Flagship store for fans of outdoor sports

The in-house climbing walls, which are an innovative feature of the new Pro superstore in Shirebrook.
The in-house climbing walls, which are an innovative feature of the new Pro superstore in Shirebrook.

Thrill-seekers and outdoor sports enthusiasts are sure to enjoy a new superstore that has opened in Shirebrook.

The Pro store showcases the best in specialist outdoor gear, plus top-of-the-range equipment for equestrian pursuits, fishing and climbing.

The high-spec store, which spans 17,700 square feet, even boasts two climbing walls to test out kit, as well as a treasure trove of top-brand climbing and walking wear for every age, whether you be a seasoned explorer or casual weekend-rambler. Accessories include harnesses, belts, ropes, helmets and rucksacks.

A Pro spokesperson said: “Our new superstore is a great addition to the county’s retail scene. Not only does it offer an unrivalled choice of premium, specialists brands, our prices will be very competitive too.”

Fishing fans will improve their chances of a bumper catch with state-of-the-art rods and reels, as well as a wide variety of waterproof clothing and practical footwear. Extras include giant umbrellas and shelters, comfortable chairs and versatile fishing bags.

Horse lovers are equally well served, with a select range of clothing, including riding boots, breeches, jodhpurs, body protectors and helmets, and also accessories, such as rugs, lead ropes, bridles and collars.

HOT on the heels of Team Europe’s inspiring victory in the Ryder Cup, Pro has also opened a new golf store in Shirebrook.

Spanning 6,000 square feet, the Pro 18 Direct Golf superstore boasts an array of golf clothing, equipment and accessories from the best brands.

Customers can also try out a revolutionary, electronic device that accurately measures their golfing technique, and lessons with PGA qualified coaches are available from £25. A service for cleaning and repairing golf clubs is on offer too.

A Pro spokesperson said: “Our huge selection of kit and knowledgeable staff provide an enhanced shopping experience for all golfers.”