Category Archives: General

The History of Waxed Jackets

At Broklehursts we sell a vast array of waxed jackets, just like the Barbour Aletsch Wax Jacket. We love their practicality and the style they deliver. But have you ever wonder who invented this type of garment or where they came from? If so, you're in for an absolute treat, here is the history of ...

Favourite Farm Dogs Part 1

We love pets here at Brocklehursts of Bakewell and what better way to celebrate that fact, then to share with you our list of our favourite breeds and some information on each. Australian Cattle Dog The Australian Cattle Dog is an extremely intelligent, active, and sturdy dog breed. Developed ...

The Story of a Schoffel Fleece

I was first introduced to the Schoffel brand back in 2005. Working at Brocklehursts I get to see some fantastic clothing come through the doors; I’d heard of Schoffel and knew it was a brand we stocked but thought they were more for shooting, and as I’m not a shot, I ...

On The Road With Brocklehursts

The show season is once again upon us. You can always tell, there’s feverish activity in the warehouse ……

The History of the Formal Shirt

img-thing   There are certain items of clothing that no man should be without, especially discerning Brocklehursts of Bakewell customers and the formal shirt is high on that list. It can be smart, casual or even formal depending on how you wear it, which is probably why ...