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Camping Equipment

Packing the right gear is essential to the success of any camping or caravanning holiday. Whether you’re creating a packing list for the first time, searching for sustainable options, gadgets for camping with pets or presents for the outdoor enthusiast in your life – check out our guides to the best camping equipment and must-have items.

Packing for a Camping Holiday - What to Take

Peter Stannett | 23 Dec 2021

One of the main things to remember about camping and caravanning is that packing is essential. The success of your holiday can depend upon it!
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In the Bag: Staying Sustainable on Holiday

Ben Tully | 23 Nov 2021

We’re all on a drive to cut down on our waste, and be a little more kind to our planet. But we shouldn’t stop at home, its easy to stay sustainable on holiday too.
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Walking and Camping - A Guide to Combining Your Hobbies

Peter Stannett | 18 Nov 2021

Camping is more than a cost-effective way to go on holiday. For many, it is a way of life and a hobby in itself.
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Camping At Festivals - Everything You need to know

Peter Stannett | 13 Aug 2021

When you head to a festival, whether it's a music festival or not, one thing is sure, you are likely to be camping! Camping and festivals are almost synonymous these days. You can't have one without the other. Whether or not you choose to camp when you visit your next festival, there are likely to be fields and fields of tents nearby full of festival-goers having a great time.
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AR Guide to: Camping in England

Peter Stannett | 8 Jul 2021

You don't have to go far to have a great holiday. There are lots of great holiday experiences to have right here in England. Choosing a camping staycation is becoming more and more popular, and it is easy to see why.
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Five simple ways to 'green up' your vanlife and camping experience

Rob Fearn | 7 May 2021

Enjoying nature on your camping trips? Then you’ll love these ideas that contribute to preserving its beauty.
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Grab yourself the best Black Friday camping deals

Alan Rogers | 13 Nov 2020

Although no excuse is ever really necessary to prepare for your next camping holiday, you may as well take the...
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Tips and Gadgets You Need When You Go Camping With Your Dog

Ben Tully | 10 Sep 2020

One thing you will know if you have been camping with a pet is that you need to take a...
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Brilliant Camping Furniture

Alan Rogers | 18 Mar 2020

There are many ways to enjoy a great camping experience, and this is something to consider before your journey begins...
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Camping tech: our top picks

Ben Tully | 17 Jan 2020

Camping is a way of escaping the constraints of everyday life, getting close to nature and ditching the gadgets. And...
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Best last minute Christmas presents for outdoor lovers

Ben Tully | 18 Dec 2019

Buying presents for outdoor lovers, activity junkies and camping enthusiasts is surprisingly easy. There are plenty of things one might...
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Top 10 Must Have Items For Winter Camping

Ben Tully | 5 Dec 2019

Camping and caravanning during the winter months can mean either warm, unfamiliar sunshine at the time of year we least...
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Common Camping Mistakes

Ben Tully | 21 Nov 2019

If you are planning on taking a camping trip, it’s important you avoid some common mistakes. The wrong decision can...
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AR Guide to: the best tents under £250

Alan Rogers | 23 Oct 2019

From one-person bivvies to eight-person gazebos, there are hundreds of thousands of tents out there to choose from.
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The First-Timer’s Guide to Camping

Ben Tully | 1 Oct 2019

Are you thinking about going camping for the first time? Here are some of the frequently asked questions and the...
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How to up your camping game to the next level

Ben Tully | 16 Jul 2019

Are you a ‘casual’ camper? Perhaps you have acquired a tent in the last year or so and used it...
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AR Guide to: Camping Toilets

Rob Fearn | 6 Jun 2019

There’s no getting away from it… we all need to ‘go’. So it’s worth having a system in place so...
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AR Guide to: Camping Beds

Peter Stannett | 15 May 2019

Some of us remember the bad old days of sleeping on the ground, on a canvas groundsheet which provided zero protection against the stones and twigs beneath and no insulation from the cold, damp ground.
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AR Guide to: Caravan Motor Movers

Peter Stannett | 8 Apr 2019

They’ve been around for about twenty years but one thing is unchanged in that time: having a motor mover for your caravan is all about convenience. Motor movers are remarkably powerful, making a lot of grunt work and effort disappear. Especially powerful models are recommended for the heaviest caravans and for parking up on a steep incline, be it your driveway at home or a pitch on holiday.
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AR Guide to: Solar power panels for caravans and motorhomes

Peter Stannett | 3 Apr 2019

But for many, this freedom is only celebrated as long as there is access to an electricity supply to power...
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