Karrimor Womens Hot Rock Walking Boots Review

Karrimor Womens Hot Rock Walking Boots UK Review

Thanks for taking the time to read our UK review of the Karrimor Womens Hot Rock Walking Boots These are made to be comfortable thanks to the padded heel and ankle areas.

We found around 200 online buyer reviews, at the time of publishing this review. That does tell us that these sell really well. We think that is because these boots are affordable, and they look really good.

They get the "Hot Rock" name from the striking black and pink colour combination that you can see in the image below.

Online buyers rate these hiking boots highly with an overall and average 84% buyer satisfaction. They are popular for a number of reasons.

  • They are a very good price
  • They are made in Britain by the British Karrimor brand
  • They are really good to look at

You can see an image of these boots just below.

Karrimor Womens Hot Rock Walking Boots Review

Karrimor Womens Hot Rock Walking Boots

Karrimor Hiking Boots Brand

The Karrimor brand began back in 1946 and was founded by a group of people called Charles Parsons, Mary Parsons and Grace Davies. Karrimor started by selling hand-sewed cotton-duck cycle pannier bags.

Since those humble beginnings, Karrimor moved on to produce some excellent outdoor equipment and clothing including boots and shoes designed for the great outdoors. The Haston Alpiniste rucksack of the 1970s became the most famous alpine rucksack ever. In the 1980s, the pioneering Karrimor sports boots (KSB) were the first to be made with lightweight fabric.

Karramor are now considered to be the British specialists in adventure outdoor equipment. They mow have a comprehensive range of Karrimor rucksacks, walking boots, safety boots, backpacks, sleeping bags, cooking equipment, tents, outdoor clothing, snow boots, camping equipment, running shoes and everything else you could possibly need for an outdoor adventure.

Rower, Olympian and adventurer, James Cracknell is the current ambassador for Karrimor. The team of elite athletes have design input in to the Karrimor collections and opportunity to test the Karrimor kit in some of the world’s harshest conditions.

How Much Do the Karrimor Womens Hot Rock Boots Cost?

On average these cost between £43-54. The price varies depending on both size choice and also which colour that you decide to go for.

It will of course also depend on where you make your actual purchase.

These boots are classed as high rise boots as they cover the lower part of the legs, and they do cover and protect the ankles. They are made from leather and have a textile interior.

The sole is made from a synthetic material and they are an 82% expected fit when compared to your normal shoe size.

What Colours Are Available?

You can get these in one colour which is:

  • Black/Pink

What UK Sizes are Available?

These Karrimor boots are available from sizes 4-8 all of which are UK Sizes. There are no half sizes are available. According to all the online websites, these are an 82% match to your normal shoe size.

How Do Buyers Rate the Karrimor Hot Rock Walking Boots

Buyer Satisfaction

There are just over 200 real life buyer reviews for these particular Karrimor hiking boots so enough information for us to base our reviews on.

  • The average buyer satisfaction rating is 86%
  • 67% of all buyers give these a full 5 star review
  • 6% of all buyers gave these a bad review

When you break these ratings down, about 67 out of every 100 buyers give these a full 5 star review. There are 6% of bad reviews.

Overall the rating is consistently high, as you would expect for a Karrimor pair of boots

What Buyers Say About the Karrimor Womens Boots?

So we know that these boots cost around £43-54, depending on where you make your purchase. We also know that generally speaking, buyers rate these boots very highly with 84% buyer satisfaction.

There are also only a small number of complaints which is always a very good thing to see.

Now it is important to understand what buyers actually said in those reviews. That is where you find the real information about what the boots were like when worn. We have done that in the form of a Likes and Dislikes table just below.

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    Buyers said these boots do not feel cumbersome or heavy unlike many others
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    Buyers said the boots don't make you look like you have huge feet
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    The majority of buyers said that although the boots were very comfortable and hard wearing
  • Buyers liked the extra padding
  • Buyers said they were very attractive boots at a decent price point
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    A couple of buyers said they didn't like the padded heel
  • Some buyers said these were comfortable but not made to last for very long
Karrimor Womens Hot Rock Walking Boots Review

Summary & Verdict on the Karrimor Womens Hot Rock Walking Boots


At around the £43-54 price point, these Karrimor boots are a popular choice for some UK ladies.

The buyer satisfaction of 84% has been consistent over a period of time, and the majority of ladies seem very happy with their purchase.

They are a good enough quality boot for a good price point.

Most buyers do recommend that you buy the next size up as these are small fitting. There are no half sizes so just be aware of that if you decide to order these particular boots.

Please note that if these are not the boots for you , then check out our top 12 list of hiking boots. This pair of Karrimor boots however did come out an number twelve on our top 12 list of hiking and trekking boots.

Those who buy these boots use them for some general purpose walking and hiking. They do find them comfortable mainly thanks to the extra padding around the heels and ankles.

Buyers were genuinely surprised by the quality of these boots at under £40. These are probably not the bets choice for rougher or really wet terrains.

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