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Visit Alpkit in the Peak District
Visit Alpkit in the Lake District

“Welcome to Alpkit Stores: Our stores are cram packed full of Alpkit Goodies and ideally placed for your visit to either the Peak District or the Lake District. Our stores are really well-equipped with the entire Alpkit product range inside, from the teeniest Kraku stove to our fully featured Definition waterproof. With friendly store heroes on-hand you will get the same great service as you do online.”

Mark, Alpkit Retail Manager

Store services
Sonder Demo Fleet and Hire

Our majestic demo fleet of Sonder bikes are raring to be taken for a ride. Got a two-wheeled excursion planned and in need of a noble steed? Give us a call and hire a Sonder bike for £39 per day.

Repair Station

Gear needing a little pick-me-up? Drop it off at the store to be patched up by our repair team. There may be a small charge for the repair, check out the price list for more information. If you’re gear’s really in a pickle, we may send it to our experienced factory team to take a look at.

Tent Display

In Hathersage we have space to have them all on display, in Ambleside you may have to ask Chris to grab one out of the cupboard.

Bike Workshop

Treat your bike to an appointment with Freddie our superstar bike mechanic. Based in Hathersage Freddie can carry out a full service - and it doesn't even have to be a Sonder!

Continuum Donation Point

Give your retired gear a second life by donating it to our Continuum project to be adopted by someone who really needs it. Visit the Continuum page for details.


Everyone loves a bargain; dive into our perpetual Yard Sale for special offers, end of lines, clearance, seconds, ex-demo, slightly scuffed, pre-loved almost too good to be true kit!

Old Salty Dogs welcome!

Seriously friendly, please bring in your dog to meet us - it will make us very very happy!

Free WiFi

Check the latest forecasts or download the latest Rockfax guide to your app.

Free tea, coffee or tap water!

Just ask the staff, they will be more than happy to keep your glass topped up.

Local news

Check out the in-store notice board for all the local gossip.

Cycle to Work

You can purchase any of our Sonder bikes through Cycle to Work. We accept most schemes.

Finance available

Apply in-store. We offer a range of finance options from 0% to 9.9% on orders over £500

Gift Cards

Treat your loved ones to an Alpkit Gift Card, redeemable online or instore.


We run courses, events and lectures throughout the year. Book instore.