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The best roller skates for adults and kids alike

With prices ranging from £30 to £250

1

FR Skates FR1 80 Inline Skates

FR Skates FR1 80 Inline Skates

Especially good for city skaters tackling uneven surfaces, the wheels of these compact skates offer a great “bounce”. Best for those with some experience, they are highly precise.

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Roces PIC TIF Inline Skates

Roces PIC TIF Inline Skates

For fast skating as exercise, these unisex skates from the Italian brand Roces are a reliable option, with a light aluminium frame and multiple supportive ankle straps.

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Rio Roller Rose Quad Roller Skates

Rio Roller Rose Quad Roller Skates

While Rio’s quad skates come in plenty of colours, these cream ones, with a nicely cushioned heel, are perfect for a classier, neutral look.

4

Play 5 Kids’ Skates

Play 5 Kids’ Skates

If you’re looking for inline skates for children, these from Decathlon are both affordable and clever. They are adjustable to three sizes, so will continue to fit your child as they grow, and come in three colours.

5

Impala Roller Skates

Impala Roller Skates

Impala’s retro-inspired skates come in a huge array of designs, including leopard print and a psychedelic pastel fade. They offer good ankle support and are made of PVC, so are vegan-friendly.

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