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Bennetts Winter Sports was concieved in 2011 by two old school friends Russell Bennett and Richard Mills who shared a passion for skiing. It was their intention to form a small independent ski shop to provide custom ski boot fitting, hardware and softgood sales, together with a fully functioning ski workshop in a friendly environment. As our business has grown we welcome back loyal and new customers alike, whether to update their equipment, service/adjust existing kit or just to have a coffee and relive their ski experiences.

Russell is the M.D. of Bennetts Motorcycles, arguably the U.K.'s leading MV Agusta dealer and the third generation of his family to run the business. He is a Snowsports UK qualified race coach, former Chair of The Lions Ski Club and current Race Coach Coordinator for the club. Both his children are passionate skiers, with Elliott a current member of the English National Alpine Developement Squad and Kandahar Race Team.

Richard, after snubbing a career in law worked for some of the UK's largest ski equipment retailers becoming a boot fitting specialist and ski technician after postgraduating in 2000. He began his skiing career on waterskis aged 6 and switched to snow aged 10 and can be found in the Southern French Alpes skiing until lack of snow halts his fun after the shop closes for the summer in mid-March!

We have and do work with skiers of all abilites from national racer to complete beginner and firmly believe than anyone can progress with the correct equipment, advice and patience. Please feel free to contact us via our landline (01226 248896), mobile (07701043410) or email ( regarding any queries you might have.

Opening Hours

Tues-Sat 10am-6pm

Parking available at rear of shop.

Rich & Russ