When you live in the UK, rainy days are inevitable. But, it can be frustrating when you have made exciting plans with friends or family. Yet, there is a way to still enjoy your outdoor activities even when the weather isn’t great outside and that is by investing in a good waterproof jacket.

Choosing a quality waterproof jacket will let you still enjoy hiking, camping and any of your favourite outdoor activities, even when the weather tries to put you off. This kind of jacket is going to keep you dry and warm outside; problem solved.

Of course, while everybody wants a practical jacket, they also want it to be stylish too. That is why we have gathered the best on-trend waterproof jackets for a rainy day. Check them out!



When you need an outdoor jacket, you can rely on Berghaus. This brand was founded back in 1966 by two climbers and mountaineers who wanted to create quality outdoor gear. Today, Berghaus still remains one of the top brands for outdoor clothing, especially waterproof jackets.

No matter what the weather is outside, the Berghaus Men’s Long Cornice II IA Gore-Tex Waterproof Jacket has you covered – literally. This longer style jacket looks great in black and provides ultimate protection from the rain using Gore-Tex. This is a famous fabric that is windproof and breathable, as well as waterproof. There’s no water getting through this jacket! In addition, it has a hood that can be adjusted to keep you dry, as well as rolled away during better weather. The knit lined collar is also a nice feature to keep your neck warm. What’s more, it has an InterActive zip, which allows you to zip in a Berghaus InterActive fleece for those cold winter days.

For women, there is the attractive Berghaus Women’s Calisto Long Waterpoof Jacket. This is both functional and stylish, available in a beautiful Cerise Noire or Evening Blue to match your outfit. It is made from a AQ 2 fabric, which is completely waterproof and breathable for your comfort. The roll-away hood means you can stay dry, as well as two zipped hand-warmer pockets to keep your hands dry and warm during the colder days. This jacket is perfect for walking the dogs or hiking the hills on a rainy day.


The North Face

Now you never have to stop exploring with The North Face waterproof jackets. This brand was founded 49 years ago in San Francisco and gets its name from the coldest sides of a mountain in the northern hemisphere.   

The North Face Men’s Evolution II TriClimate Jacket is a great all-round outdoor jacket that is always popular with hikers and campers, due to its shell outer layer and removable fleece lining. While the Polartec fleece can keep you nice and warm, the shell jacket is made with The North Face’s HyVent, which is fully waterproof, as well as windproof and breathable. The shell is treated with a water repellent that is going to make sure no rain gets through. You can also use the adjustable hood to keep your head dry and use the pockets to keep your hands warm. What’s more, this jacket is available in a stunning Cosmic Blue and Dish blue design, as well as TNF Black.

When you are looking for a breathable and waterproof jacket, check out The North Face Women’s Resolve Jacket – Patriot Blue. This jacket is not only stylish and feminine, but it is also practical for rainy days. Made from DryVent 2L, this jacket is sure to fight off even the worst weather, with a stowable hood and brushed chin guard. There are also two hand pockets to keep your hands warm, as well as a Velcro storm flap for the central front zip. As well as Patriot Blue, this jacket also available in a TNF Black to match every outfit.



Renowned for heritage and style, Barbour is a famous British brand that everybody loves. There is something for everyone at Barbour, with classic and quaint styles, as well as warm and waterproof materials. Although well known for its quilted jackets, Barbour also has a range of waterproof jackets that are perfect for exploring the outdoors.

For a smart and stylish jacket that will keep you dry no matter where you are going, have a look at the Barbour Men’s Deal Waterproof Navy Jacket. This jacket is on-trend with its mac style and Barbour’s iconic Dress Tartan lining. It is lightweight and will keep you dry even when it is pouring down outside, whether you are heading into work or going on a walk with the dogs. With a Barbour logo to the left-hand welt pocket, everybody will know you have style!

For women, the Barbour Women’s Filey Waterproof Mist Jacket is going to keep you warm, dry and comfortable outdoors. This jacket is part of the popular Barbour Coastal Collection, with a Barbour Beacon logo on the left chest, longer length and baffle quilt for style and warmth. It is made from waterproof material to make sure you stay dry, as well as having a detachable hood and faux-fur trim. There are also two pockets to keep your hands warm. You can’t go wrong with this jacket! As well as Mist, it is available in Dark Navy and Sage to suit any occasion.