The Complete Camping Checklist: What You Need to Take
July 05, 2019

What could be better than spending time in the great outdoors? The sun, the greenery, the fun, the barbecues… there’s lots to love, and of course you want to make the most of it. So it’s important to remember all the things to take camping! We’ve created a comprehensive camping checklist to make sure you have all the right camping equipment, so all you need to do once you’re there is have fun.

We’ve added all the gear you might need so don’t feel you have to take everything - simply pick and choose which bits you want to take.

What to take camping

  • Portable gas heater - It may be summer but the nights can get cold!
  • Portable BBQ - Check out our blog for our recommendations
  • Portable gas stove
  • Cool bag or box
  • Thermal flask
  • Reuseable water bottle
  • Stainless steel cooking set
  • Stainless steel camping kettle
  • Cutlery set for camping
  • Wine bottle and glass holders
  • Can opener
  • Wine bottle and glass holders
  • Marshmallows  - To toast on the barbecue of course!
    • Rucksack
    • First aid kit
    • Carbon monoxide detector - Scroll to the bottom of the list to find out why
    • Multi tool
    • Mosquito repellent spray
    • Insect-repellent citronella candles
    • LED lantern
    • Torch
    • Emergency poncho
    • Microfibre towel
    • Outdoor games for the kids

TIP: Remember not to leave your portable BBQ inside your tent - even several hours after use it can emit lethal carbon monoxide.