5 reasons you need wellies even when the sun is shining....!

5 reasons you need wellies even when the sun is shining....!

July 01, 2014

1 Early morning dog walks....its amazing walking the dogs in the early morning sun, but the grass is always still sodden under foot! Try our amazing hard wearing boots that will keep your feet dry and comfy no matter how long the walk..2 Hanging out the washing.... you know it's going to be sunny all day [...]

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A gem of a factory

A gem of a factory

June 26, 2014

In our search for creating our new range of hard-wearing wellington boots, we researched several high quality factories and are delighted to have found our little gem. Our new factory, based in Europe, was established in 1935 and specialises in high-quality hunting, fishing and security rubber footwear to support work under extreme conditions. All boots are hand-crafted by highly skilled [...]

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Dog Walking and Activities

Dog Walking and Activities

May 01, 2014

We know that lots of our lovely customers have equally lovely dogs, so thought we’d give you our top tips on doggy information on the web.  There are lots of lovely websites out there to help you find great walks and activities for you and your dog..Our favourite is Walkiees – it’s an easy to use site with lots [...]

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5 top tips for buying wellies

April 25, 2014

1 - Measure your calf size - this is the most common problem for people who find it difficult to find wellies to fit, so ensure you know the calf size before you buy. Here we provide help on measuring them correctly: 2 - Think about what you are going to use your wellies for. Unfortunately as [...]

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The Easter Bunny's in your garden...

April 03, 2014

With Easter just around the corner, why not device an Easter Egg Hunt in the garden – you don’t need a huge amount of space – just use some of the clues below to make a fun hunt… Attach each clue in order and then have eggs hidden at the end..Start...The Easter Bunny's been todayHe dropped some eggs along [...]

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Easter Egg Hunts.

April 03, 2014

With the better weather just around the corner (!), it's time to get out and about this Easter...here's our guide to where to hunt out the Easter bunny....The Childrens Trust Easter Fair, Tadworth, SurreyA huge Easter Fair, complete with Egg Hunt ably assisted by the one and only Peppa Pig! A sure hit with children big and small [...]

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Top 5 Festivals 2014

March 14, 2014

Guide to FestivalsSo, it’s an action packed season of festivals this year – check out the festival calendar for a full list, but here’s our guide to the top 5! 1) Announced earlier this year, Radio One’s Big Weekend will take place in Glasgow on 24th and 25th May. Tickets are set to go on sale sometime in March [...]

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5 things to do in the garden this weekend!

March 14, 2014

Given that the sun will be shining this weekend, here's our top 5 things to do in early March. (obviously you'll still need to be wearing your Jileon Wellies !)Give your lawn some TLCFeed, weed and repair after the long winter months - if it's dry enough you could even mow it! A bit of love now will give [...]

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The Jileon Story and measuring your calves..

March 04, 2014

Extra Wide Calf Wellies - how and why?Finding stylish wellies for ladies with wider calves has always been a bit of a nightmare - many companies produced slightly larger than normal fit by adding a buckle but you can't stretch the rubber too much so this didn't result in a properly wide fitting boot.Having spoken to lots of friends and [...]

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Camping and Glamping!

February 25, 2014

With the weather hopefully starting to turn slightly more spring like, we thought it would be good to look forward to some sunnier times...whether you’re a camper,a glamper, or simply want to spend some time outside with the kids, here’s our guide to some slightly different outdoor holiday options... PS Don't forget to pack your kids wellies for all [...]

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Wellies – all you’ve ever wanted to know (and more!)

February 20, 2014 1 Comment

Fresh back from our trip to a potential new supplier, we have been reminded how interesting the history and process of welly making really is, so thought we’d share our top 5 facts with you! Of all the manufactured items, wellies are surprisingly predominantly hand-made still. Lots of the shaping, moulding and cutting are carried out by actual human beings!Our welly [...]

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Wet Weather Activities!

February 11, 2014

So, with half term fast approaching (!), here’s our suggestions of what to do in your wellies if that rain just doesn’t stay away!Puddle jumping - Get your wellies on and make a splash. See how many splashes it takes to empty the puddle, or throw in leaves and twigs to see what happens. See if you can make [...]

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