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Watch reviews under £250

The £100-£250 price bracket for watches is a really fun one. There’s so many watch brands fighting for the “best watch with the most specs” for under the £200 mark that you can get some sensational watches which don’t cost a lot. Ideally in this price range you’d get an automatic, with sapphire crystal – maybe even a ceramic bezel insert. Build quality and finishing still won’t be perfect, but you’ll be able to get a solid and dependable, well-built watch that will last you a good period of time. Browse watch reviews featuring stunning photography and videos of the best watches under £250 below.

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Spinnaker Croft Midsize Limited Edition Watch holding a guitar

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Spinnaker Croft Midsize Limited Edition Watch Review

November 6, 2021

Any watch that prompts me to reach for my guitar must be a good one. Maybe it’s the beautifully rustic pre-worn bronze-style case reminding me of the worn-down sunray...

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Akerfalk Second Season 24H quartz watch

£100 - £250

Akerfalk Second Season Watch Review

Six months ago the Akerfalk Second Season arrived at my door. In a year of tumultuousness, shipping delays, and Covid-induced stock shortgages, the idea of a new watch from...

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November 3, 2021

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£100 - £250

Avi-8 P-51 Mustang Hitchcock Cooperstown Watch Review

This month Avi-8 releases yet another special edition model which pays respect to a historic individual in the aviation industry. This P-51 Mustang Hitchcock pays tribute to the Lafayette...

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August 19, 2021

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£100 - £250

Spinnaker Wreck Oxidised Blue Watch Review

Spinnaker’s “Wreck” range of watches is quite the conundrum. Would you pay new car prices for one that’s just been through a demolition derby? Whilst the idea of paying...

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April 13, 2021

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£100 - £250

Depth Charge Diver Watch Review

Finding the perfect affordable dive watch under £200 is a difficult task. Cramming as many specs as possible into a watch is usually an out-and-out battle against build quality;...

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February 17, 2021

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£100 - £250

Spinnaker Hydrofoil Racing Green Watch Review

It seems aeons ago when I was fortunate enough to review one of Spinnaker’s very first watches. In fact, it’s been over 4 years since I looked at the...

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February 4, 2021

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£100 - £250

AKIO AK-01 Uemura Blue Watch Review

I love affordable watches. I love divers. And I love supporting British brands – so when I get to review a watch that ticks all those boxes, I’m very...

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December 24, 2020

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£100 - £250

Akheilos Shark 500m Watch Review

Reviewing the Akheilos Shark 500m has been pretty easy for me. Akheilos are based in China, in the Guangdong Province – the Chinese central hub of all watch manufacturing....

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November 29, 2020

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£100 - £250

Filippo Loreti Ascari Chronograph Watch Review

Love them or hate them, you can’t help but appreciate that Filippo Loreti is a popular watch brand. They exploded into life due to their incredibly popular Kickstarter campaign...

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October 8, 2020

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£100 - £250

Audaz Octomarine Watch Review

I’ve reviewed three Audaz watches to date; the Bronzmatic, the Scuba Master, and the Gallant. All three have been pretty solid watches for the money. Looking at the ethos...

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September 27, 2020

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£100 - £250

Ciga Design Z Series Watch Review

Ciga Design may not be a brand that you are familiar with and to be honest nor was I until they approached us to have us take a look...

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September 24, 2020

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£100 - £250

Rotary Super7 Scuba Watch Review

Rotary has teamed up with WatchNation to release their latest release, the Super7 Scuba. WatchNation’s founder Dave Parry is not only a keen watch enthusiast but is also a...

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September 7, 2020

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£100 - £250

Orient Defender MKII Watch Review

Orient has a rich history of watchmaking, and they’ve been in the game long enough to know how to make a great affordable watch. It’s often said that Orient...

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