Welcome to One Stop Top Binoculars. On this page Richard, owner of The One Stop Nature Shop, and Oli reveal the best binoculars in each category at The One Stop Nature Shop .
All the prices are accurate at time of publication.
£100-£200 - Co-Pro 8x42 - £139
Richard says: "A fabulous all rounder. Lightweight, compact but crucially a fabulous binocular for glasses wearers or those that may struggle using other binoculars. A real must try"
£200-£300 - Viking Kestrel ED 8x42 - £219.95
Oli says: "The entry point to ED glass binoculars. Crisp image combined with a really well built binocular"
£300-£400 - Hawke Frontier ED X 8x32 - £339
Richard says: "If you want the best 8x32 at this price then this is it. Great optical quality backed up by Hawke's oustanding warranty."
£400-£500 - Vortex Viper HD 8x42 - £499
Richard says: "The unlimited lifetime warranty alone makes these a must have. Combine this with sharp, crisp optics and a rugged build quality and this binocular is a winner"
£500-£600 - Opticron DBA VHD + 8x42 - £579
Richard says: "A lightweight, open bridge design combined with Japanese build quality and a 30 year warranty. The superb sharpness is an added bonus"
Best binocular for travel & safari - Kite Lynx HD+ 8x30 - £519
Oli says: "A really special binocular which builds on the success of the previous model. Its lightweight, has a huge field of view and edge to edge sharpness which make it a real winner."
Best sub £200 compact - Viking Ventura 8x25 - £149.95
Oli says: "Well made and super lightweight with crisp optics. A great allround compact."
Best compact over £200 - Opticron Traveller BGA 8x24 - £229
Richard says: "Hard to find a truly Japanese made compact at this price, especially one with great optics."
Best for children - Acri 5x21 - £59
Oli says: "A lovely little porro prism binocular which is also fantastic for kids to use."
Best for low light - Hawke Endurance ED 10x50 - £249.99
Richard says: "The huge objectives allow so much light in and this makes these a fabulous binocular for low light work."