Walking Sticks, Canes & Accessories

This department features our range of high-quality straight and folding walking sticks. A walking stick can be a great aid for people with mobility or balance issues. Walking stick accessories like rubber ‘ferrules’ are also available here. Ferrules fit to the bottom of the stick to prevent slipping. A walking stick with seat is another other popular product found in this section. Essential Aids’ folding walking sticks collapse down when not in use so they can fit in a handbag or rucksack. We also walking canes made from wood or lightweight aluminium. Check out these other mobility aids here.

This department features our range of high-quality straight and folding walking sticks. A walking stick can be a great aid for people with mobility or balance issues. Walking stick accessories like rubber ‘ferrules’

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  1. Vat Exempt  Scooter Stick Carrier

    Scooter Stick Carrier

    A handy attachment that enables walking sticks to be carried on a mobility scooter.
    £35.02
    ( £42.02  inc VAT )
  2. Vat Exempt  Tetrapod

    Tetrapod

    An ultra stable walking aid with four legs and a comfortable moulded handle.
    £27.65
    ( £33.18  inc VAT )
  3. Vat Exempt  Tripod

    Tripod

    Tripod-shaped walking stick with a barrel type grip, giving lasting comfort and versatility of use.
    £27.54
    ( £33.05  inc VAT )
  4. Vat Exempt  Tetrapod With Centred Legs

    Tetrapod With Centred Legs

    An exceptionally sturdy walking aid with four centred legs and an easy to grip barrel handle.
    £26.30
    ( £31.56  inc VAT )
  5. Vat Exempt  US Cane With Escort Handle

    US Cane With Escort Handle

    Adjustable length, economical walking stick with Escort handle.
    £12.78
    ( £15.34  inc VAT )
  6. Vat Exempt  Folding Adjustable Walking Stick

    Folding Adjustable Walking Stick

    These folding sticks are available in numerous colourful designs.
    £13.99
    ( £16.79  inc VAT )
  7. Vat Exempt  Cane Strap

    Cane Strap

    A strap which prevents the user's walking stick from falling to the ground.
    £1.45
    ( £1.74  inc VAT )
  8. Vat Exempt  Folding Cane Holder/Clip

    Folding Cane Holder/Clip

    This useful accessory keeps the sections of your folding stick securely together.
    £0.80
    ( £0.96  inc VAT )
  9. Vat Exempt  Cane & Crutch Holder

    Cane & Crutch Holder

    This simple device clips your walking stick to your wheeled walking aid.
    £10.51
    ( £12.61  inc VAT )
  10. Vat Exempt  Cane/Crutch Holder

    Cane/Crutch Holder

    Enables you to easily balance your walking stick on the edge of a table.
    £2.47
    ( £2.96  inc VAT )
  11. Vat Exempt  European Style Quad Cane

    European Style Quad Cane

    The wide base and curved upper shaft of this four-legged walking cane make it highly stable.
    £41.37
    ( £49.64  inc VAT )
  12. Vat Exempt  Comfort Grip Cane Adjustable, Folding

    Comfort Grip Cane Adjustable, Folding

    This high quality folding walking can is available in numerous attractive colours and designs.
    £13.99
    ( £16.79  inc VAT )
  13. Vat Exempt  Adjustable Comfort Grip Cane with Small Handle

    Adjustable Comfort Grip Cane with Small Handle

    For user who need gentle palm support, featuring a small handle.
    £17.89
    ( £21.47  inc VAT )
  14. Vat Exempt  Folding Arthritis Grip Cane

    Folding Arthritis Grip Cane

    A walking cane that has a specially designed and easy to grip handle.
    £18.77
    ( £22.52  inc VAT )
  15. Vat Exempt  Arthritis Grip Cane (Adjustable)

    Arthritis Grip Cane (Adjustable)

    Especially suitable for those with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
    £17.89
    ( £21.47  inc VAT )
  16. Vat Exempt  Wooden Stick with Crook Handle

    Wooden Stick with Crook Handle

    Quality sticks made from a smooth, available in a choice of finishes.
    £20.03
    ( £24.04  inc VAT )
  17. Vat Exempt  Adjustable Fischer Stick

    Adjustable Fischer Stick

    Featuring an adjustable length shaft and unique biometric handle.
    £12.16
    ( £14.59  inc VAT )
  18. Vat Exempt  Economy Stick Seat

    Economy Stick Seat

    This lightweight aid is a walking stick which doubles up as a seat.
    £25.99
    ( £31.19  inc VAT )
  19. Vat Exempt  Stick Clip

    Stick Clip

    A simple yet clever device for keeping a walking stick nearby and ready to be used.
    £9.32
    ( £11.18  inc VAT )
  20. Vat Exempt  Stick Holder

    Stick Holder

    A simple yet smart device that attaches walking sticks to the frames of wheelchairs or walkers.
    £14.08
    ( £16.90  inc VAT )
  21. Vat Exempt  Adjustable Folding Walking Stick

    Adjustable Folding Walking Stick

    Fold-down and available in several colourful designs.
    £21.68
    ( £26.02  inc VAT )
  22. Vat Exempt  Walking Stick Holder

    Walking Stick Holder

    Walking stick holder with simple clamping mechanism, helping keep the walking stick firmly secured in the ideal place.
    £2.25
    ( £2.70  inc VAT )
  23. Vat Exempt  Walking Stick Mud / Ice Grip

    Walking Stick Mud / Ice Grip

    Practical ice or mud grip which easily affixes to the end of most walking sticks for improved grip and safety.
    £7.65
    ( £9.18  inc VAT )
  24. Vat Exempt  Wrist Strap

    Wrist Strap

    Simple wrist strap which can be fitted to most walking canes to prevent them from falling over.
    £2.25
    ( £2.70  inc VAT )
  25. Vat Exempt  Rubber Ferrules Type Z

    Rubber Ferrules Type Z

    A pack of rubber ferrules for use with walking aids and furniture legs.
    £8.99
    ( £10.79  inc VAT )
  26. Vat Exempt  Rubber Ferrules Type D

    Rubber Ferrules Type D

    A pack of hard and durable rubber ferrules.
    £8.99
    ( £10.79  inc VAT )
  27. Vat Exempt  Aluminium Support Stick With PVC Handle

    Aluminium Support Stick With PVC Handle

    A strong, lightweight walking stick which is height adjustable.
    £9.36
    ( £11.23  inc VAT )
  28. Vat Exempt  Hospital Walking Stick

    Hospital Walking Stick

    Superior walking stick with various options available, hand crafted from top quality chestnut wood and sealed with a pale brown finish.
    £10.67
    ( £12.80  inc VAT )
  29. Vat Exempt  Cane Holder

    Cane Holder

    This clever gadget fastens easily to your wheelchair or walker, allowing you to carry your walking stick.
    £9.16
    ( £10.99  inc VAT )
  30. Vat Exempt  Down Under Storage Bag

    Down Under Storage Bag

    This inventive wheelchair bag makes superb use of the space beneath the seat of your wheelchair.
    £22.42
    ( £26.90  inc VAT )

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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the purpose of a walking stick?

A walking stick provides support to those who may have difficulty walking unaided.

Typically a user will use one stick, but some people use two at the same time, one in each hand.

Who might benefit from using a walking stick?

People with general mobility difficulties which impair their capacity to walk often use a support stick or cane.

Many elderly people use walking canes both in the home and outdoors.

They may also assist people recovering from injury.

Are walking sticks all the same?

No, there are numerous styles of walking sticks:

Traditional wooden sticks - conventional designs remain popular today.

Many sticks of this kind have the ‘crook’ style of handle and are made with various kinds of wood.

Sticks of this kind may need cutting down to size.

Aluminium adjustable walking sticks - modern aluminium alloys are rigid yet strong and light in weight.

This, along with its non-corrosive properties, make it an ideal metal for many mobility aids, including walking sticks.

Aluminium walking sticks are usually height adjustable by means of two interconnecting shafts.

One slides inside the other and can be set to the designed extension by means of a simple pin clip, which is easy to adjust.

Walking sticks with ergonomic handles - conventional walking sticks often have fairly narrow handles.

In some cases, this may cause pain in the hands, especially if the stick is used for prolonged periods.

Those suffering from Arthritis in the hands often report this kind of discomfort.

Some walking sticks have special handles which are both contoured in shape and wider than the standard.

This ‘ergonomic’ design means they spread the user’s weight through the palms, increasing comfort.

These handles are sometimes called ‘Fischer’ handles.

It’s important to note that they are designed specifically to fit either the left or right hand, so make sure you select the correct one.

Which size ferrule does my walking stick need?

‘Ferrules’ are the rubber or plastic cap which fits to the end of the stick and makes contact with the ground as you walk.

They provide a high-friction surface which reduces the chance of the end of the stick slipping on hard surfaces.

Ferrules are available in different sizes to accommodate the various shaft diameters found in walking sticks.

Make sure you measure your stick and make the appropriate choice of ferrule.

Are walking sticks with multiple feet more stable?

Yes, they are more stable and will stand up unsupported if need be.

This makes them ideal for people who might have difficulty bending to the floor and picking up conventional walking sticks.

The drawback with walking sticks with three or four feet is that they are fairly bulky mobility aids.

This makes them less manoeuvrable than standard sticks.

Are extra-strong walking sticks available?

‘Bariatric’ heavy duty walking aids which have reinforced shafts are available for obese individuals who need reliably strong mobility aids.

Are walking stick length-adjustable?

Aluminium sticks can be easily adjusted to size, with solid wood sticks must be cut to the desired length.

Are folding walking sticks as rigid as conventional sticks?

Folding walking sticks have a locking mechanism which makes them rigid when in use but are able to fold away quickly for easy stowage.

They are not as strong as solid walking sticks, so it’s important to check the maximum weight capacity before choosing one.

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