Lake District Staycation

The best footwear to navigate your way around the stunning Lake District With holidays being quite an unlikely venture this year, why not visit the Lake District? One of the largest national parks in England, The Lake District has so much to offer! Spectacular scenery, wildlife and history which can be embraced by all the family. It is also home to some of the most incredible restaurants, bars and pubs as well as great accommodation from cosy B&B’s to 5-star spa hotels! The Lake District has thousands of independent retailers... Read More

Bags, Bags and more Bags!

If you are after a useful, comfortable, everyday back bag, we have got you covered! We have an amazing range of bags from Roka London, Healthy Back Bag and our newest brand, Cora + Spink! Each of these brands have their own unique selling points which will be explained here! Lets kick things off with our newest brand, Cora + Spink! These bags are 100% vegan and are made with recycled cotton! This is ethically sourced through local cooperatives. It is made from garment industry offcuts, waste and recycled clothing!... Read More

Becoming more ethically minded

We now have a selection of brands that are producing their products in a more ethical and sustainable way. Being ‘morally good’ for a better future. The words; sustainable, recycled and vegan are a few words to describe some of the products that we sell. To understand how they relate to being ethical, we will explain what they mean in the shoe trade. Sustainable. Being sustainable means that when companies are producing their products they ensure that they reduce emissions and waste, use recyclable materials as well as look at... Read More

Trainers, are they taking over?

Originally the trainer was a soft sports shoe suitable for casual wear. Now you can see them being worn as more of a fashion statement! Yes we still have soft sports shoes that are ideal for casual sports and everyday wear, but now you see that a lot of brands have jumped onto what is known as the ‘fashion trainer’ Fashion trainers are being produced to look more appealing and smarter than the original meaning of a trainer. These trainers are being worn in a more formal environment. Usually you... Read More

What’s been happening at Strolling 4 Shoes…

We have been reopen for 2 weeks now after the second lockdown and we have received so much support which we really appreciate. Our message has always been, ‘Shop Local, Support Local’ and that has been shown throughout the lockdown as well as now we have reopened. Thank you! We have also reached and exceeded 1000 Facebook followers which is amazing! We celebrated with a Facebook Live video consisting of some unbelieveable offers and prices on shoes and bags! It was great to see people having a laugh and interacting... Read More

Our Second Reopening

After the second lockdown, we are reopen and excited to welcome you all back into our Cockermouth and Penrith shops! After the first lockdown we knew how we wanted to continue selling shoes going forward into the second one. Our shoe shop vending machine was created once again in our windows so that everybody could easily reference the shoes that they were after! Collection and deliveries worked well and we managed to soldier on through! That’s thanks to those of you who have shopped local and supported local! Our 20%... Read More


Tamaris offer a range of different footwear. From slip on shoes to long knee high boots! There’s something for everyone. We want to showcase a few styles that Tamaris have to offer, so we have put together a little blog of different footwear and what you could wear with each shoe or boot. Here we have 25325 Black, 25372 Grey and 25338 Red These three boots look great when paired with some rolled up jeans as pictured above! You could wear a baggy knitted jumper for a more casual look... Read More

Sue’s Top Outdoor Picks

My choice of shoes and boots is definitely determined by what I know will fit me and the job that I want them to do – which is usually more than one task! For a particularly cold damp day, I would choose either the Remonte D7477-22 (No:213) or the Rieker Y3442-23 (No:282) boot for not only walking the dog but for general wear around the town, the garden and anything else that I need to do that day! The Rieker boot lies just above the ankle and the Remonte boot... Read More

Our Virtual Shoe Shop

We are expanding our business! Our shoes can now be found in a women’s clothes shop down in Ross on Wye. With the power and magic of technology, customers at the other end of the country can enjoy our shoes with the touch of a few buttons. How you ask? Well… We have put a tablet in Lainey’s of Ross for her customers to enjoy our shoes. Our website is always situated on the tablet so if someone wants some shoes to match their clothes that they have just purchased... Read More

Back to School, Back to Work

If you are in need of some new work shoes, Strolling 4 Shoes is the place! We also stock plain black shoes which would be perfect for going back to school! Our shoes start at a size 3 for ladies and a size 6 for men. Which comes in handy for the kids going back to school as well as the parents with tiny feet! Whether you work in an office or outdoors, we have shoes and boots suitable for any workplace environment. We also stock plenty of plain black... Read More