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Our Pick of the Best Umbrellas for 2022

With the UK weather being so unpredictable year-round, it should come as no surprise that, on average, we spend around £10M each year on umbrellas! With many designs on the market, it can be a minefield to find one that stands up against the elements. We've made it easy to choose with our pick of best umbrellas below.

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Blunt Metro Umbrella

Year-on-year we see umbrella designs that follow the same blueprint. However, the Blunt Metro is a quality windproof umbrella, and its unique and classy design also plays a role in its success. But it wouldn't have made it into our list of best three windproof umbrellas without its remarkable durability against 55mph winds and rip-resistant 37-inch canopy. This is an easy-to-use and reliable umbrella that you can count on whatever the weather throws your way – the Blunt Metro Umbrella costs around £70.

Fulton Stormshield Umbrella

Our next pick of windproof umbrellas is the Fulton Stormshield. Fulton is the largest manufacturers of umbrellas in the United Kingdom, and the quality of their products is an example of this status! Looking at the huge span of the Fulton Stormshield, it has been widely received by the sports and outdoor activities industry along with being a great everyday umbrella. Made with 100% polyester to take on even the heaviest downpours, there's both class and craftmanship in Fulton's Stormshield that truly showcases over 50 years of experience. As for the investment, you can expect to pay around £20 - £30 for a Fulton Stormshield umbrella.

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JUKSTG 12 Rib Umbrella

The JUKSTG 12 Rib is our last windproof quality umbrella. With 12 metal ribs supporting the large span, this umbrella has been put to the test against 65mph winds! A great achievement and one the proves its durability and strength. The JUKSTG 12 Rib umbrella comes equipped with automatic open and close functionality built into its rubber handle – gone are the days of struggling to open and close your umbrella during horrendous rainfall! With Amazon Choice product status, and nearly 5,000 reviews, the portable and lightweight JUKSTG umbrella is an amazing investment of just under £15

Totes Tiny X-tra Strong

Whilst we have moved on from windproof umbrellas, we believe the 5 section reinforced aluminium Totes Tiny X-tra Strong ticks a few more boxes than people think. The design of the polyester canopy puts in a performance against gusts of wind and rain while remaining both lightweight and compact, something many compact umbrellas fail to achieve. Totes claim that this umbrella withstands 60% stronger winds than its competitors – and at the fair price of £23 this a contender for the best umbrella on this list.

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EEZ-Y Travel Umbrella

The EEZ-Y Travel Umbrella is quite possibly the most compact umbrella on our list. However, don't let that fool you, as it boasts automatic opening and closing functionality and a quality stainless steel frame. The water repellent fabric ensures protection all day long, and the double canopy design stops the umbrella from blowing inside out. Available in over ten colours and with nearly 10,000 positive reviews on Amazon, the EEZ-Y Travel Umbrella is one of best umbrellas on this list and costs just under £15.

Rain-Mate Compact 9 Rib Umbrella

The Rain-Mate branded 9 Rib umbrella has been designed with fibreglass ribs and a robust metal frame. It is a compact yet durable umbrella that can withstand rainy weather. Should the weather cause this umbrella to fold, its Fail Safe Flip technology will allow the fibreglass hinges to invert and survive strong gusts of winds. The emphasis is on design, and the Rain-Mate umbrella has been well constructed to fit in luggage, backpacks, briefcases and more — ideal for anyone on the go. The Rain-Mate 9 Rib is available in various colours; here, we've pictured the black option. Finally, you can’t go wrong with the price of just £23 for this compact umbrella.

Mountain Warehouse Walking Umbrella

This stylish umbrella by Mountain Warehouse is available in Purple, with a curved handle making it a brilliant everyday choice. It's a durable option yet compact and easy to carry around and lives up to the quality expected from a company like Mountain Warehouse with over two decades in outdoor equipment. It also won’t break the bank, priced at just £9.99

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Fulton Tiny 1 Umbrella

The Fulton brand know a lot about developing high-quality products with a history spanning more than 50 years! This compact umbrella is small enough to carry anywhere and should stand up to winds with a flexible frame to enhance wind resistance. Available in black, this umbrella costs just £22.00.

Trespass Resistant Compact Umbrella

The Trespass Resistant Compact umbrella is the most affordable and high-quality umbrella on our list. The tri-fold automatic Trespass umbrella is entirely stress-free. The Trespass Resistant compact umbrella also comes with its own fabric sleeve, meaning you can carry it around with you everywhere. Available in black and granite grey, this umbrella costs just £9.99.

As you can see there is an array of high-quality umbrellas to choose from to make your camping and caravanning holidays more enjoyable whatever the weather. Now you’re prepared for the wet UK weather,  you’re ready to take on any season at one of our Club Sites.

If you're camping during the colder months of the year, you might need much more than an umbrella. Take a look at the best wellington boots or camping heaters to keep you warm while winter camping.

 

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