece jackets, Gore Tex jackets, trousers, shorts, technical layers, Buffs, sun hats, day sacks, rucksacks, baby carriers, GPS units, furniture, multi-tools, bum bags, rugs, fly sheets, gloves, riding boots, chaps, jodhpurs, breeches, riding hats, riding whips, body protectors, saddles, stirrups, stable kit, forks, grooming, supplements, first aid, compression clothing, running shorts, spikes, gilets, t-shirts, hi-viz, audio, training aids, trainers, belts, armbands, tights, binoculars, monoculars, metal treatment, wood treatment, lubricants, co2 equipment, knives, tweed, moleskin, camouflage, wax clothing, archery equipment, bows, arrows, crossbows, arm guards, arrow rests, belt clips, bowstrings, chestguards, feathers, thumb rings, shafts, target anchors, stabilisers, rests, scales, nocks, vanes, flu-flus, fletching jigs, clickers, extenders, skis, snowboards, boots, bindings, ski poles, goggles, body armour, transceivers, hats, scarves, skin care, shovels, snow boots, ice grips, tent mules, insoles, footbeds, watches, radios, surfboards, shortboards, longboards, boogie boards, body boards, fins, fin socks, wetsuits, snorkels, wax, ear plugs, swimwear, jammers, briefs, performance, trunks, trisuits, bikinis, kneeskins, flippers…

Just about anything