If you think of products traditionally made in the UK, you’ll start to think about tweed jackets, rich black pudding and the Bentley Continental. However, there are thousands of products, ranging from the ordinary to the fabulous, that you would never guess are made right here in the UK. We have picked 10 of the best products made in the UK to show just a snapshot of what you can find on YouK!

1. Norman Walsh Footwear

Established in 1961, Norman Walsh Footwear create the finest professional and casual sports shoes. All of their footwear is proudly made in Bolton, England.

Norman Walsh Trainers
Made in Bolton

2. Bristol Blue Glass

Having revived a glass-making tradition lost for over 60 years, Bristol Blue Glass is one of the only producers of blue glassware in the UK.

Bristol Blue Glass
Handmade in Bristol

3. FieldCandy

FieldCandy aims to offer a range of quirky designs that quite literally stand out from the crowd. Designed and made in FieldCandy’s HQ in Derbyshire, FieldCandy tents bring a creative streak to the world of camping.

FieldCandy Festival Tent
Made in Derbyshire

4. Avalon Guitars

Blending innovation in design with the finest materials and uncompromising traditional craftsmanship, Avalon is the leading maker of premium custom guitars in the UK.

Avalon Rosewood Guitar
Made in Northern Ireland

5. Splinter Bikes

With their sleek wooden frame, Splinter Bikes are a masterpiece. Michael Thompson has years of woodworking experience under his (tool)belt and builds Splinter Bikes from Norfolk.

Splinter Bikes
Made in Norfolk

6. Tregothnan Tea

Tregothnan is home to the first truly English tea. The Tregothnan tea gardens stretch across a beautiful part of West Cornwall and produce the English homegrown black, green and herbal teas. Cornish tea leaves are blended with the finest leaves from Assam and Darjeeling to create a range of distinctive flavours.

Tregothnan Tea
Grown in England

7. Sound Leisure

From its Yorkshire base, Sound Leisure is one of only two traditional jukebox manufacturers in the world – and the only company to be producing a vinyl-playing jukebox. Handmade in the UK, Sound Leisure design jukeboxes to last a lifetime.

Sound Leisure Vinyl Rocket Jukebox
Made in England

8. Buffalo Systems

Buffalo began life in a small workshop in Sheffield when 1970s mountaineer Hamish Hamilton began thinking about sleeping bags. An idea to look at how the Inuit kept warm led to the development of Pertex, an unbeatable fibre for outdoor gear. Buffalo design and produce quality clothing ready to withstand even the most rigorous outdoor tests. Their clothing is made in the UK to last.

Buffalo Systems Women’s Active Shirt
Made in Sheffield

9. Makita

Makita makes power tools for the DIY enthusiast and they are also popular with the trades, with a reputation for high quality. A Japanese global brand, Makita UK have a Milton Keynes HQ, and a factory in Telford, Shropshire where they build over 1 million tools a year, including hedge trimmers, cordless screwdrivers, circular saw, sanders and jigs.

Makita Tools
Made in England

10. Eat Live Sleep

Eat Sleep Live use reclaimed wood to hand make furniture from their base in Nottingham. The company offers customers a sustainable alternative to flat pack furniture. The reclaimed wood comes from old, buildings across the UK.

Eat Sleep Live Dining Furniture
Made in Nottingham