• Access team visits London

    Access team visits London   To celebrate a successful 2017, and to introduce the strategy for 2018, the team went to London for a company outing and staff meeting. We learnt a lot, and the key takeaways can be summarized as follows: A coach doesn't fit easily into a normal car parking space. Under no [...] Continue Reading
  • Bag It. Beat It.

    Fill bags to fund life saving research   Access are supporting British Heart Foundation's annual Bag It Beat It campaign!   The British Heart Foundation collects donated bags of old clothes, toys, and similar resaleable items every September. These items are then sold with profits going to life changing heart research.   We're pleased to [...] Continue Reading
  • Photo competition winner

    Thanks to everyone who submitted photos for our Endurance products photo competition! We had a large number of excellent submissions from all over the country. The choice was very difficult, but we were eventually able to decide on a winner, who will receive a free Endurance tent of their choosing. Click on the button below [...] Continue Reading
  • Photo competition update…

    Photo competition update   Thanks to everyone who has submitted photos for our competition so far! We've had a lot of amazing photos submitted, some of which we have permission to show here.   The competition ends at midnight 31/07/17, and the winner gets a free Endurance tent of their choice. Send your submissions to [...] Continue Reading
  • Trangia 25 or Trangia 27?

    Trangia sizing   Somewhat counter-intuitively, the Trangia 25 series is actually larger than the 27 series. The 27 series is designed to cook for 1 or 2 people; the 25 series is designed for 3 to 4 people. For this reason most group leaders use the 25 series. To see our full Trangia range, hit [...] Continue Reading
  • Rucksack Fitting Guide

    We often get asked - which back system do my participants need - 65 or 65 slimjim?  Firstly here is a quick measurement guide and some quick tips.  Then further down this page is your fitting guide.   Quick measurement guide:   65 (Regular) Back torso length adjusts between 17.5 inches – 19.5 inches (44-50cm) [...] Continue Reading
  • Explaining group pricing

    Question: Do you do special prices for schools and groups?   The short answer: Yes, if you are buying for a School or Group, we now give a special Group Price online which gives you a 20 - 30% discount!  In addition, if your order is over a certain size, you qualify for further bulk discounts [...] Continue Reading
  • March challenge: the winner!

    Our winner immediately knew the correct location - he got married there! Check the video below:   The correct location was Edale, Peak District. Congratulations to Andy Charlton, of Adventure Expeditions! He identified the location immediately (I wonder why!) and gets a £100 voucher. To everyone else who got it right we'll be in touch [...] Continue Reading
  • March challenge: claim your £25 off voucher!

    To start off March with a bang, we're sending you our latest tent overview brochure, and a challenge! See the video below to learn more.   Didn't receive a brochure? Click here to download a pdf version. Quick overview You should soon be receiving our latest tent range overview, as shown in the video above. Printed [...] Continue Reading
  • Geodesic vs tunnel tents

    Geodesic and Tunnel tents - what's the difference? GEODESIC (or semi-geodesic) Poles cross over once or multiple times, usually making the tents self supporting: TUNNEL (or arch) Poles arch straight across the tent from side to side, so guylines are required to hold the tent up: GEODESIC The Pros Stability: In most cases, geodesic tents [...] Continue Reading