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Summer is a perfect time for camping, people are going on their summer holidays and the festival season is in full flow. Time to pack your tent and enjoy the summer sun. When packing for a camping trip it can be difficult to know what you need without over packing. We have stripped back our camping essentials checklist to include some items that are more compact and easier to take to festivals. We have hand picked items we feel will make your camping trip more comfortable and enjoyable.
The number one essential and pretty obvious item is a tent. We recommend choosing a tent with a higher berth than the people staying in it i.e. for 4 people choose a 5 berth tent or higher. Always have a test run of putting up your tent before your trip, to get yourself familiar with the tent and to check you have enough tent pegs.
2. Sleeping Bag
A cosy sleeping bag is one of the key essentials when camping to make sure you get a good nights sleep ready for the next days adventures.
Every caravan owner looks forward to this time of the year – it's officially caravan season!
You may have just enjoyed a long weekend away for the first Bank Holiday of the year or you may be getting geared up for a few days by the seaside during the Easter school holidays. As the sun starts to shine and caravan season draws upon us, it's time to get prepped and ready to hook the van up and get on the road for your next adventures.
With two more Bank Holidays in May, followed by the whole summer, you may want to get away from the stresses of work and every day life even more than usual this year. And we have everything you need to ensure your trips go smoothly and you have everything you need.
The evenings are longer now that the clocks have gone back, meaning you have more daylight to enjoy your caravan or motor home – but have you de-wintered it and given it its annual deep clean ready for all the plans you have in place?
Preparation is key to a successful touring season, so we wanted to run through a checklist of things to do to ensure your caravan is at its best after being in winter storage for the last few months...