With 95% of my nest box sites situated within the boundaries of the Brecon Beacons National Park where I regularly experience extreme adverse weather conditions, it is paramount I have the correct choice of equipment and clothing to achieve my aims. There is one company I have always trusted and used for all of my clothing needs and I have never ever been let down by any of Karrimors products. Karrimor is a British company that make outdoor equipment and clothing to the highest standard. It is fair to say that Karrimor produce amazing clothing and retailed at favourable prices. Sports Direct usually stock Karrimor clothing and footwear or you can shop online. 

Karrimor Ridge Jacket Mens

The men's Karrimor Ridge Jacket is perfect for your next outdoor adventure, designed a breathable and waterproof 20K fabric with zipable vents to the underarms that helps to keep you dry and comfortable no matter what the weather, while the secure zip pockets to the chest allow you to take your essential items with you everywhere. This Karrimor jacket also benefits from reflective detail to the upper that helps to increase your visibility in low light situations while the adjustable shock cord to the hem along with a full zip front offer a comfortable fit, completed with the Karrimor logo to the chest. 

         Puffa Jacket inside the main Jacket

Karrimor Cheetah Walking Boot

The Karrimor Cheetah Walking Boot are suited for wearing when trekking outdoors and in wetter conditions. The boots are constructed with a WTX technology that offers excellent waterproofing around the boots and allows your feet to remain dry and comfortable. The boots feature a Vibram soleplate that allows for exceptional traction in wet weather and over a wide range of terrains. The boots are finished off in an ankle high style, to allow maximum support when outdoors and ensure your feet can withstand any obstacles that are thrown your way. The boots are finished off with a re-enforced toe for additional protection. 

> Mens walking boots 
> Weathertite Xtreme Waterproof / breathable 
> Nubuck leather upper 
> Metal eyelet lcaced upper 
> Mid cut 
> Cushioned ankle and bellows tongue 
> Phylon cushioned midsole 
> Reinforced toe bumper 
> FrameFlex Original Chassis 
> Vibram S1307 XS Trek sole unit 
> Leather / synthetic / textile upper, Textile inner, Synthetic sole

Karrimor 4in1 Down Jacket 

This Karrimor 4in1 Down Jacket is ideal for any outdoor adventure, featuring a full zip fastening with four pockets, two zip on the outer and two large mesh pockets inside, a hood plus removable long sleeves to convert it into a gilet style item. The down jacket ensures warmth, breathability and has a water repellent coating, while Karrimor branding completes the design. 

> Men's jacket 
> Full zip fastening 
> Removable long sleeves 
> 2 zip pockets 
> 2 internal mesh pockets 
> Lightweight 
> Breathable 
> Removable hood 
> Water resistant 
> Multi purpose 
> 4 in 1 jacket 
> Karrimor branding 
> Machine washable

Karrimor Hot Rock Pants 

These Karrimor Hot Rock Pants are a lightweight construction that is water repellent to keep your body dry whilst outdoors. The elasticated waistband and internal elasticated drawstring fastening combine for a comfortable fit, with full seam sealed zip fastening legs and adjustable drawstring ankles with popper fastenings that add to the waterproofness and fit. The trousers are a plain design, finished with an embroidered detail to the hip and knee, with instantly recognisable Karrimor branding. 

> Mens waterproof trousers 
> Elasticated waistband 
> Internal elasticated drawstring fastening 
> Full zip fastening legs 
> Adjustable elasticated drawstring ankles 
> Waterproof design 
> WRX technology 
> Seam sealed 
> Waterproof zips 
> Embroidered detailing 
> Karrimor branding 
> 100% nylon 
> Machine washable 
> Keep away from fire



Karrimor Orkney Waterproof Trousers 

The Karrimor Orkney Waterproof Trousers are a superb choice for outdoor activity, walking and trekking thanks to a Weathertite Xtreme construction with a waterproof and windproof finish for protection from the elements. These mens trousers benefit from two zipped side pockets for secure storage, and sport an elasticated waistband and press stud ankles for complete comfort. 

> Mens trousers 
> Elasticated waistband 
> Inner draw cord 
> 10000mm waterproof 
> 10000mm windproof 
> Weathertite Xtreme technology 
> Two zipped side pockets 
> Press stud ankles 
> Karrimor logo 
> Shell: 100% nylon 
> Inner: 100% polyester


Trouser leg (bottom)

It goes without saying that all trades require quality reliable power or cordless tools. Personally for me there is one tool manufacturer that stands out from the rest and over the years I have relied on various Power Tools, especially Dewalts cordless range. Dewalt produce world leading products for all trades and in my opinion it is arguably the best in the business. Dewalt products have never let me down in the past and unlike other tool companies Dewalts after sales is second to none and always put the customer first.

Dewalt DCD995M2 18V XR 3 Speed Brushless  Combi Drill



Latest generation 18V XR Li-Ion XRP hammer drill driver featuring XR 4.0Ah Li-Ion battery technology. With a tough 3 speed all metal transmission for increased runtime and longer tool life. Electronic Clutch with 11 position adjustable torque control for optimised precision when screw driving. 13 mm ratcheting keyless chuck with automatic spindle lock for fast bit changes. Efficient intelligent trigger allowing total control over all applications. Foot LED with delay feature for improved visibility and flashlight functionality

Dewalt DCF885N 18 Volt XR Lithium Ion
Impact Driver - 

The Dewalt DCF885 cordless impact driver is a professional machine capable of great torque and power despite it's compact size. Users have rated the DCF885 very highly and said in reviews "Great price for the brand. Light. Easy to use. Fantastic performance.", "Compact and powerful. Drives screws into wood that I previously struggled to secure with my cordless drill. Should have got it years ago" and "Very light and easy to use, great driving power, excellent battery life.". Need we say more?

Dewalt DWE550 Compact Circular Saw 

The Dewalt DWE550 compact circular saw is a lightweight saw with a high power 1200 watt motor for impressive cutting performance for a saw of this size.


  • Compact, Lightweight, Easy to use circular saw with 55mm depth of cut

  • High power 1200W motor gives increased cutting performance

  • Cutaway inner guard gives improved line of sight to cutting line

  • Dust blower clears dust and debris from cut line

  • Efficient dust extraction port to minimise airborne dust particles when connected to a dust extraction unit

The DEWALT DCS331 XR Premium Jigsaw


is fitted with a powerful & highly efficient PM47 fan-cooled motor, that features replaceable brushes. Delivering a fast cutting action, up to 3000 strokes per minute, maximising user productivity. The intelligent variable speed trigger & lock-off switch provide quick controlled cuts and enhanced work safety. It's 3-position pendulum action controls the aggressiveness or smoothness of cuts.

The tool free adjustable shoe with anti-scratch cover bevels 45°, in both directions. Uses a quick and easy patented keyless blade change system, that accepts T-shank blades. It's modular component design provides trouble free servicing whilst the patented anti-vibration counter-balance mechanism and rubber grip providing a smooth operation. There is also a dust blower that keeps line of cut clear of dust and debris.



mobile modular storage system that allows you to quickly and easily change the combination of tools you take to work.

Heavy-Duty  features a locking system to secure all the loaded toolboxes, plus it can also be used to carry additional equipment and materials. The 216mm heavy-duty rubber wheels allow easy manoeuverability on rough terrain.

When carrying the tool boxes by hand, they can also be fastened together, allowing them to be carried together as a stack. Adjustable height, foldable brackets allow tailored configuration and can carry up to 132lb/59kg per pair. There is also a foldable toe plate can carry up to 330lb/149kg.

The Toughsystem™ Toolbox is manufactured from a 4mm thick reinforced outer casing with metal fastening straps and padlock eyes for lockable security. The carrier features a locking system to secure all the loaded toolboxes.


  • Improved dust management for clean and healthy use

  • 312 mm horizontal cutting capacity for a large number of applications

  • Low weight of 17 kg for maximum mobility

  • Integrated laser for precise sawing

  • Integrated side material pull-outs

  • Intuitive side incline lock

  • Depth stop for groove cuts

  • 2-point dust extraction

  • Integrated handle for easy transport

  • Supplied with 48T TCT blade

GSB 12V-15 Combi Drill.


  • Newly developed 2-speed planetary gearbox for powerful screwdriving and drilling applications in wood and metal, and impact drilling in masonry

  • Practical battery charge level indicator can be used at any time to find out how much energy is left in the battery

  • Unique Bosch Premium lithium-ion technology for 400% longer lifetime and unbeatable battery runtime

  • Bosch Electronic Cell Protection (ECP): protects the battery against overload, overheating and deep discharge

  • Practical battery charge level indicator with 3 LEDs

  • Integrated LED light for illuminating the work area, even in dark places

  • Bosch Hyper Charge: due to the rapid charging process, the batteries are charged to 75% after just half of the charge time

GDR 12V-105 Impact Driver



  • Unique Bosch Premium lithium-ion technology for 400% longer lifetime and unbeatable battery runtime

  • Bosch Electronic Cell Protection (ECP): protects the battery against overload, overheating and total discharge

  • Integrated LED light for illuminating the work area, even in dark places

  • Forward/reverse operation

  • Electronic

  • Softgrip

The Makita M9204,



125mm random orbital sander has an ergonomically designed handle with soft rubberised grip, that fits into the palm of your hand perfectly. Its compact and lightweight design make this sander ideal for those jobs that don't require a large sander. It also benefits from a high dust extraction rate which reduces the amount of clearing up you have to do after you've finished.

Both powerful and compact sanding unit, which is ideal for decorating.

  • 12000rpm/.

  • Soft grip handle.

  • Additional features: cloth dust collection bag.

  • Hook and loop fastening system.

  • Dust extraction.

  • excludes professional use.

  • EAN: 88381815475.

Lightweight, stable and secure mitre saw stand. Legs can be quickly folded for easy storage and transport. 8" wheels and handle for easy movement. Adjustable length for comfortable and accurate working. Smooth ball rolling supports to feed long workpieces. Quick-release saw mounting brackets suitable for a range of different mitre saws.

  • 150kg Max. Load Capacity

  • Positive Stops for Repective Cutting

  • 1040-1740mm Adjustable Extensions

  • Quick-Release Saw Mounting Bracket

  • Quick-Release Folding Legs

  • Smooth Ball Rolling Supports

  • Handle & 8" Wheels


The DeWalt DCD776M1T-GB 18V  cordless combi drill


This is powerful and easy to use, with 15 torque settings and an improved ergonomic design. Its intelligent switch and module make it more durable by preventing it from overheating while you work. The tool’s 4.0Ah Li-ion battery provides long lasting performance and charges in 60 minutes while its LED light ensures visibility in dimly lit spaces. The DeWalt DCD776M1T-GB also comes with a TSTAK kit box so you can carry and store your drill with ease.

  • 1 x 4.0Ah Li-Ion Battery

  • 60min Charge Time

  • Max. Torque: 42Nm

  • 15 Torque Settings + Drill + Hammer Drill

  • 13mm Keyless Chuck

  • 2-Speed Variable & Reverse

  • All-Metal Gearing

  • Electronic Brake

  • Spindle Lock