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Noble Wilde Beanie

Noble Wilde

Noble Wilde Beanie


Brand: Noble Wilde
Weight: 58 g         716 reviews
The Noble Wilde Beanie (often referred to as the 'Ray Mears Beanie') has fast become a firm favourite among Woodloreans the world over. Thanks to its incredible warmth, breathability and luxurious softness, this winter hat has proven to be one of our best sellers, year after year.

Created from a special blend of fine merino wool and insulating possum fur, this double-thickness beanie provides a superb amount of warmth while remaining extremely light in weight. The idea of blending these two natural fibres was first developed by a New Zealand knitter as a by-product of the possum control programme, making the merino/possum blend an environmentally sound choice.

Possum fur is one of the most extraordinary natural fibres in the world, thanks to its hollow core; this cavity traps a tunnel of air that provides extraordinary warmth (up to 30% more than standard woollen garments), while keeping the fibre's weight to a minimum. As a sign of how effective this feature is, the only other animal with a hollow core fibre is the polar bear.

Merino wool also has unique characteristics; each fibre is exceptionally fine, long and densely crimped, helping to retain heat close to the skin while keeping out cold air. The fibre also wicks moisture away from the skin, allowing the wool to stay warm and dry. The combination of merino wool with possum fur results in a fabric that is lightweight, twice as warm as wool, highly resistant to pilling and opulently soft to the touch.

  • Material: 53% merino wool, 40% possum fur, 7% silk
  • One size fits all
  • Extremely lightweight
  • Warm, durable and fast-drying
  • Made in New Zealand
  • Available in Oyster, Black, Charcoal, Avoka, Pumice, Jungle, Kauri
  • Hand-wash only

Out of Stock in 4 colours:

• Oyster
• Black
• Pumice
• Moraine

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  Delivery in 1-2 days within the United Kingdom
  UK Orders placed before 2PM GMT will be dispatched the same working day
  Overseas delivery times will vary depending on the destination

Please note that our offices are closed at weekends, so any orders placed after 2PM GMT on a Friday will not be dispatched until the following Monday.

Orders with a total value over £300.00 will be dispatched free via a next day delivery service within the UK at no extra cost.

Please note that in some instances, orders for heavy items may take an extra day to arrive.

  Overseas deliveries
For overseas deliveries, please refer to the following estimated delivery times:

  • Europe: 3 - 5 working days
  • Rest of the world: 5 - 7 working days


A full refund or exchange will be given provided that the items have not been worn or used, and are returned to us within 30 days of purchase, together with all relative labels and packaging. You are responsible for the cost of returning items.

Please ensure that you include a copy of your invoice, along with an explanation of why you have returned your goods. If you wish to return your goods for any reason, please do so to the following address:

Woodlore Limited
PO Box 3
East Sussex
TN19 7ZE
United Kingdom

Product Reviews

Noble Wilde Beanie is rated 5/5 based on 716 customer reviews.

All of our product reviews are from customers with verified purchases.

Overall Rating:


  1 of 716

  Super soft and very light beanie. It is by far the warmest beanie I have ever worn. Ideal for sub zero temperatures. Possum fur sure makes a difference. Very happy.  

  John Preston
18th March, 2024

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 716

  I bought three Beanies for my family. They love them. Warm, soft and light.  

  Veronika Maltby
1st March, 2024

Rated: 5/5

  3 of 716

  Best beanie I have ever owned. My skin is usually bothered by every beanie I try except for this one. I wear it in the office and in the outdoors. Second time I purchased one of these as my wife had to have one too. Have to add that it is great value for money also.  

  Cameron B
18th February, 2024

Rated: 5/5

  4 of 716

  Soft and warm even wet. Just what I need for my outdoors projects. Thank you for the advice and the supply. Very quicky delivery.  

  Jose A. Hernandez Blanco
11th February, 2024

Rated: 5/5

  5 of 716

  So warm and soft. Fit is great.  

10th February, 2024

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 716

  It's a great really warm beanie. Super soft, very similar to cashmere but even warmer. Definitely well worth the money and it got to the USA really fast.  

8th February, 2024

Rated: 5/5

  7 of 716

  My Noble Wilde Beanie arrived in good time and in good condition. The hat is light weight, very soft to the touch, does not itch and is very warm. Because it is double thickness and not secured at the crown the inside often comes out which then requires re setting before wearing. It’s a bit of a nuisance but I suppose it makes for easier and faster drying after it’s been washed. Overall it is an excellent product which I can thoroughly recommend.  

  Mark Cowens
6th February, 2024

Rated: 5/5

  8 of 716

  Great product, the hat feels of high quality and really warm on the coldest of days, it even stays warm when wet. Item arrived promptly and was well packaged, thank you.  

  Glyn Taylor
5th February, 2024

Rated: 5/5

  9 of 716

  Super warm and soft. I've used it when running in 0 degrees Fahrenheit. Highly recommend.  

  Boyd Starnes
3rd February, 2024

Rated: 5/5

  10 of 716

  I have been delighted with my purchase of the Noble Wilde beanie. It is very warm and very light. It's also non itchy, important for those who are follicly challenged. It also packs down very tightly with the fibres 'recovering' quickly. My only comment would be that the colour I selected was not accurately represented on my computer screen, it is more green in reality. That said, I'm very pleased with the colour I received. I would heartily recommend this beanie to anyone looking for a warm and fairly attractive head covering.  

  Alastair H
31st January, 2024

Rated: 5/5

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