Woodland adventures with Trespass – Toddler rain suit review

Nothing beats a nice, long family walk, don’t you agree? There is just something about exploring the great outdoors, soaking up nature’s beauty and enjoying the peace and freedom of the countryside that I absolutely love. Put Leo in a forest or on the beach and he is in his element, his curiosity free to run wild and his inner explorer unleashed. If you follow me on InstaGram you will know that Leo and I are always off on little outdoor adventures, splashing in puddles and navigating our way through various local woodland. Being a family that loves the outdoors, I was so excited when Trespass, one of the most successful outdoor clothing companies in the UK, asked me if I would like to review one of their products.

It was so hard to decide what to review as there is so much amazing choice for outdoor clothing on the Trespass website. Eventually, I decided this would be a great opportunity to get Leo a new rain suit. His old one has got too small and, with the amount of time this boy spends in puddles, it seemed only logical to get him a new one. The Dripdrop navy waterproof suit is £26.99 and is available from age 2 up to age 8. Leo is small for his age so the age 2/3 suit was a bit long on the arms and legs but apart from that it fits him perfectly,

To give his new suit a proper test run we spent Saturday afternoon exploring a forest 10 minutes away, one we have not visited before. I was very impressed with how easy the suit was to get on, sometimes getting a toddlers wiggly limbs into all in one clothes can be difficult but I had no trouble zipping Leo in. As it was quite a chilly day Leo had a jumper and jeans on under his suit, he said he was ‘very cosy’ and the suit slid on easily over his bulky clothes. The fleece lining helped keep Leo nice and snug and the suit is also windproof. There was a chilly wind, rattling through the trees and rustling the leaves but Leo was happy exploring, the cold not bothering him at all.

Leo sure put the rain suit through it’s paces. He was climbing over tree trunks and running down steep slopes with his Daddy. Even though the suit was a bit too big Leo had no trouble moving around in it and running through the trees. The elasticated waist means the suit fits like a dream, not too tight and not too loose, making it easy for your little one to explore in comfort.

Unfortunately, the weather has been uncharacteristically dry for the UK so we were unable to discover the full potential of the Dripdrop rain suit, We had hoped to find a stream or something in the woods but no such luck. Just by looking at the rain suit I am very confident in it’s waterproofing abilities; the elasticated wrist and ankle cuffs will effectively keep little arms and legs dry and the hood is a good size. The polyester outer coating is waterproof up to 2000mm, perfect for keeping your little one dry in a rain shower, or if they get a bit enthusiastic with their puddle jumping!

The rain suit also has reflective piping along the back, a great little feature to make sure your child is always visible even on the dreariest, rainiest walks you go on. It is really easy to roll up the rain suit and pop it in your bag if the sun starts shining and your toddler gets too warm. The Trespass Logo is stylishly placed on the front and the suit looks great, just look how cute Leo looks in it.

Leo loves his new ‘splash suit’ and I am actually looking forward to a bit of rain so we can see how it holds up during a toddler puddle splashing marathon. Even with Spring tantalisingly close, a rain suit is a must when you live somewhere with unpredictable, often rubbish weather like we have here in the UK. This boy’s rain suit makes a cosy alternative to a traditional rain coat or jacket and knowing your little one will be nice and dry, hopefully you will be encouraged to get out exploring, whatever the weather may be,

What do you think of the Dripdrop rain suit?Would you consider buying one for your little one?Do you like exploring the countryside too? It is our favourite way to pass the time 🙂

Disclaimer: I was sent the Dripdrop rain suit from Trespass in return for this honest review, All words and opinions are my own.

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  1. Baby Isabella
    March 23, 2016 / 9:49 am

    What a great splash suit! Looks like you had a fab adventure! #whatevertheweather

  2. March 23, 2016 / 10:00 am

    Trespass are great aren't they! My daughter has a warm waterproof coat from Trespass and it's great. We love exploring woods too. Sarah #WhateverTheWeather

  3. March 23, 2016 / 11:21 am

    Got to love Trespass kit for kids. Looks like the rain suit was a hit despite the relative lack of rain (hooray for that). #whatevertheweather

  4. Mrs Tubbs
    March 23, 2016 / 12:40 pm

    Such a great suit, really practical for outdoors 🙂

  5. Stephanie Moore
    March 23, 2016 / 6:48 pm

    Those suits are great for little ones, with them falling over and finding puddles deeper than them they are perfect! He looks very cute in his.

  6. March 23, 2016 / 7:48 pm

    I didn't know they did these for children, must be living under a rock! How handy! x

  7. March 24, 2016 / 8:44 am

    I can't wait until my wee one is old enough to really enjoy exploring the countryside. She's just starting to walk now, so in a few months I imagine we'll be struggling to keep up with her! A waterproof suit is key for going outside in Britain. 🙂 #FamilyFun

  8. Caroline Robinson
    March 25, 2016 / 8:42 pm

    Looks like a fab rain suit, something that we could definitely make good use of. #FamilyFun

  9. March 27, 2016 / 1:00 pm

    We love Trespass! They sell such good quality clothing. Such a perfect review, I love this rain suit. It's so perfect for little ones who love puddles and the outdoors. Thank you so much for sharing with #whatevertheweather xx

  10. Mudpie Fridays
    March 28, 2016 / 2:04 pm

    I do love Trespass outdoors clothing it is always such do value for money. The rain suit looks great and its good that its padded as well as sometimes they can get really quite cold as well. Monkey lived in his version when he was the same age. I didn't realise they go up to 8 though and I can see us buying another one next year. Thank you for joining us at #BloggerClubUK hope to see you again next week x

  11. March 28, 2016 / 10:01 pm

    We love Trespass clothing too and the rainsuit looks perfect for Leo! I bet he had great fun testing it out and putting it through it's paces, kids really are the best to test out clothes, they are always so tough on them. I need to get another rain suit for Mr A for summer, we're always out, but his snowsuit will be getting too warm. Thanks so much for linking up to #Whatevertheweather 🙂 xx

  12. Kate Fever
    March 29, 2016 / 9:12 am

    We are big fans of Trespass, they make some really hard wearing stuff. A puddle suit is a must have for little ones! Thanks for linking up with #TriedTested

  13. We're going on an adventure
    April 4, 2016 / 1:58 pm

    That looks like the perfect suit for exploring!
    Thanks for sharing your review on #TriedTested this week x