Global leader in safe, high performance waterproofing, cleaning and conditioning for outdoor gear


Easier, Safer, Drier

Nikwax manufactures high quality cleaning and waterproofing products. Nikwax prolongs the life and enhances the performance of clothing, footwear & equipment.

Whether you work or spend your leisure time outside, Nikwax keeps you dry. Nikwax products are EASY to use. The products go exactly where needed; less product is wasted, saving you money. You can treat gear with Nikwax in your washing machine, by hand or by using our spray-on products.

Nikwax products are SAFE to use. No propellant gases, non-toxic, no fluorocarbons, environmentally safe. It’s WaterBased. By using Nikwax you can renew your gear and reduce the impact

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Nikwax News

13/02/2019 - How to Care for your Boots

One of the best ways of ensuring your hiking boots are as sustainable as possible, is to look after them so well you never have to replace them. Owning just one pair of boots for many years is a sure-fire way to reduce impact on the environment you’re trying to enjoy. And the best way […]

13/02/2019 - Walking and wheeling in the UK with Julia Bradbury

Chances are, being an outdoors sort of person, you’ve probably stepped in the footprints of Julia Bradbury at some point.  Julia must be Britain’s most prolific walker! Her TV presenting career has seen her trek the length and breadth of Britain looking for fun, challenging, breath-taking, hard-going and easily accessible walks we can all enjoy.  […]

08/01/2019 - Do More To Get Outside This Year!

Winter is not bleak when you step outdoors; there is a whole wealth of beauty waiting to be found during the cold, wet, and sometimes snowy, season. As tempting as it is to wrap up under a blanket, sip a hot chocolate and snuggle in front of a fire, if you take a moment each […]

08/01/2019 - Interview: Get Outside with Parkrun

According to YouGov, last year’s second most popular New Year’s resolution was to ‘exercise more’ (top of the list was ‘eat better’). But if you’re not the sort of person to relish the wintry weather, you might need some encouragement to exercise outdoors. Especially as it’s common knowledge most of us will give up on […]

11/12/2018 - Joey Holmes – Top Ten Christmas Gifts for Outdoor Adventurers

What to buy the adventure junkie in your life? Joey Holmes is mad about outdoor clothing, gear and camping. As the editor of Cool of the Wild – a website dedicated to enjoying and exploring the wild outdoors, she knows a thing or two about what trail-loving hikers and mountain-mad alpinists would love to discover […]