11 Best Ankle Wellies

Best Ankle Wellies
Best Ankle Wellies – Short Wellington Boots

For this post, I have put together a collection of the best ankle wellies currently available.

MY TOP PICK:
My personal favourite are the HUNTER Women's Original Play Rain Boot as a great all round choice with a wide selection of styles and colours. The smooth sole is a great addition for muddy/grassy walks as there’s no big ‘clump’ that needs to be cleaned when you get home. 83% of buyers give them 5 stars.


Everyone needs a good pair of wellies for keeping their feet dry in wet weather!

Whether you’re out in the rain or squelching through mud, I’ve picked the best waterproof ankle wellies for all occasions.  

From fur lined wellies to keep your feet warm and dry to wellies with a bow for an elegant touch. I’ve also recommended some of the best places to buy ankle wellies.

So here’s my list of the 11 best ankle wellies.

Best Ladies Ankle Wellies

HUNTER Women’s Original Play Rain Boot

These ankle wellies come in a range of styles and colours.

  • Most popular and iconic wellies brand.
  • Durable Rubber Materials Throughout.
  • Height: 1 inches
  • The smooth sole is a great addition for muddy/grassy walks as there’s no big ‘clump’ that needs to be cleaned when you get home.
  • 83% of buyers give this 5 out of 5 stars from 1,080 reviews.

See all Ankle Wellies at Hunter

Joules Women’s Wellibob Wellington Boots

The hand-painted prints on Joules wellies give them a lovely premium look.

  • Lined with thin cotton, they are lightweight and comfy.
  • The sole is made from gum rubber and has great grip.
  • They are non-slip, so great for the mud.
  • The Best For: at the stables, dog walking, festivals.
  • 78% of buyers gave these boots 5 out of 5 stats from 1,413 reviews.

See all Ankle Wellies at Joules

Muck Boot Womens Muckster II Ankle Rosa Gallica

  • Neoprene welliess which are waterproof and lightweight but also great for keeping feet warm.
  • They are a comfortable fit and have excellent grip.
  • The Best For: doing the garden, dog walking.

Cotswold Bushy Ladies Welling Womens

These wellies are elasticated at the side for those with wide calves and are easy to pull on thanks to a tab at the back of the boot.

  • They are comfortable and lightweight.
  • The soles are made from gum rubber which gives them superb grip.
  • The Best For: Dog walking, festivals, general use.

Regatta Women’s Harper’ Ankle Boots

Cute polka dot ankle wellies with a low cut ankle.

  • Made from rubber and with a textile lining, they will keep feet warm.
  • The sole is made from gum rubber for great grip and fantastic tread, keeping you steady during even the wettest and muddiest conditions.
  • Elasticated at the sides and pull tab on the back for a wide calf fit.
  • The Best For: general use, festivals.

Crocs Women Rain Boots

  • On-trend ankle height wellies made of lightweight Croslite™ waterproof material.
  • Supportive and soft lining.
  • Best for: Dog walking, general use.
  • 80% of 4,715 reviews score at least 4 out of 5.

See all Ankle Wellies at Crocs

Womens Barbour Wilton Wellingtons

  • Both practical and fashion forward, these wellies have tartan lining with all styles promising complete comfort and long lasting quality.
  • Short yet sturdy wellingtons combine comfort with style.
  • The Best For: Festivals, dog walking, general use.

Best Womens Ankle Wellies With A Bow

Womens Bow Rain Shoes

Gloss wellies with bow made from 100% PVC.

  • They are more of a fashion accessory than for walking the dog, but will keep your feet dry in the rain.
  • Easy pull on design and strong grip sole.
  • The Best For: Walking to the office or school, dressing up on a rainy day, shopping, travel.
  • Well reviewed shoe with 83% of reviews scoring 4 or higher.

Ladies Nude Wellington Boots With Bow & Dimante

Gloss wellies in nude with black bow and dimante detailing.

  • They are more of a fashion accessory than for walking the dog, but will keep your feet dry in the rain.
  • Easy pull on design and strong grip sole.
  • The Best For: Walking to the office or school, dressing up on a rainy day, shopping, travel.

Best Mens Ankle Wellies

DUNLOP Short Leg Half-Height Wellies

Comfortable, practical, and highly affordable half height wellies.

  • They have excellent grip and tread due to the thick rubber soles.
  • Perfect for those with wide calves.
  • The Best For: dog walking, general use, festivals.

Best Kids Ankle Wellies

Also see my buyer’s guides to the best kids waterproofs.

Joules Girls’ Wellibob Wellington Boots

These short wellies have a super cute print and elasticated sides for an easy to pull on/off experience.

  • Made using hard wearing natural rubber.
  • Kids will love the bright design.
  • The Best For: general use, outdoor activities.

See all Ankle Wellies at Joules

Where To Buy Online (Best Retailers)

In our product reviews above I’ve linked to Amazon because they tend to have good stock levels at competitive process. I do strongly checking these recommended retailers below.

Hunter Boots Ankle Wellies

Hunter Boots have almost 100 short Wellington boots and ankle wellies to choose from.

Over half of them are new designs.

Joules Ankle Wellies

Joules have 30+ short wellington boots to choose from. We like the new Rainwell Short Height welly range.

It’s worth checking out their clearance section for any reduced items.

Crocs Ankle Wellies

Crocs’ small but popular range include the Women’s Jaunty Short Boot, Freesail Chelsea Boot and three options for children – the CrocBrand Rain Boot, the Jaunt Boot and the Handle It Rain Boot.

Mountain Warehouse Ankle Wellies

Love the new printed range from Mountain Warehouse.

As of October 2020 they were running a sale with discounts from 25-30%.

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