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Camping Checklist

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Camping is great fun being outdoors and sleeping under the stars.

There’s always items that accidently get forgotten when you are packing for your camping adventure. Having a camping checklist can help stop important things for being forgotten. Here is a camping checklist of essential camping items you need for a camping trip.

Camping Checklist

Tent

Tent, guy ropes and tent pegs
Dont forget a Mallet to hammer your tent pegs in with.  
Ground sheet, carpet

Emergency Repairs: Tent repair kit, gaffa tape, paracord, cable ties

Sleeping Bags

Sleeping bags for sleeping in.

Think about what type of sleeping bag you need depending on temperature and season.

Camping Pillow, Spare blankets

Camp Bed

Its important to be comfortable and cosy for the night. There are a number of options: 

Folding Camp Bed: With legs to lift you above the ground

Blow up Beds: Remove a pump whether hand or 12v electric pump. Repair kit for air bed

Hiking/ Backpacking: Sleeping Mat / Roll mat – Self Inflating Mat

Torch

Torches and flashlights you can never have too many. Think about evening lighting in the tent.

Head torch to easily walk around in the evening

Spare batteries, portable charger for tech and charging cables for rechargeable torches.

Camping Furniture

Camping Chairs so you can relax in the sun in comfort.

Camping tables, camping stools,

Camp Stove

Camp Stove – Gas stove for cooking on and boiling a kettle

BBQ – Portable BBQ, Gas BBQ

Matches, lighter, spare gas, firelighters, Charcoal

First Aid Kit

Basic First Aid Kit – Plasters, Antiseptic wipes,  adhesive tape, gauze pads, tweezers, scissors and safety pins.

Medicine: Personal Medications, Painkillers, antihistamine, Suntan Lotion, Bug Repellant and After Bite 

Fire extinguisher/Blanket

Kitchen Equipment

Crockery: Plates/ bowls, Cutlery, Mugs/cups, cutlery, Glasses

Cooking: Pots, pans frying pans, kettle, tin opener, bottle opener, vegetable peeler, cooking utensils, chopping board

Water carrier, Coolbox, Washing Up Bowl,

Tea towels, kitchen roll, tin foil, bin bags, Dish cloths and sponges

If you are planning to camp at a festival we have a Festival Essentials Checklist and a Glastonbury Festival Checklist

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