Best Leather Gardening Gloves 2022

Thursday, 18 March 2021  |  Admin

For the toughest of outdoor tasks, from shovelling to planting to using power equipment, there can be no better choice than leather gloves. Perhaps the toughest material for gardening gloves on the market, leather gloves can be relied to keep your hands warm dry and scratch-free year after year. We've created this handy guide, helping you to find the Best Leather Gardening Gloves available for you this spring. 

A good pair of leather gloves can help you get started in the garden
A good pair of leather gloves can help you get started in the garden

The Best Leather Gardening Gloves

To find the ideal leather gardening gloves for you, you can either click on the below point to head on down to the gloves of your choice, or you can scroll down and view all of the gloves in full. Our top picks are:


Best All-Round Leather Gardening Gloves 

CUTTER CW100 ORIGINAL GOATSKIN LEATHER OUTDOOR GLOVES

Cutter CW100 Original Goatskin Leather Outdoor Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Leather palm ensures outstanding durability while handling coarse items
 Reinforced patch on the palm provides extra protection
 Thick design keeps your hands nice and warm during use
 Padded design offers a good level of grip during handling tasks

Perfect For...

  Tough design ideal for general outdoor jobs around the yard

Not the Best For...

 Use in wet weather (See our solution)
 Use in cold weather (See our solution)
 Wrist protection (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The highly durable Cutter CW100 Original Goatskin Leather Outdoor Gloves will shield your hands during even the toughest of outdoor work. Despite their thick, warm design they still provide a good level of grip. 


Best Leather Gardening Gloves with High Dexterity 

Winner: DELTA PLUS FBN49 COWHIDE LEATHER WORK GLOVES

Delta Plus FBN49 Cowhide Leather Work Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Designed with maximum dexterity for easy handling of small objects
 Good resistance to abrasion, tears and punctures to protect your hands
 Made from genuine cow-hide leather for additional protection
 Dextrous design for trickier garden tasks

Perfect For...

 Tough garden tasks requiring dexterity such as pruning or repotting

Not the Best For...

 Use in wet weather (See our solution)
 Use in cold weather (See our solution)
 High risk thorns (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The Delta Plus FBN49 Cowhide Leather Work Gloves are designed with maximum dexterity, for tackling fiddly garden tasks involving small objects. In addition, the gloves offer a good level of resistance to abrasions, tears, scratches and cuts for added peace of mind.


Best Leather Gardening Gloves with Thorn Protection 

BRIERS ULTIMATE LINED LEATHER GARDENING GLOVES

Briers Ultimate Lined Leather Gardening Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Leather lining protects against common garden hazards such as thorns, sharp twigs and shrubbery
 Keystone ergonomic thumbs for easy handling of tools such as spades
 Tannery audited leather promises use long after purchase
 Plush inner lining and elasticated wrist for maximum comfort

Perfect For...

 Gardening tasks with thorns, shrubbery and sharp sticks

Not the Best For...

 Use in wet weather (See our solution)
 Use in cold weather (See our solution)
 Wrist protection (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The Briers Ultimate Lined Leather Gardening Gloves are lined with tannery audited leather, protecting against sharp thorns and shrubbery. A keystone thumb allows for easy handling of gardening tools such as strimmers.


Best Leather Gardening Gloves with Wrist Protection 

Winner: BRIERS ULTIMATE GOLDEN LEATHER GARDENING GAUNTLETS

Briers Ultimate Golden Leather Gardening Gauntlets

Why We Love Them...

 Suede gauntlet style cuff provides wrist protection
 Supple leather construction for dexterity during precision tasks
 Ergonomic thumb design for improved comfort and ease of movement
 Leather is fully compliant from an audited tanner

Perfect For...

 Garden tasks where your hands will be fully submerged in shrubs

Not the Best For...

 High thorn risk gardening (See our solution)
 Cold weather work (See our solution)
 Wet work (See our solution)

Editor's View: The Briers Ultimate Golden Leather Gardening Gauntlets feature longer, gauntlet-style suede cuffs, providing additional protection from coarse shrubbery for the wrists. The leather palms protects hands from dirt and abrasive materials, while the keystone thumbs allows for flexible and efficient handling.


Best Waterproof  Leather gardening Gloves 

Winner: CUTTER CW300 GOATSKIN LEATHER MEN'S ORIGINAL WATER REPELLENT WORK GLOVES

Cutter CW300 Goatskin Leather Men's Original Water Repellent Work Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Hydrophobic coating for good grip in wet weather
 Reinforced patch to protect against coarse objects
 Highly grippy for pulling out weeds and more
 Comfortable design to prevent fatigue 

Perfect For...

 Damp winter outdoor work like digging

Not the Best For...

 Wrist protection (See our solution)
 High thorn risk (See our solution)
 High dexterity (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The Cutter CW300 Goatskin Leather Men's Original Water Repellent Work Gloves feature a hydrophobic coating which offers excellent resistance to water, perfect for if you're working wet weather or after a rainfall. Goatskin leather has an advantage over other types of leather because of the presence of lanolin wax in the material, which helps to provide the durability and the water resistance. Goatskin is comfortable, breathable and ridged for grip, which ensures that these gloves are an extremely user-friendly option.


Best Thermal Leather Gardening Gloves 

Winner: SUPERTOUCH PREMIER PLUS THERMAL LEATHER RIGGER GLOVES 21543

 Supertouch Premier Plus Thermal Leather Rigger Gloves 21543

Why We Love Them...

 Certified under EN 511 as highly resistant to cold
 Chrome split leather and knuckle strap for durability
 Cotton interior for improved comfort
 Rigger design for maximum flexibility and grip

Perfect For...

 Rough garden tasks in freezing weather

Not the Best For...

 High thorn risk work (See our solution)
 Use in wet weather (See our solution)
 Wrist and lower arm protection (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The Supertouch Premier Plus Thermal Leather Rigger Gloves 21543 are designed for freezing cold, outdoor heavy-duty tasks, with their thick split leather liner offering superb resistance against abrasion and the cold. These classic rigger gloves are designed anatomically to comfortably fit your hand, while retaining superb levels of flexibility and grip.

View the Full Range

If you haven't found what you are looking for here, then don't worry as we have a full range of Gardening Gloves on our website. Alternatively, you can view our range of Leather Gloves to find more gloves made from leather. 

If you have any questions, or anything to add, please let us know in the comments below.