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Best Decorative Walking Sticks

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Whether you're a fan of British royalty, Winston Churchill or memorable characters like Charlie Chaplin or Dr House, you've no doubt seen the visual appeal that a walking stick can lend. Walking sticks can make regular people seem more important, unremarkable people seem wise, and, in, the case of Gandalf from Lord of the Rings, Sir Ian McKellen seem magical.

The aesthetic qualities of walking sticks aren't restricted to the famous and the fictional though. If you're going to a fancy dress party, attending a formal event or putting on a play, the right walking stick or cane can lend your attire some characteristics that take your outfit to the next level. At WalkingSticks.co.uk, we stock a multitude of walking sticks will all sorts of designs and styles, giving you nearly endless choice when it comes to accessorising. Read on to learn about some of our favourite Decorative Walking Sticks for fun and fashion.

Antique Finish Skull Walking Cane with Swarovski Elements Eyes

Antique Finish Skull Walking Cane with Swarovski Elements EyesWe begin with a classic design that can make any time of the year feel like Halloween. The Antique Finish Skull Walking Cane with Swarovski Elements Eyes is as dramatic as it gets, adorned with one of the most evocative symbols in all of popular culture: the human skull.

Sure to be a hit at any fancy dress party, the realistic and intricate design of this cane provides an excellent eye-catching accessory that won't soon be forgotten. It includes two Swarovski elements for eyes, catching the light as the cane turns to make a powerful impression. Made from plastic and coloured grey and ivory for an antique experience, this cane can be used to add some panache to outfits for years to come.

Key Features: Adorned with skull handle with antique finish, Swarovski elements for eyes.


Number Eight Handle Walking Cane

Number Eight Handle Walking CaneLess dramatic than our previous cane but just as fun, this walking stick is suitable for just about any occasion. The Number Eight Handle Walking Cane is ideal for everyone from keen pool players to walking stick collectors, providing a fun accessory to bring to parties and turn heads.

With an understated all-black head and body, this stick really pops with a bright white number eight at the top, announcing to all around your pool-table-prowess. Made with a sturdy lacquered hardwood shaft, this cane will impress with its stylish and classy looks. With an easy grip reminiscent of the classic knobstick handle, it fits comfortably in the hand for all-night enjoyment.

Key Features: Great for pool nights and fancy dress, classy black design.


Sherlock Holmes Collectors' Walking Stick

Sherlock Holmes Collectors' Walking StickFor lovers of literature and fiction, there are few names that evoke such excitement as Sherlock Holmes. A perfect addition to any murder-mystery evening, the Sherlock Holmes Collectors' Walking Stick is a fun cane perfect for writers, Sherlock fans and cane collectors alike. A moulded resin handle in the shape of a bust of the famous detective is affixed to the top of a stained beech shaft, resulting in an elegant and rustic appearance.

Designed for decorative use only, this stick will immediately be the centre of attention, and the envy of all other Sherlock fans. Constructed from turned beech wood, this cane has been stained to protect the integrity of the wood grain, providing a finish that would make any cane collector proud. Perfect as a gift, this cane will make a great complement to any outfit and add a touch of fun to any evening. 

Key Features: Features a bust of Sherlock Holmes, ideal as a gift or for murder mystery evenings. 


Ash Shepherd's Crook

Ash Shepherds Crook for nativity playEvery Christmas season, countless nativity plays are put on at schools, churches and public areas around the UK, providing plenty of opportunity for the perfect walking stick. The Ash Shepherds Crook will impress both actors and spectators alike, adding a real air of authenticity to your nativity play or scene.

Every nativity play or scene needs a shepherds crook, and it's hard to beat this one. Made from durable ash wood, this stick is also ideal for long walks through the country, blending into even the most humble of surroundings. If you're looking for a smaller version to suit your aspiring child actor, we also offer an excellent children's shepherd's crook.

Key Features: Perfect accessory for nativity plays, great for long walks, available in a children's version.


Brown Boot Novelty Walking Cane

Brown Boot Novelty Walking Cane

There are plenty of fun options for accessorising with a walking stick or cane, with many of them designed to subvert expectation. The Brown Boot Novelty Walking Cane fits comfortably in the hand, and most onlookers won't notice the stick's absurd looks until they get a close look for themselves. Whether you're a collector or someone looking for the perfect quirky gift for a friend, this odd accessory won't disappoint.

Sure to be a conversation starter at the next event you attend, this novelty cane is so unusual that it can be used for almost any event. With an elegant stained beech shaft that would look as at home at a classy event as it would at a goody fancy dress party, this cane will stay discreet and formal until the moment you want to show off its remarkably quirky wild side.

Key Features: Fun accessory for a fancy dress party or other event, makes a great gift


Which Cane is Right for You?

While these are some of our favourite decorative walking sticks, with so much choice out there it's hard to know whether they'll be your favourite as well. All that's left is to have a look around at our selection and match the quirky, fun or stylish accessory to your outfit and needs. Once you know what you're looking for, it may be helpful to have a browse of all of our Decorative Walking Sticks for yourself, and make the right decision for you.

If you need more information about our range of sticks you can contact our customer care team at 020 7501 0591 or helpdesk@walkingsticks.co.uk. Do you have any other questions, or something to add? You can leave us your thoughts in the comments section below!