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Elasticated Waist Shorts

Two things you need when the sun comes out: ice cream AND these lightweight linen shorts. Pick from three lengths (all with turn-up hems), so you can decide how much leg you want to show off. The elasticated-back waistband keeps them comfortable whether you're paddling or promenading.

  • 100% linen
  • Machine washable
  • Sits below natural waist
  • Fitted through waist and hip with a straight leg
  • Side pockets
  • Back patch pockets
  • Hook and bar fastening at centre front waist with zip fly
  • Inside leg available in 4"/10cm, 6"/15cm or 9"/23cm

Lottie Linen Shorts

£48.00 £19.20

4
(28 reviews)

We like short shorts. And medium ones. And long ones, come to think of it. Good thing these stylish shorts come in three different lengths, then. Turn-up detailing gives them a fresh look and lightweight linen is perfect for hot, sunny days. Choose from seven colours and patterns,…

  • 100% linen
  • Machine washable
  • Sits below natural waist
  • Fitted through waist and hip with a straight leg
  • Back patch pockets
  • Front pockets
  • Flat front waistband with gathered elastic at back
  • Hook and bar fastening at centre front waist with zip fly
  • Inside leg available in 4"/10cm, 6"/15cm or 9"/23cm

Lottie Linen Shorts

£46.50 £23.25

4.5
(76 reviews)

Get set for adventure in these pure-cotton jersey shorts. Featuring an elasticated waist and handy drawstring, they're comfortable enough for even the most demanding of explorers. Let's go!

  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • Main 100% cotton
  • Rib 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Jersey Shorts

£17.00 £13.60

4.5
(2 reviews)

Made of sturdy cotton loopback, these sporty shorts are ready for just about any adventure – whether you're playing in the garden or digging up beach fossils.

  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Retro Shorts

£18.00 £10.80

4.5
(8 reviews)

These cotton shorts are super-easy to pull on, thanks to their elasticated waistband – ideal for a last-minute beachcombing session. Their back pocket is perfect for stashing shells, as well as any other coastal treasures you might stumble across.

  • MBL and MGR: Garment overdyed (see aftercare guidelines page)
  • Thigh length
  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Drawstring Shorts

£18.00 £14.40

5
(3 reviews)

Get ready to feel seriously cosy after splashing about in the sea – simply pull on these soft towelling shorts and you'll be running about on dry land in no time. The contrasting colour pockets are perfect for storing all your most skimmable stones.

  • Above knee length
  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 83% cotton 17% polyester
  • Machine washable

Towelling Shorts

£16.00 £11.20

4.9
(9 reviews)

We've found the ideal shorts for beachcombers. Made from soft towelling fabric in bright stripes, they're perfect for hunting in rock pools. There's a pocket on the back for all your seashell discoveries – and a logo of Sprout the dog to keep you company on your explorations.

  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • Main 83% cotton 17% polyester
  • Rib 96% cotton 4% elastane
  • Machine washable

Towelling Shorts

£19.00 £11.40

4.8
(5 reviews)

Bright patterns, soft towelling fabric and an easy-to-pull-on style: these shorts are perfect for wearing to the beach. There's even a pocket on the back for keeping your ice cream money handy. They're made for seaside splashing (and waterfights at home, too).

  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 82% cotton 18% elastane
  • Machine washable

Adventure Towelling Shorts

£18.00 £10.80

4.9
(20 reviews)

We love these pretty shorts so much we put a heart on them. They're easy to pull on so it's quicker to get ready and start the day's adventures. Lightweight fabric and a loose fit keep you comfortable while you run, climb and explore.

  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Heart Pocket Pull-on Shorts

£24.00 £16.80

4.8
(14 reviews)

There are few things quite as comfortable as these pretty jersey shorts. The sweatshirt material and turned-up hems make them perfect for running along the beach or having a treasure hunt in the garden. A hint of a pattern on the pockets will put a smile on your face.

  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Patch Pocket Jersey Shorts

£18.00 £10.80

Lazy Sunday mornings were made for these PJ shorts. The cotton is supersoft and lightweight, while the waistband is elasticated with a contrast grosgrain ribbon tie.

  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Sits below natural waist
  • Side pockets
  • Herringbone ties
  • Elasticated waist with a drawcord fastening

Suzie PJ Shorts

£25.00 £17.50

3.7
(10 reviews)

With fun prints and a cool knee-length style, our shorts are great for warm-day adventures. They're made from hard-wearing 100% cotton, so they can handle everything you throw at them – from tree-climbing to hitting the waves. They're easy to pull on too, so when fun times call you'll be ready.

  • Knee length
  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Printed Board Shorts

£24.00 £14.40

4.5
(12 reviews)

Roomy buttoned cargo pockets on the leg (as well as two big side pockets) make these shorts ideal for carrying day-out essentials, like skimming stones and ice cream money. The 100% cotton fabric is easy to wash in the machine no matter how mucky you get on your adventures.

  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • Two cargo pockets
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Jersey Cargo Shorts

£20.00 £16.00

5
(3 reviews)

Made from soft sweatshirt fabric, these shorts are sporty with a fun twist. They're perfect for clambering around the adventure playground, and for lazy days in the garden. The cute appliqué design makes them a little bit special, but if your play takes a turn for the messy they can still be…

  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • Main 80% cotton 20% polyester
  • BLU: rib 100% cotton
  • GRY: rib 95% cotton 5% polyester
  • Machine washable

Appliqué Jersey Shorts

£18.00 £12.60

3.7
(12 reviews)

All the best adventures are bold and colourful, so these soft-cotton shorts are too. We added a comfortable high waist, complete with button detail on the front pockets for a bit of extra fun.

  • Elastication at back waist
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Bright Adventure Shorts

£20.00 £14.00

4.6
(10 reviews)

Holiday packing checklist: cool sunglasses, inflatables for the pool and our fun printed shorts. They're bold, colourful, relaxed and as beach-ready as you are. The pretty frill detailing around the pockets and hem will make them a firm favourite. Wear with your favourite sandals and get ready to…

  • Elasticated ribbed waist with functional drawstring
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Summer Printed Short

£20.00 £12.00

4.8
(5 reviews)

Our 100% cotton short johns are a clever nightwear choice. The soft and stretchy ribbed jersey is guaranteed to keep you cosy, while cap sleeves and short legs prevent overheating when the temperatures rise. For bonus comfort points, we’ve also given them a fully elasticated waist. Hooray!

  • Stretchy jersey rib
  • Soft against skin
  • Brushed inside for cosiness
  • Fully elasticated waist for stretch and comfort
  • Easy care, machine wash and tumble dryable
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Snug fit, close fitting garments are less likely to catch fire so this style is designed to fit snugly, not flame resistant
  • KEEP AWAY FROM FIRE

Twin Pack Short Johns

£28.00 £16.80

4.3
(9 reviews)

We're delighted to introduce our first ever jersey playsuit. Made from a lightweight cotton blend, it's got the perfect mix of breezy comfort and smart-casual style. Easy button fastenings at the back allow for an elegant scoop neckline, and we've added turn-up detail on the leg and cuff for a…

  • 50% pima cotton 50% modal
  • Machine washable
  • Relaxed fit
  • Concealed front pockets
  • Grown-on sleeves
  • Soft cotton blend jersey
  • Elasticated waist
  • Button fastening at back
  • Inside leg 4"/10cm

Jersey Short Jumpsuit

£44.50 £31.15

4.2
(12 reviews)

On warmer nights, our cotton short johns do the trick nicely. They’re made from soft and stretchy ribbed cotton jersey, with a snug fit that’s designed to keep you oh-so-comfortable. They’ve also got a fully elasticated waist to guarantee the best night’s sleep ever.

  • Stretchy jersey rib
  • Soft against skin
  • Brushed inside for cosiness
  • Fully elasticated waist for stretch and comfort
  • Easy Care, machine wash and tumble dryable
  • Main 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Close fitting garments are less likely to catch fire, so this style is designed to fit snugly
  • Not flame resistant
  • KEEP AWAY FROM FIRE

Cosy Twin Pack Short Johns

£32.00 £25.60

5
(7 reviews)

Last-minute plans with your friends? Simple: slip on this pretty jumpsuit and you're ready to go. The elasticated waist and relaxed fit keep it casual. The short sleeves excel at sunny picnics, but throw on a cardie and the soft cotton will keep you warm.

  • 100% viscose
  • Machine washable

Pretty Printed Jumpsuit

£37.50 £22.50

When you're running around on holiday, you want something easy-to-wear and comfortable, like these cotton culottes. They're just the thing for those sunny days spent having picnics and paddling in the waves. A contrast drawcord and big pockets keep things bright and fun.

  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Summer Culottes

£29.00 £23.20

3
(1 review)

Perfect for the beach, playtime and even round the house, these sweatshorts are your go-to holiday outfit. The elasticated waist and drawcord make them easy to pull on when you’re rushing out for your next adventure, while the pocket is built for storing little treasures.

  • Thigh length
  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Slub Sweatshorts

£16.00 £12.80

5
(3 reviews)

These sweatshorts are made from a 100% cotton fabric that's so comfortable you'll never want to take them off. The pull-on elasticated waist makes them comfortable for lounging on the sofa, while the bright designs look fun when you’re out and about with your friends.

  • Above knee length
  • Ribbed waistband with functional drawstring
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Summer Sweatshorts

£26.00 £18.20

5
(2 reviews)

Is it a skirt? Is it shorts? No, it's a skort! Made from sporty loopback material, it's perfect if you're planning on hanging upside down at the adventure playground. And with a choice of playful prints, you don't have to compromise on girly style.

  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • BLU and MLT: outer 100% cotton, shorts 100% cotton, rib 97% cotton 3% elastane
  • GRN, LBL and RED: outer 100% cotton, shorts 100% cotton, rib 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Jersey Skort

£19.00 £9.50

3.9
(19 reviews)

Want to see a magic trick? With a simple zip, these pull-on trousers convert to shorts and back again. Perfect for those days when the sun does its disappearing act. Made from a lightweight fabric with six pockets: great for hiding hankies, doves and rabbits...

  • Relaxed fit
  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • Main 73% cotton 27% polyamide
  • Waistband 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Zip-off Technos

£30.00 £18.00

4.5
(15 reviews)

The bright, cheerful prints on our bather shorts are bound to get you noticed on the beach or at the pool. The elasticated waist and draw cord make them a doddle to pull on and off. Choose your favourite fun design and you’re all set for a day of splashing.

  • Main 70% cotton 30% polyamide
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable

Bathers

£16.00 £9.60

4.2
(9 reviews)

…for your holiday, make sure it’s these colourful swimshorts. They're made from a soft cotton and nylon blend, with practical pockets and a comfortable drawstring waist. Choose from a selection of bold prints and vivid hues, all of which come with a matching fabric bag. Now, which way to the pool?

  • Garment washed for a casual appearance
  • Mesh lining
  • Non-inflating side pockets, one back pocket with flap, internal coin pocket
  • Elasticated drawstring waist
  • Comfortable fit
  • Machine washable
  • 76% cotton 24% polyamide
  • Inside leg 15cm/6"

Swimshorts

£40.00 £32.00

5
(7 reviews)

There’s nothing quite like changing into an easygoing pair of shorts after a hectic week at work. And ours are particularly comfortable – even if we do say so ourselves. Supersoft cotton and an elasticated waist combine to make these shorts your new favourite lounging-round-the-house-wear.

  • Garment washed for a casual appearance
  • Side pockets
  • One back pocket
  • Casual comfortable fit
  • Machine washable
  • 100% cotton

Brushed Cotton Lounge Shorts

£30.00

Lazy Sunday mornings were made for these PJ shorts. The cotton is supersoft and lightweight, while the waistband is elasticated with a contrast grosgrain ribbon tie.

  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Sits below natural waist
  • Length finishes at mid thigh
  • Side pockets
  • Herringbone ties
  • Elasticated waist with a drawcord fastening

Suzie PJ Shorts

£25.00

3.7
(10 reviews)

We love these pretty shorts so much we put a heart on them. They're easy to pull on so it's quicker to get ready and start the day's adventures. Lightweight fabric and a loose fit keep you comfortable while you run, climb and explore.

  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Heart Pocket Pull-on Shorts

£24.00

4.8
(14 reviews)

These cotton shorts are super-easy to pull on, thanks to their elasticated waistband – ideal for a last-minute beachcombing session. Their back pocket is perfect for stashing shells, as well as any other coastal treasures you might stumble across.

  • MBL and MGR: Garment overdyed (see aftercare guidelines page)
  • Thigh length
  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Drawstring Shorts

£20.00

5
(3 reviews)

The bright, cheerful prints on our bather shorts are bound to get you noticed on the beach or at the pool. The elasticated waist and draw cord make them a doddle to pull on and off. Choose your favourite fun design and you’re all set for a day of splashing.

  • Main 70% cotton 30% polyamide
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable

Bathers

£18.00

4.2
(9 reviews)

…pool-side attire. In a tan-line savvy length, these have a sleek waistband with a draw-cord fastening and zip fly. The pockets don’t inflate when you jump in and we’ve added a coin pocket on the inside. Bellyflops aside, the smart styling of these shorts means they can head straight for the bar too.

  • Garment washed for a casual appearance
  • Mesh lining
  • Non-inflating side pockets, one back pocket with flap, internal coin pocket
  • Elasticated drawstring waist
  • Comfortable fit
  • Machine washable
  • 76% cotton 24% polyamide
  • Inside leg 13cm/5"

Summer Swimshorts

£45.00 £31.50

5
(2 reviews)
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