Best Outdoor Watch (UK) of 2022

Last update by Jasper

Outdoor watches are becoming a staple in many outdoor activities such as hiking, walking and trekking. Innovation has paved the way for the incorporation of more features in outdoor watches. They don’t just tell the time anymore. They also provide information that can come handy when you are outdoors or when you are keeping track of your performance.

If you are on the lookout for the best outdoor watches, you came to the right place. We sought out to find the best ones out there based from their features, durability, weather-proof features, technology and comfort

  • Best Quality - Multisport Watch Suunto Traverse Alpha
  • Smart Features - Garmin Fenix 5 Multisport
  • Health Ally - DTNO.I Smart Sports Watch
  • Affordable Choice - Ezon Waterproof Hiking Outdoor Watch
Multisport Watch Suunto Traverse Alpha Check latest prize

All the bells and whistles in watches can be found in this premium watch. You will always find your way, thanks to its POI navigation system complete with route and tracking systems. It features a breadcrumb to show you exactly where you are. It also boasts of a GPS tracking system, a storm warning system, barometric altimeter, calorie counter and pace counter.


  • It has a rugged design that will match seamlessly with your outdoor wardrobe.
  • Quality for this watch is unmatched. You can tell that it is well-built. It is able to withstand some abuse as well.
  • The battery life is quite impressive even despite having a GPS system integrated in it.
  • The straps are big enough to prevent the watch from slipping.
  • The GPS system, according to the users is very accurate.
  • It is comfortable to wear even for extended periods of time.
  • The screen is easy to look at.


  • Some said the crystal at the face can be reflective and can make it harder to see the information on it.
Garmin Fenix 5 Multisport Check latest prize

Made from stainless steel bezel material, this watch is as durable and good-looking. It has a GPS system and GLONASS EXO antenna built into it to provide you with accurate readings of location. The lens is coated with an anti-glare coating for easier readings no matter how bright it is outdoors. It also features Bluetooth connectivity, so you can transfer your data effortlessly to your computer.

This is the watch to go for if you are looking for smart features. You can get Connect IQ app support and notifications using this watch. It also features interchangeable bands, so you can customize to your heart’s content. It comes in a smartwatch mode with a battery life that can last for up to 2 weeks.


  • It has a lot of smart features that provide you with notifications and gives accurate information such as the status of your training. It also has nifty features like a recovery advisor, great for those who are training.
  • The battery life in smartwatch mode is long. In GPS mode, it can last for as long as 24 hours. It also has a battery saver mode.
  • The anti-glare coating is a nice touch. This makes it easier to check your information and status.
  • Ideal for all types of sports.


  • Some said the vibration feature is almost imperceptible. It can be hard to notice when you are very active.
DTNO.I Smart Sports Watch Check latest prize

Trust on this outdoor watch to keep track of your activity all day. It will measure details such as calories torched, distance covered, and steps taken. The heart rate monitor accurately reads for as long as 16 hours. It even monitors and analyses your sleep pattern, which can help you make adjustments to your lifestyle.

This watch also features a built-in GPS system, a thermometer, barometer and altimeter. You can also get alerts on calls and messages from your phone and notifications on your social media accounts.


  • It has all the features you need in a smartwatch.
  • You can use this to monitor your heart rate and sleep.
  • You can connect it to your phone and get alerts from your social media accounts.
  • The battery life is long.
  • It has a sensor. Just raise your hand and the screen will wake up after being idle.
  • The numbers of the screen are big and easy to spot even in dim lighting conditions.


  • Some said the had difficult syncing it with their other applications.
Ezon Waterproof Hiking Outdoor Watch Check latest prize

The rugged outdoors requires a watch that can resist wear and tear. This is a great candidate for that. It has properties that make this resistant to wear, tear and shocks. The silicon straps make this super comfortable to wear, even for daily use.

It features an altimeter, barometer and thermometer. You don’t have to worry about rain as well because this watch is IP67 waterproof.


  • This is a high-quality watch that will last you for a long time.
  • The waterproof functions are superior and reliable. It can be submerged to up to 50 meters.
  • Battery life is quite long. With the usual functions, it can last for as long as 12 months.
  • This comes with a warranty.


  • There aren’t a lot of negative reviews about this product.

Which watches did we test?

We tested 4 different watches.

We've taken a closer look at the following watches to find out which are the best of 2022.

By: Jasper

Jasper is a die hard outdoor fanatic. He loves to canoe, hike and bike.Every year he goes off grid for almost 2 weeks in Sweden.

He loves to hike in his home country, The Netherlands. Goes camping whenever he can.