The Best Of British Brands

In celebration of the Queens Platinum Jubilee, we are showcasing the best of British brands that we stock here at The Sporting Lodge.

Britain has produced some of the greatest – and most well-known – brands in the world. The following brands all have a heritage-heavy feel to their garments which are synonymous with the English countryside, guaranteed to last & will keep you kitted-out in great gear for the not-always-great British weather.


Unrivalled in every sense of the word, there’s no doubt that Barbour deserves its place on this list. Not only does the British fashion brand have a heritage-heavy great story behind it, it is also one of the best in the game for functional and beautiful outerwear guaranteed to last for years to come.


Purdey is a brand synonymous with the English countryside; one whose heritage is at the forefront of everything that it does and produces. Purdey has been going strong since 1814 and continues to be one of the most sought-after British brands there is, keeping you well kitted-out in great gear in the not-so-great British weather.


Founded in 1860, Sunspel is an innovative British brand with a contemporary edge. Taking inspiration from Britain’s rich heritage of specialist manufacturers, Sunspel produce a range of essentials so versatile, effortless and wear-forever. Using only the highest quality fabrics they have spent decades perfecting the feel of the cotton for their ever famous t-shirts.


Seated in the heart of England’s second city, Birmingham, as they have been since the 1812, Westley Richards Boasts unmistakable English style, unbeatable British quality and exclusive European classics. Their country collection brings the finest tweeds, leather, cotton, canvas and wool together to craft traditional shooting and travel kit which is smart enough for any occasion yet rugged enough for every eventuality.