The 16 Best Waterproof Boots For Town & Country
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The 16 Best Waterproof Boots For Town & Country

Boots that are as stylish as they are soggy-sock-proof...

Walking in the UK always comes with the risk of showers. Wet feet are simply not acceptable. Upgrade those worn leather boots that stain, or worse, leak in the mud and snow, and find the best waterproof boots that lose nothing in the style or comfort stakes this season. Shop our edit of the best waterproof boots and walking boots for country and town living. 

As always, keep the planet in mind when shopping. Re-using and re-wearing is the best way to be sustainable, but if you can’t avoid it then shop consciously at responsible retailers, as well as rental and resale sites.

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The Best Waterproof Boots

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Black boot


Danner Moto Wedge GTX, £470

The newly released Danner Moto takes brings together Danner’s heritage – in particular its pioneering motorcycle boot – and modern technology to create a durable pair of leather boots that waterproof, slip-resistant and (most importantly) stylish enough for jaunts out in the fields and days out in town.

Brown boot

Fairfax & Favor

The Explorer in Oak Leather, £450

For an all-rounder shoe that can take you from town to country, look no further than Fairfax & Favor’s Explorer range. This all-weather boot is durable, easy to clean and has a memory foam insole for extra comfort on your adventures. (It’s also a big win for country chic fans.)

Brown boots


Roundstone Country Boot in Old Rum, £429

Muddy walks will feel like a breeze in these new boots from Dubarry, which have been kitted out in a water-resistant moulded rubber outer and a breathable GORE-TEX membrane inside to keep your feet dry and warm whatever the weather. The leather exterior isn’t just for looks either (although those certainly give the Roundstone a few bonus points), as it softens with every wear while retaining its shape to give you a comfortable boot fitted to your feet.

Pink ankle boots

Merry People

Bobbi Wellington Boot, £79.95

Merry People’s vegan Bobbi wellie comes in 14 colourways (we’re a fan of pink), and are available in a range of sizes for men and women. Bright colours make these boots a great contender for town and country, and are completely waterproof – perfect for rainy days in London…

Purple wellington boots

Le Chameau

Iris Jersey Lined Botte, £110

Looking to splash around a bit? Stay puddle-prepared with a pair of Le Chameau wellies. Light and durable, these are ideal for a countryside walk (rain or shine), and come with a fast-drying jersey lining. This boot is available in nine different colours – so you can choose the perfect shade for your wardrobe…

Joseph Cheaney & Sons

Ellis GV Shearling Lined Chelsea Boots in Jet Black Kudu Leather, £445

A reliable boot for wet and chilly weather, Joseph Cheaney & Sons’s Ellis design is crafted from soft kudu leather from C.F. Stead and features a natural shearling lining. Expect nice and toasty feet whatever the weather.

Crockett and Jones poppy boots

Crockett & Jones

Poppy burgundy Chelsea boots, £500

Heritage British shoemaker Crockett & Jones is renowned for its traditionally made leather boots. These burgundy Chelsea boots feel modern yet timeless, with the thick Vibram rubber sole also making them puddle-proof.

House of Bruar

House of Bruar

Suede cowboy boots, £149.95

Cowboy boots are back with a bang this season. This real-suede pair from House of Bruar are slimline yet sturdy, and ideal for tackling rainy city streets in style.

Fairfax & Favor The Verbier Tan Nubuck  Ladies Mid-Calf Snow Boot

Fairfax & Favor

The Verbier Tan Nubuck Ladies Mid-Calf Snow Boot, £237

Those look ahead to frostier weather can anticipate the launch of Fairfax & Favor’s new line of snow boots. The Verbier Mid-Calf is a sleek take on an après Ski boot, combining country living with hard wearing but comfortable footwear.

Short Zip Chelsea Wellington

Holland Cooper

Sherpa Lined Chelsea Wellington, £129

Handcrafted from vulcanised rubber, the short zip Chelsea wellington boot is 100 percent waterproof, featuring a traction grip sole to provide stability for long country walks. A luxury boot that is both stylish and practical – perfect for keeping your feet dry and fashionable during spring walks.

Meindl boots


Ladies Bhutan MFS Leather Hiking Boots, £192.50

Meindl’s newest boot is a refined version of its ever-popular Burma boot, which uses GORE-TEX® to keep your feet nice and dry wherever you are. An added bonus is the memory foam lining, meant to cushion each step you take and reduce the fatigue felt when walking over rocky ground.

Essen The Classic Combat - Black Boot


The Classic Combat Black Boot, £269

Combining high fashion with genuine practicality, the combat boot is handcrafted in Portugal from supple Italian leather – only working with high-quality materials from low-minimum suppliers. Set on a memory foam padded insole for supreme comfort, this timeless classic is at the top of our wish list.

Columbia Women’s Redmond III Mid Waterproof Walking Boot


Women’s Redmond III Mid Waterproof Walking Boot, £100

If you mean business with your country walking, only a hardy pair of serious walking boots will do. These ones are comfortable, sturdy and completely waterproof.



Berwick GTX Country Boots, £380

Featuring a premium leather upper and breathable Gore-Tex membrane, your feet will be comfortable and cosy in these lace-up country waterproof boots.

Sorel Boot


Torino Waterproof Suede, Shell and Leather Ankle Boots, £150

A combination of waterproof suede, shell and leather to keep the elements at bay this season; these will look at home on the slopes or for muddy country walks in the UK.

Best waterproof boots


Galway Country Boots Walnut, £379

The ultimate country boots. These Dubarry walnut brown boots feature a Gore-Tex lining and breathable leather upper.

Featured image: Joseph Cheaney & Sons