Best Winter Jackets For Extreme Cold

What is the best Winter Jacket?

It’s cold out there and it seems like each day, it’s only getting colder. When the leaves have all left the trees and the fog makes it hard to see more than a few feet in front of you, what are you supposed to do? Stay inside? No. That’s not going to happen. To make sure you still get to venture into the great outdoors, we’ve put together a list of the best winter jackets for extreme cold.

The Warmest Jacket for Winter?

Whilst all of the jackets and coats on The Sporting Lodge are built to keep you warm, dry and comfortable in the cold. A great Winter jacket also has to be functional. When you’re spending all day outside, you have to have somewhere to put your gloves, hat and dog lead. We’ve picked out our top recommendations for the most comfortable, warm and waterproof winter jackets.

Barbour Heritage Liddesdale Quilt Jacket in Olive

The Barbour Heritage Liddesdale Quilt Jacket combines the traditional Barbour style with modern techniques and materials. It has the trademark Barbour diamond quilt design, with a contrasting corduroy collar and snap-closure at the front. The quilted outer layer is well insulated, using weather-resistant Polyamide nylon material, while the soft nylon inner lining is hard-wearing, comfortable and warm. The jacket is lightweight and resilient while still retaining Barbour’s classic look. Gracefully designed to flatter your body shape, this slim-fit jacket uses a lot less excess fabric.


  • Outer: 100% Polyamide
  • Inner: 100% Polyamide
  • Studded Collar for Optional Hood
  • Machine Washable
  • Fit: Slim Tailored
  • Size: XS – XXL
  • Colour: Olive

Fjallraven Womens Expedition Long Down Parka Basalt

Expedition Long Down Parka is an extra-long parka version of the classic Expedition Down Jacket from 1974. Made from recycled polyamide and padded with a combination of down and synthetic insulation (approx. 50% of each). The padding is distributed in two layers – one for down, one for synthetics – with an offset construction that gives maximum warmth without cold spots. Just as comfortable for everyday use as for forest walks or ice fishing outings, where the roomy hood and generous length protect against cold winds. Part of Fjällräven’s Expedition Series with iconic designs, sustainably produced materials and high reliability in cold conditions.

  • Outer fabric and lining in 100% recycled polyamide.
  • Padded with high-quality ethically produced down.
  • Second layer of padding is 100% recycled polyester.
  • Robust, adjustable hood with characteristic details.
  • Two top-loading pockets with extra openings from the sides.
  • Durable, Insulating

Patagonia Isthmus Utility Jacket Ink Black

LA transitional mild-weather jacket inspired by a garment found in our archives, built of NetPlus® 100% postconsumer recycled nylon faille made from recycled fishing nets to help reduce ocean plastic pollution; with a PFC-free DWR finish (durable water repellent coating that does not contain perfluorinated chemicals). Fair Trade Certified™ sewn.

  • 100% Postconsumer Recycled Nylon Faille
  • PFC-Free DWR Finish
  • Durable Water Repellent Coating
  • Fair Trade Certified
  • Size: XS – XXL
  • Colour: Ink Black

Fjallraven Down Jacket No. 16 Dark Olive

Reversible down jacket made from G-1000 Eco in recycled polyester and organic cotton, with polyamide lining and high-quality, insulating down padding. A robust reinforcement garment that can be worn either on top of or under a shell jacket. Gives the optimum combination of durability, warmth and practical functionality. The fixed hood protects from cold winds and can be adjusted so it follows head movements. Cold hands can be warmed in zippered side pockets, which are placed behind two top-loaded pockets on the G-1000 side.

  • Reversible down jacket in G-1000 Eco with lining in UN Blue polyamide.
  • Padded with ethically-produced down of the highest quality
  • Can be worn over or under a shell jacket as a reinforcement garment.
  • The G-1000 side has hand pockets with top-loaded bellows pockets on top.

Barbour Womens Buttercup Jacket Dark Olive / Classic

The Barbour Buttercup Jacket features a hooded mid-length design for a waterproof staple through the unpredictable weather. Boasting a draw cord to the waist for a feminine fit, this jacket features front patch pockets for optimal storage space and is finished with branding to the left pocket.

  • Outer: Face: 75% Polyester, 25% Cotton, Membrane: 100% Polyurethane
  • Inner: 100% Polyester
  • Soft with a cotton touch
  • Branding to left pocket as worn
  • Machine wash 30°C

Do Dogs Need a Jacket in The Winter?

Dogs are naturally well protected from the cold. A healthy dog with thick fur will be able to withstand the cold. However, with temperatures getting colder and colder it’s always a good idea to make sure your friend is warm enough to be outside all day.

Barbour Monmouth Waterproof Dog Coat Olive

The Barbour Monmouth Waterproof Dog Coat boasts a lightweight desigtn with a quick relsease fastening over the back. Showcasing a harness hole for a lead attachment, this dog coat is finished with a sweet contrast collar.

  • Outer:100% Polyester (Polyurethane Membrane)
  • Inner:100% Cotton
  • Machine wash at 30°C
  • Size: XS – XL
  • Colour: Olive

Which Winter Jacket To Choose

Which Winter Jacket are you going to choose to wrap up warm in this extreme cold? This is five of our top picks, but we have a huge selection of men’s winter jackets, women’s winter jackets and of course, winter jackets for your dogs available. So whether you are outside walking the dogs, hunting or taking a stroll down to your local restaurant for a nice winters evening meal, we have the coat for you.