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The Best Rigger Gloves 2024

1 Comment2 January 2024

Rigger gloves are your ideal gloves for heavy duty outdoor tasks. For as long as we have used gloves, we have used rigger gloves, and the reason they have stood the test of time is because of their reliability. With Rigger gloves you know that your hands will stay protected even when handling heavy duty materials, and you also know that the gloves will last long after purchase, usually due to their thicker leather lined design.

Rigger Gloves are ideal for protecting your hands outdoors

Here at, we sell a wide range of Rigger Gloves for many industries. It can be difficult to find the right pair for you, so this guide has been created to help you find the ideal rigger gloves for you.

Find Your Ideal Pair of Rigger Work Gloves

To make your decision easier we've narrowed down this guide to include different sections for each area of rigger glove. Simply click on the below point to head on down to the area of your choice, or scroll down to view each pair of gloves in full.

Best All Round Rigger Gloves

Winner: Portwest A210 Canadian Leather Rigger Gloves

Portwest A210 Canadian Leather Rigger Gardening Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Your perfect outdoor gloves with good all round protection
 Cow split leather can prevent items from piercing through the gloves
 Cotton lining offers a good level of comfort
 Hardwearing for tougher jobs

Perfect For...

 Gardening, yard and DIY work
 Maintenance and outdoor work
 Working with wood in the timber, forestry and lumbar industries

Editor's View: The Portwest A210 Canadian Leather Gloves are versatile rigger gloves suitable for most tasks, with their thick leather design making them ideal for handling wood, lumbar, timber and more. The gloves are suitable for a wide range of industries, and can be used for not just gardening and DIY, but forestry, maintenance, rigging and other manual tasks.

Best Canadian Rigger Gloves

Winner: Supertouch Canadian Plus Leather Rigger Gloves

Supertouch Canadian Plus Leather Rigger Gloves 21293

Why We Love Them...

 Rigger gloves with a focus on comfort and grip
 Knuckle strap ensures that your hands stay protected
 Cotton interior provides a high level of comfort
 Pasted cuff offers further wrist protection

Perfect For...

 Agriculture, farming and timber work
 Tough manual work outdoors
 All day use thanks to comfort and secure fit

Editor's Verdict: The Supertouch Canadian Plus Rigger Gloves are ideal for a wide range of outdoor work, including manual handling, heavy duty work, farming and more. The gloves feature a cotton interior for comfort, a pasted cuff for wrist protection and an elastic tensioner for a secure fit.

Best Thermal Rigger Gloves

Winner: Ejendals Tegera 377 Insulated Heavy Work Gloves

Ejendals Tegera 377 Insulated Heavy Work Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Thermal lined rigger gloves for cold weather work
 Pigskin leather offers outstanding durability
 Comfortable inner cotton lining for extended use
 Additionally safety cuff ensures extra protection and a secure fit

Perfect For...

 Heavy duty work in cold weather
 Winter outdoor handling jobs in handling, gardening and more
 Safety cuff ideal for more high risk applications

Editor's Verdict: The Ejendals Tegera 377 Insulated Work Gloves use a durable pigskin leather outer lining and a thermal inner lining for excellent protection during cold weather work. They also feature a special safety cuff for extra protection, while the reinforced design is ideal for heavy duty work.

Best Gardening Rigger Gloves

Winner: Briers Reinforced Rigger Gardening Gloves

Briers Reinforced Rigger Gardening Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Heavy duty rigger gloves are ideal for gardening
 Thumb, knuckle and palm reinforcement for handling thorns
 Safety cuff prevents shrubbery and dirt from entering the gloves
 Reinforced for heavy duty gardening work

Perfect For...

 Heavy duty gardening tasks
 Protecting against thorns and sharp pieces of shrubbery
 Working with mud and dirt

Editor's Verdict: The Briers Reinforced Rigger Gloves are your ideal gardening gloves, with their superb thorn proof leather lining protecting against thorns, shrubbery and more. While they are resilient enough for heavy duty gardening, their special safety cuff can prevent thorns and more from entering the gloves. 

Best Rigger Gloves for Women


Briers Ladies Tuff Rigger Thorn Proof Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Supplied in an aesthetic purple and grey
 Reinforced for protection against twigs, shrubbery and thorns
 Lightweight design offers an excellent level of dexterity
 Moulds to your hands for a comfortable fit

Perfect For...

 Most general use gardening tasks
 Can be used to protect against thorns and sharp twigs
 Use in damp and wet weather

Editor's Verdict: The Briers Ladies Tuff Rigger Thorn Proof Gloves are ideal for most gardening tasks, offering enough dexterity for awkward jobs and enough resilience for protection against thorns. The gloves are supplied in an aesthetic purple and grey and offer enough comfort for all day use.

Best Rigger Gloves for Kids

Winner: Briers Kids Rigger Gardening Gloves

Briers Kids Rigger Gardening Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Smaller designed rigger gloves for kids
 Suitable for gardening and other types of outdoor work
 Comes in two sizes for children between 4 and 12
 Brightly coloured design is appealing for use by kids

Perfect For...

 Low risk outdoor tasks such as gardening and digging
 Will protect your hands against needles and thorns
 Longer cuff protects the lower arms and the hands

Editor's Verdict: The Briers Kids Rigger Gardening Gloves are ideal for protecting the hands of your kids, with their smaller design offering the same comfort, protection and dexterity as a normal pair of rigger gloves. The gloves can protect against cuts from thorns, while the comfortable lining means that your kids won't be trying to remove the gloves every few minutes. 

Find Your Ideal Rigger Gloves

We hope that this guide has given you an introduction to our  range of Rigger Gloves. If you still haven't found the gloves that you are looking for, then check out our full range of Rigger Gloves, available at our online store.

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