Now is the ideal time for tent loving households to bolster their camping inventory ahead of spring. With this in mind we’ve put together a list of potential stocking fillers for all levels of camper, from fair weather folk to come rain or shine campsite enthusiasts.
Gerber Bear Grylls Fire Starter
Yes it is probably easier to buy matches or a lighter, but for those seeking a back to basics approach this fire starter from Gerber will provide sparks on demand for years to come – more importantly your BBQ lighting credentials will sky rocket. The Gerber also comes complete with a compartment to store tinder (wood) removing the need to look for dry lighting materials.
Available at: Gerber.com
North Face – Nuptse Tent Mule III Slippers
Are you the one who seems to end up doing the morning washing up trip through the campsites cold dew covered grass? Arm (excuse the pun) yourself with these slippers for water resistance, incredible warmth & comfort.
Available at: Gaynors.co.uk
Aquaforno – Outdoor Stove
Think forward to Spring 2018, your neighbouring campers are chargrilling burgers & sausages on their BBQs, meanwhile you are (slightly smugly) preparing oven fired pizzas or slow roasting lamb – before utilising the oven as a campsite heater.
This all year round outdoor stove is portable (sets up in 3 minutes) & is extremely versatile (think bbqs, pizza oven, smoker, patio heater & integral kettle for hot water on tap). To put it simply, you can cook anything, anywhere.
Price from: £295.00
Available at: Aquaforno.com
UNIFUN Waterproof Portable Charger
For the outdoor tech enthusiast, this mobile charger is waterproof, dust-proof, anti-shock & skid resistance meaning it should survive most family camping trips. The pack can charge your average smart phone three times, plus the LED light will certainly come in handy.
Available from: Amazon.co.uk
I Heart Camping Travel Mug
Warm yourself whilst enhancing your campsite credentials with this I (heart) camping flask, featuring a rubber-lined lid for a tight, spill-resistant brew.
Available from: Zazzle.co.uk
Scrubba ‘Wash Bag’
Ladram Bay provides washing facilities for all guests, but if you do find yourself at a site without washing facilities the Scrubba wash bag will allow you to pack lighter, smell better & ultimately camp for longer.
The wash bag combines a dry sack with an internal flexible washboard. To operate simply fill it with water & travel detergent then use the nobules inside to gently scrub your clothes. It weighs only 145g & packs down to a compact 16 x 10 x 3cm in size, so you can easily store it in your rucksack for backpacking & outdoor adventures.
Available from: thescrubba.com
Prices correct at time of publishing (7th December 2017). Ladram Bay did not receive any financial incentives or free products in exchange for the reviews provided in this article.
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