FAQ Hoggs of Fife Country Clothing

Posted by Bethan Bithell on Mar 03, 2015

Find below a list of frequently asked questions about Hoggs of Fife clothing: 1. What is Tweed? Tweed is a rough surfaced woollen fabric originally produced in Scotland. Tweed can be ei … read more

RFID Safe Technology | Personal Security

Posted by Bethan Bithell on Mar 03, 2015

RFID Safe TechnologyRFID stands for ‘Radio Frequency Identification’. This is a wireless non-contact radio frequency that will compromise an individuals personal identification.How it worksRF enabled … read more

Anfibio leather | Country Clothing Materials

Posted by Bethan Bithell on Mar 01, 2015

Definition: Anfibio leather is full grain leather that has been carefully treated to be totally waterproof. Benefits of Anfibio leather boots: Total waterproof Outstanding qua … read more

How useful are dog drying coats?

Posted by Bethan Bithell on Jan 23, 2015

Keeping your dog warm whilst drying off with our range of Dog Drying Coats from Ruff And Tumble! There's nothing more refreshing than venturing out on a cold crisp morning, walking through th … read more

A shooting jacket is a man's best friend

Posted by Bethan Bithell on Nov 27, 2014

Shooting is a wide term that relates to the shooting of game birds, clay, or target shooting. According to the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) over a million people in t … read more

Shooting Fashion | Country Clothing Fashion

Posted by Bethan Bithell on Nov 10, 2014

The UK shooting season is upon us! From August the game bird and waterfowl open seasons start. So what is the shooting fashion, or the etiquette?Are you new to this country sport and would like to kno … read more

12 features every shooting jacket should have

Posted by Bethan Bithell on Oct 18, 2014

If you are about to replace your shooting jacket or perhaps you have never bought one before, then there are several ‘critical features’ you really should consider before making your final purchase … read more

The threat of ticks - tick toc!

Posted by Tony Bithell on May 07, 2014

Do you love being outdoors? Do you spend a lot of your spare time enjoying the countryside, marveling the outstanding views and breathing in the fresh air? Perhaps you join your family and pets out … read more

Tattersall Shirts Continuing Success

Posted by Bethan Bithell on Mar 04, 2014

The tattersall shirt (or check shirt) has been in and out of fashion for many decades, with a considerable number of celebraties spotted wearing colourful or plain versions. For example, X-Factor … read more

FIVE steps to comfortable feet when out walking

Posted by Bethan Bithell on Feb 06, 2014

Aching feet, cold feet or perhaps hot feet can spoil your enjoyment when out walking or hiking! You may find that your feet are fine at the start of your walk but, perhaps two miles into your … read more

20 Uses for a Poncho | Outdoor Wear Guides

Posted by Bethan Bithell on Dec 20, 2013

A Poncho certainly is a versatile piece of clothing and ideally, everyone should have one in their rucksack when out walking in the countryside. Indeed, it’s even worth thinking about keeping one in t … read more

Working waxed clothing for farmers & gamekeepers

Posted by Bethan Bithell on Oct 24, 2013

Waxed clothing has been around for centuries. In fact, wax was first used on clothing in the 1950s, primarily on sailing clothes, due to its waterproofing capabilities. From the 15th century, sail … read more

New and Improved Nikwax Cotton Proof

Posted by Bethan Bithell on Jul 16, 2013

When out walking, it can be a burden having to carry a pair of waterproof over- trousers with you just in case it rains! Well, don’t despair, there is an alternative! You could simply t … read more

A dog owner's guide to understanding dog law

Posted by Tony Bithell on May 08, 2013

If you own a dog, you need to be aware of the various dog laws. This is a basic guide to the vast amount of complex laws in relation to owning a dog. For detailed information about a specific dog law, … read more

Bamboo base layers and other materials

Posted by Bethan Bithell on Mar 05, 2013

A baselayer is the layer which lies against the skin. This layer is designed to trap a thin layer of warm air against the skin and wick away (draw moisture) moisture from the body. We currently s … read more

The Dangers of Blue-Green Algae on Dogs

Posted by Tony Bithell on Jan 07, 2013

The effect of blue-green algae upon dogsBlue-green algae also known as Cyanobacteria is extremely poisonous to dogs, cats, horses, cows and birds.Blue-green algae is a microscopic bacteria that can be … read more

Ever wondered how to re-waterproof a jacket?

Posted by Bethan Bithell on Jul 24, 2012

Nikwax Wash and Waterproofing Treatments for your Country Clothing and Outdoor GearWith the torrential down pours we have experienced over the last few months, I’m sure a lot of jackets and trousers w … read more

Guaranteed Blister Free Socks!

Posted by Bethan Bithell on Jul 06, 2012

Go walking without the fear of painful and sore blisters! At Cherry Tree Country Clothing we really do understand how problematic sore feet and blisters are when out walking. We’ve been there … read more