Canoes, Kayaks and Sit on Tops

Large range of watersports equipment and clothing for whitewater and sea kayaking, open canoeing, sit-on-top and kayak fishing.

Industrial Access and Rescue

A range of products for working at height, high ropes courses, police, military, fire, mountain and swift water rescue.

Outdoor Clothing and Equipment

Huge range of specially selected walking, climbing, caving and trail running products from the best brands


croeso! Welcome to Up and Under outdoor gear!

store lockdown closure

From 6pm 23/10/2020 until 9:30am 09/11/2020 the Cardiff store will be closed to the general public during the Fire Break Lockdown in Wales.

We will have some staff on site weekdays between the hours 9:30 and 16:30 and saturdays 10:00 - 16:00 in order to continue to fulfill online and mail orders and enquiries and to service any equipment needs for the Emergency Services, Rescue Teams and Work at Height. The door will be locked and in order to gain entry for Emergency Collections as described above you will need to phone ahead on 02920 578579.

We are the specialist independent outdoor retailer based in Cardiff, renowned for quality of service, fittings and product range and open 7 days a week.

We provide a one stop shop for all your outdoor clothing and equipment needs for; walking, climbing, caving, fell and trail running, expeditions, white-water, sit on top and sea kayaking, open boating, high ropes, rescue and industrial access.

Outdoor Equipment and Outdoor Clothing Special Offers Galore!

As an independent retailer we select the best products available and build this website ourselves giving the best advice possible. All of us are knowledgeable, experienced and passionate about the outdoors.

Visit us at Up and Under, 490 Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff, CF5 1BL and why not take the Virtual Tour before.


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Outdoor Clothing Waterproofs Walking Kangri GTX Jacket

Rab Kangri GTX Jacket

A sturdy jacket designed to be an all-rounder for adventurers, from winter hillwalking to showery scrambles.

RRP £280.00 Price: £250.25
Outdoor Sacks-and-Bags Day-Sacks Walking Ducan 24

Mammut Ducan 24

An innovative lightweight hiking backpack from Mammut with unparalleled comfort and breathability.

RRP £90.00 Price: £80.10
Outdoor Clothing Down W's Down Sweater Vest

Patagonia W's Down Sweater Vest

Made with 800 fill traceable down and a 100% recycled face fabric, this lightweight vest is great for keeping your core warm without hinderi...

RRP £150.00 Price: £133.68
Watersports Roof-Racks Straps-and-Pads Rack-Pads U-Foamblocks

Kajak Sport U-Foamblocks

The Kajak Sport U-Foamblocks are the perfect option, when it comes to transporting your sea kayak. These foam roofrack pads are firm enough ...

RRP £29.99 Price: £29.99
Watersports Clothing Buoyancy-Aids White-Water Nevis PFD

Palm Nevis PFD

The Palm Nevis is possibly the best whitewater kayaking pfd out there. This PFD for kayaking features a new style design from Palm called de...

RRP £230.00 Price: £200.51
Watersports Clothing Ear-and-Nose Ear-Plugs SurfEars 3.0

SurfEars SurfEars 3.0

The SurfEars 3.0 earplugs are perfect for Kayaking, Swimming and Surfing. These are designed as earplugs for surfers and are perfect to help...

RRP £44.95 Price: £44.95
Professional Access Harnesses Full-Body-Harness Avao Bod

Petzl Avao Bod

The Petzl Avao Bod is a Full Body Harness that is ideal for Working at Height.

RRP £278.40 Price: £246.91
Professional Access Harnesses Full-Body-Harness Avao Bod Fast

Petzl Avao Bod Fast

The Petzl Avao Bod Fast is a Full Body Harness that is ideal for Working at Height.

RRP £295.80 Price: £262.34
Professional Access Helmets Duon-Air

Heightec Duon-Air

The Heightec Duon-Air, a dual rated safety helmet. This plastic safety helmet is ideal for work at height under EN397 and its also suitable ...

RRP £69.72 Price: £62.05

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Rob Smith - Offa's Dyke In One Sitting - A new unsupported FKT

I set out from the official start (or end) of the Offa’s Dyke National Trail in Prestatyn with the intention of running (jogging, hiking and a lot of hobbling) – the 177 miles to the other end of the trail at Sedbury Cliffs, just outside Chepstow. I did finally get there, just over 3 days later, setting what is, for now, a fastest known time for a self-supported completion of the trail.
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Gower New Developments

We have available both instore and online copies of Gower New Developments 2018, 2019 and 2020 supplements produced since the South Wales Sports Climbs Rockfax Guidebook. With over 180 routes between them, predominantly in the lower and mid grades and mainly non-tidal.
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New special offers added to the outdoor clothing sale rails

Exciting new reductions include insulation in our Patagonia sale, base layer and shell from the Mammut Eiger Extreme range, plus selected items from Marmot, Montane, Mammut and Odlo.
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