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Camping and caravanning can be amongst the most idyllic staycations, delivering the best our countryside has to offer, without the hassle of booking in advance, travelling overseas or big budgets.
Make it an even easier get-up-and-go moment for the family with our checklist and tips on how to pack smart for your next camping or outdoor festival getaway.
There are a variety of contemporary tent solutions. Handy starter tents also make for extra outdoor sleeping space when in a Caravan or RV.
Regardless of which one you pick, make sure you tick off the following features.
The Pavillo Cooldome 2 Tent would be a great place to start
If setting up your tent requires a mallet, spare pegs and puller. Do put that on your packing list!
There are a variety of rescue items you will always need for a variety of camping mishaps and breakdown scenarios. Pack the following:
Light and back-up energy sources are your best friend in the wilderness. Check-off these camping and outdoor holiday essentials that will keep you covered (in light).
The MAXIMUS LED Lantern with 10W 350lm is a good multipurpose lantern that is ideal for camping, caravanning, working outdoors or even lighting up your patio back home.
It is lightweight and easy to use and powered by Duracell batteries for long-lasting light.
When sourcing a head torch make sure you get one that comes with batteries included and is rechargeable.
Get a torch with a telescopic zoom and 3 different light settings to work in all types of environments - perfect for camping!
The single biggest image we associate with camping is that primordial gathering around the campfire as we eat, talk, sing, tell stories and roast our smores.
Keep it lit by making sure you have:
When it comes to cooking on site you may want to bring along a
For a more containable campfire you could use a multipurpose RedFire Fire Pit Blazer. It comes with a grill that can be used as a BBQ. It includes mesh spark catcher and poker.
Regardless of whether you’re sleeping in a camping tent or recreational vehicle / caravan, you’ll want to sit outside most of the time.
Enjoy the summer weather and make the most of your natural surroundings with portable, foldable:
Find a 2 chair/table set that is foldable for easy storage. Ideal for relaxing in the garden or while camping or fishing. It should be very lightweight for easy movement around the camping area like this one.
To protect yourself from the sun, consider the lightweight GARDEN COLLECTION 1.6 M Beach Parasol.
It comes with a carry-bag for easy transportation. Ideal for the beach, picnics or camping to provide extra shade and protection against the sun.
When packing your personal clothing for a camping trip don’t forget - The One-Shirt-Per-Day Rule is the best way. Wear the same clothes for the whole camping day at a time, to save on space
It is wise to just pack 1 piece of clothing per clothing type. Ideally one pair of jeans, shorts etc except for socks
There’s more than one way to bed down for the night when camping.
Remember, the cold comes through to your body from the ground. If sleeping directly on the floor, you’ll need an insulating layer of some kind to protect you.
If using an Airbed - find one with a wave beam flocked design for a comfortable nights sleep and a plug-in air pump included. These can be used indoors or outdoors - Ideal for camping trips or when guests are staying over .
For example - The Blow Up Bed 74X54" With Air Pump is an air mattress made from a tough PVC material.
This is probably where common sense planning could go a long, long way.
You’ll definitely need a Cooler bag and Picnic Canteen.
Here’s a tip - freeze food and drink before inserting into the cool box.
It is a known fact that the fuller your cool box is packed, the more effective it will be in keeping those perishable contents cool.
Pre-prepped ingredients from home like chopped onions and vegetables speeds up campsite cooking.
If you can do the following aim to have the following packed into your portable Kitchen Kit
Go one step further with the Travel BBQ with a cooler bag. Perfect for BBQs on the go whilst also keeping food cool before cooking.
On an environmental note - use reusable or biodegradable utensils in your canteen or Wooden versions that can be dropped into the fire when done
Here is a no brainer checklist to help you save on luggage space
Grab that battery powered outdoor speaker that will work well with your smartphone hotspot.
You will enjoy the natural surroundings even more if you pack walking books, wildlife books for your area and a paper map of the area.
Stop by our Camping section to catch an overview of the supplies and brands available
Have you already started or just got back from your outdoor holiday - what did you find handy and did you discover clever camping hacks?