About us

About Us

Outback Trading is a camping and outdoor store based in Helston, Cornwall. We are open Monday through to Saturday (please refer to opening hours below)

We stock a wide range of comfortable footwear suitable for walking and trekking, as well as sandals and flip flops for more casual and relaxing occasions.

If you need any performance clothing, we have a wide range to chose from, including Gore-Tex and other similar waterproof / breathable technologies.

Our Camping floor is full of tents, sleeping bags and many of the accessories required for weekends away, Expeditions and DofE adventures.

Our History

The business was originally setup in 1998 under the name of Outback Trading and was purchased in 2016 by Ian Robinson. The company continues to trade as Outback Trading and is owned by Trifid Ltd (registration details below)

Ian has over 20 years experience in the sports retail industry, which includes running his own Intersport store and a number of niche sports websites, including Whistle World and RefKit.

We have a number of staff who specialise in different areas of camping, outdoor and leisure and welcome calls and/or emails if customers require any help or advice.

We are Located in a small town called Helston, home of the popular tourist attractions 'Poldark Mine' and 'The Flambards Experience'

Please call us on 01326 569569

Shop Opening Hours

Mon 9.00am - 5.00pm
Tue 9.00am - 5.00pm
Wed 9.00am - 5.00pm
Thur 9.00am - 5.00pm
Fri 9.00am - 5.00pm
Sat 9.00am - 3.00pm

Please note that the opening hours above are the hours that the shop is open for browsing etc - we are always in before 9.00am everyday so will endeavour to answer the phone.

Company Registration number: 04620232 

VAT number: 849 6734 70

Registered Office
Crinnis Close, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3SE