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Equipment Hire

Kirklees DofE Award TrustWe able to loan DofE Expedition equipment at a fraction of the cost of buying this for your group. 

We can also provide kit to individual participants which we hope will help to reduce the cost of participating in the DofE Award.

Below is a Price list for each piece of kit that you are able to borrow. This is for a one week (7 day) period that should include your collection and drop off dates. Kit must be collected and returned in a clean and dry condition where ever possible to Little Deer Wood, Shepley Bridge Marina, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield, West Yorkshire, WF14 9HR

Personal Kit



Sleeping Mats


Waterproof Jackets


Waterproof Trousers


Group Kit

2 Person Tent


3 Person Tent


4 Person Tent


Trangia Stove


1Litre Fuel Bottle (No Fuel)




Maps (Only Certain Areas, Enquire First)


Any damages will be charged to the group in addition to the rental fee and will be replaced like for like.

You can be assured that all of our equipment is exceptionally well maintained and cleaned before we send it out. As additional protection Sleeping Bags are provided with laundered liners. Walking boots are cleaned, deodorised and disinfected with sanitising spray which is anti-bacterial.


Booking Form

Kit is booked out on a regular basis and might not be available on the required date. Please book equipment well in advance of the dates it is actually needed to avoid disappointment.

Booking Form (.docx)


Cancelation of Booking

Cancellations need to be confirmed in writing to the Kirklees DofE.  The following refunds will apply to cancellations:

  • Cancellation more than one month before the collection date       
    100% refund
  • Cancellation 21-31 days before the collection date           
    75% refund
  • Cancellation 11-20 days before the collection date
    50% refund
  • Cancellation 6-10 days before the collection date 
    25% refund
  • Cancellation within 6 days before the collection date
    No refund
For More information please contact us - dofe.awards@kirklees.gov.uk