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Best Thorn-Proof Gloves for Gardening

13 January 2023

Thorn-Proof Gloves for Gardening are essential for protecting our hands from painful nips and cuts. While plenty of gardening gloves might protect us from these injuries, they often compromise on things like dexterity, ventilation and grip. In this blog, we'll give you the best Thorn-Proof Gloves for Gardening, so you can step-up your gardening skills.

Thorn-Proof Gardening Gloves Being Used
A good pair of thorn-proof gardening gloves can protect your hands against the largest of thorns

Find the Best Thorn-Proof Gardening Gloves for You

To make your decision easier, we've narrowed down our guide into a number of different areas. Click on the below heading to head on down to the gloves of your choice, or scroll down, and view each of our gloves in full.

Best All Round Thorn-Proof Gloves for Gardening

HexArmor ThornArmor 3092 Gardening and Landscaping Gloves

HexArmor ThornArmor 3092 Gardening and Landscaping Gloves

Why We Love Them...

  • Three layers of SuperFabric can stop thorns in their tracks
  • Reinforced stitching makes the gloves ideal for tough conditions
  • HexVent vent keeps the gloves cool during hot weather
  • Flexible enough for more tactile gardening tasks

Ideal For....

  • Most high risk gardening tasks such as weeding, handling shrubbery and more

Editor's Verdict: The HexArmor ThornArmor 3092 Gardening and Landscaping Gloves are the most popular thorn handling gloves available, with three layers of SuperFabric that can stop thorns in their tracks. A ventilated back keeps the hands cool, while reinforced fingers are ideal for submerging the hands in shrubbery.

Manufacturer Guarantee: "We have loads of workmen buy these gloves, and they're a firm choice for gardeners. Their triple-layered fabric keeps thorns at bay, whilst the HexVent helps to ventilate things, keeping you sweat free and tactile."


Best Professional Thorn-Proof Gloves for Landscapers

Briers Advanced Cut Resistant Gloves

Briers Advanced Cut Resistant GlovesWhy We Love Them... 

  • High dexterity is ideal for precision gardening work
  • Well suited to delicate rose pruning
  • Feature level 5 cut resistance for thorn protection
  • Water repellent for use in wetter weather

Ideal For...

  • Professional landscaping jobs with a thorn risk

Editor's Verdict: The Briers Advanced Cut Resistant Gloves are ideal for professional landscaping jobs, as they offer the dexterity needed for more delicate gardening tasks. Level 5 cut resistance means that the gloves can protect the hands against thorns and more.

Manufacturer Guarantee: "With the highest level cut-resistance, this pair of gloves guarantees protection against any thorns, bramble and nips from garden scissors. They're thin, yet abrasion, tear and puncture resistant, helping you to stay nimble when doing even the most intricate pruning."


Best Thorn-Proof Gardening Gloves for Rose Pruning and Picking Blackberries

MCR Safety CT1014NF Cut-Resistant Kevlar Nitrile Work Gloves

MCR Safety CT1014NF Cut-Resistant Kevlar Nitrile Foam Work Gloves

Why We Love Them... 

  • Offer the dexterity needed for rose pruning and blackberry picking
  • Longer knitwrists ideal for reaching for dangling berries
  • Cut level 5 for protecting against thorns and other sharp items
  • Nitrile coating provides a little grip, even in wet weather

Ideal For...

  • Picking blackberries, rose pruning, weeding and more

Editor's Verdict: For higher dexterity tasks such as blackberry picking and rose pruning, the MCR CT1014NF Cut-Resistant Gloves come out on top. High dexterity, impressive sensitivity and high cut resistance means that you can reach into brambles to pick berries without risk to your hands.

Supplier Guarantee: "Made from genuine kevlar and steel, these hardy gloves are both dexterous and robust. They're perfect for berry picking since they can be used in wet, dry and even oily conditions - meaning they can be used all year round for seasonal harvesting."


Best Heavy Duty Thorn-Proof Gloves for Gardening

Cutter CW300 Goatskin Leather Original Work Repellent Gloves

Cutter Goatskin Leather Original Water Repellent CW300 Gloves

Why We Love Them... 

  • Thicker gloves are ideal for handling sticks and twigs
  • Use goatskin leather for providing superb dexterity despite thickness
  • Thick enough to protect against thorns and weeds
  • Feature a water repellent palm for working in damp conditions

Ideal For...

  • Tough gardening jobs that come with a thorn risk

Editor's Verdict: With a reinforced palm, a hydrophobic coating and designed using goatskin leather, the Cutter CW300 Goatskin Leather Gloves are designed for tough, outdoor jobs that come with a thorn risk. This includes clearing shrubbery, hedging and more.

Supplier Guarantee: "Designed for heavy duty handiwork, this pair of gloves is ideal for resistance against thorns and scrapes. These are the ideal choice for when you want intense protection perfect for working in tough conditions"


Best Thermal Water-Resistant Thorn-Proof Gloves for Gardening

TraffiGlove TG5070 Thermic Cut Level 5 Gloves

TraffiGlove TG5070 Thermic Cut Level 5 Safety Gloves

Why We Love Them... 

  • Thermal qualities are ideal for use in colder weather
  • X-Dura coating protects against light levels of water
  • Cut level 5 protection for using with thorns and weeds
  • Flexible enough for rose pruning and planting

Ideal For...

  • Gardening with a thorn risk in wet and cold weather

Editor's Verdict: With an X-Dura coating and a thermal lining, the TraffiGlove TG5070 Thermic Cut Level 5 Gloves are well suited to use in chilly and wintry weather. The gloves offer level 5 cut resistance, allowing you to come into contact with thorns, while high dexterity allow you to handle thorns and more with easy.

Supplier Guarantee: "These thermic gloves are ideal for anyone needing water-resistance when gardening. Ideal for people working in wet conditions, or simply very dedicated gardeners, the Traffiglove is perfect for complete protection from the elements."


Don't Stop Your Search

We hope that you've found your ideal thorn-proof gardening gloves. However, if you are still on the hunt, then we would recommend that you take a look at our Gardening Gloves and Thorn-Proof Gardening Gloves categories.

If you have any questions or anything to add, please leave a comment below and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.