By Laura Kemp • 17 June 2022 • 8:13
It’s easy to forget essentials when you go camping! Image - Pixabay
First of all, a tent! They come in lots of sizes, and a good rule of thumb is to aim for a tent that sleeps 1 or 2 people more than you need.
Tent pegs – you will get some with your tent, don’t forget to take them!
Sleeping bags for everyone who is camping – it gets pretty chilly at night, even in summer.
A sleeping mat, air bed, or camp bed for each person – airbeds are cheap and comfortable so a good place to start.
Pillows – easy to forget, but make a huge difference to a good night’s sleep. If camping by car take your ones from home.
Camping Stove, fuel and cutlery.
Water carrier or jerry can – so you don’t have to go to the site tap every time you need water!
Camping Chairs – the best way to relax in the sun is on a comfy folding lounger or chair.
Torch and batteries – these are essential for bathroom stops at night and for use in your tent when the sun has gone down.
Bin bags – so you can keep the tent clean and tidy and leave no trace of your stay.
Wet wipes or cloths – For easy, quick cleaning.
A travel First Aid Kit!
These items are easily purchased at sports and camping shops.
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