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Active & leisure Styles for City breaks and leisure holidays

 

When you're enjoying a city break in Europe or leisure-holidaying in the UK you know that you need the right footwear.

You need practical leisure shoes, sandals or trainers that offer all day comfort and the versatility to wear for multiple activities. After all, you don't want to be dragging along 5 pairs of shoes for the weekend!

Whether it's long walks across country, seeing the sights and hitting the cafes on your city break or leisurely walks from the caravan or motorhome to the beach, you need all day comfort.

That's where we come in!

We specialise in wide and extra-wide fitting footwear that is designed to offer comfort from the first wear and the support you need to be active all day.

But then you also want the comfort of a leisure shoe for the evening, or downtime. No fear, we've got you there too!

 

Specialist Features

 

Features like:

  • Air-bubble Technology soles to make it feel like you're walking on air;
  • A choice of fastenings are suited to different activities and differing requirements for security of fit and adjustability;
  • Stretch materials that mould to the shape of your feet for total comfort;
  • Flared soles for stability;
  • Different shapes of toe-box suit different shaped feet and ensure enough room for toes;
  • Seam free toe-boxes on many styles to ensure there's no rubbing.

 

 

With a range of high quality practical materials that offer comfort where you need it, like our stretch fabrics that mould to the shape of your feet to avoid rubbing and allow your feet to swell during the day we've thought of everything!

And because our shoes genuinely fit, you won't suffer from rubbing, squeezing or incorrect support. Just the most comfortable shoes you'll ever wear.

So if you're looking for active styles for your next holiday or short break then check out our active and leisure styles below for total style, comfort and practicality.

 

Wide-fitting active styles for holidays.

 

Wide-fitting trainer Echo is a stylish and practical lace-up with suede, leather and mesh panels and two '' Air Comfort'' insoles for all day comfort.

The Air cooled design allows air to flow around the foot to keep cool in hot weather and the round toe shape ensures enough room for toes to move!

Wide-fitting walking shoe Wyoming is the widest and deepest walking shoe on the market, it's rugged, hard-wearing and comfortable.

Completely waterproof and with an extra grippy rubber outsole it's just perfect for long walks in the British countryside.

Peel is a sporty sandal with a chunky sole and cut-to-fit touch-fastening straps that allow lots of adjustment for the perfect fit.

Padded textile cushioning offers extra comfort for feet.

Stylish wide-fitting mule Octavia is versatile enough for easy city walks or strolls to the beach, but stylish enough for casual dining and evening entertainment. Suede upper with pretty textile panels, lightweight shock absorbent air-bubble sole for extra cushioning as you walk, and removable insoles to allow extra room or for the insertion of orthotics, it's packed with features!

Sheri is an active style in its own class. Mesh panels allow feet to keep cool on warm days and an adjustable back strap offers a more secure and extra-comfortable fit. The flared heel offers increased stability for active feet and the air-bubble sole adds the cushioning you need.

Echo, Wyoming and Octavia are available in our 2V (EE-4E) and 6V(6E-8E) variable width fittings, making them the perfect fit for even the widest feet. Peel and Sheri are available in our 2V (EE-4E) variable width fitting.

Find out more about our width fittings and how to measure your feet for our shoes

Browse all wide-fitting active styles and trainers

Wide-fitting leisure styles.

 

Best-selling wide and extra-wide fitting canvas Banff is perfect for seeing the sights or less busy days taking in the cafes. Pretty and practical, our fashionable, super-flexible "Bumper" sole make this a must-have shoe for summer

Super popular, lightweight active style Hawaii must be the perfect holiday shoe. The air cooled design allows air to flow around the foot, whilst the mesh pattern material moulds around the foot and even helps disguise 'bumpy' feet. The two removable insoles ensure the perfect, most comfortable fit and the touch fastening straps are designed for easy access and adjustment. Hawaii also opens really wide for easy access.

Morris is a classic leisure style in our lightweight stretch fabric that looks the part and feels great. The one piece stretch panel front moulds to the shape of your foot and has no seams, ensuring no rubbing, just pure comfort. The print pattern also disguises 'bumpy' feet, making them perfect for swollen feet or people with bunions or hammer toes.

Casual shoe Edith is striking with its punched design that allows air to circulate round your feet, keeping them cool. The flared sole is wider at the bottom to spread weight and make the sole more stable. They're comfy enough for all-day wear and definitely stylish enough for casual activities!

Cute wide-fitting slip-on Bibi is an about-town style that's perfect for easy vacation days. Stretch panels, cushioned air-bubble sole and round toe shape ensure it's super comfy, whilst elasticated topline ensures it's as secure as it is easy to put on.

All styles above are available in our 2V (EE-4E) and 6V(6E-8E) variable width fittings, making them the perfect fit for even the widest feet.

Browse all wide-fitting ladies' shoes

We also have a wide range of men's shoes that are perfect for leisure holidays. Like sporty sandal Ramsey, rugged waterproof walking shoe Utah, trainers Dawson, Otley or Wakefield (to name but a few) or leisure styles Declan, Washington or Konrad. Just like our ladies styles, our range of wide-fitting shoes for men are designed with practicality, style and comfort in mind and come with all the features to make them the perfect fit for wide-deep or problem feet.

Browse all wide-fitting men's shoes