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!

We are open with bookings for fittings!

We are now open in a Covid-Safe manner for the hours of 9:30-18:00 Monday to Saturday and 10:00-16:00 on Sunday.

For general shopping we will be limiting the amount of customers at any one time so please give yourself plenty of time for your visit. We are operating a booking system for fitting services. So for example if you need new shoes or boots then please fill in the booking sheet at the link below, but if you know that you just need another pair of Zamberlan Ultralite size 45 then just come along to pick them up, or ideally let us know you're coming and we will secure a pair for you.

If you want to visit Up and Under to benefit from our reknowned fitting service on products such as footwear, harnesses, backpacks, wetsuits or PFD's then please click "BOOK A FITTING".

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We'd like to give a massive Thank You to evereyone that has supported us during lockdown both with positive comments on our social media and emails and by ordering from us online and over the phone. You really have been a huge help.
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 Climbing Training Finger-Boards Beastmaker 1000 Series

Beastmaker Beastmaker 1000 Series

Beastmaker the beast - sorry best fingerboards available. Developed by top UK climber and training guru Dan Varian these wooden boards are f...

RRP £80.00 Price: £71.38
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
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 Kayaking Kayaks Rogue-Lite

Kokopelli Packraft Rogue-Lite

A lightweight packraft (2.3kg) for flat to class 1 water that is fantastic for your next adventure travel trip.

RRP £899.99 Price: £899.99
Watersports Equipment Dry-Storage Duffels Ocoee Duffel

Watershed Ocoee Duffel

The Watershed Ocoee Duffel Dry Bag, a great option for keeping things dry whilst out on your adventures in the wet. This Dry bag duffel is o...

RRP £114.99 Price: £106.82
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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