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Top 7 camping tips

We’re officially in the mix of festival season so camping is a hot topic right now! But don’t worry if you’re a camping novice, we’ve rounded up the best tips so your trip will be a little less intense and just in tents…

1. Space can be quite tight, Tic-Tac boxes are great for storing spices.

(source buzzfeed.com)

(source buzzfeed.com)

2. If you don’t have a blow-up mattress lilos make great camping beds.

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(source tesco.com)

 

3. Keep the kids entertained. Board games are your best friend.

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(source meetup.com)

 

4. Have a trial run. If this is your first tent or its a new one, remember practice makes perfect.

No monkeying around here!

No monkeying around here!

5. Let there be light. Torches, headlights or home-made lights (see below) will always come in handy.

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6. Learn from your mistakes. Each time you go camping or touring, note down what you wish you had brought with you so you know what you need for next time.

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(source totalmerchandise.co.uk)

 

7.  Make use of household objects. Shoe Organisers are the perfect camping kitchen drawer.

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(source lifehacker.com)

Do you have any camping tips that you’d like to add to the list?
Let us know in the comments below! We have 12 parks dotted around the UK that would love to welcome you (and your tent) Find out more here!

Comments
  • Jess

    I bring a multicooker with me so I can cook yummy meals!
    Like this one : http://multicooker.com/uk/
    I set it going as I go walking and its done by the time I’m all hungry when I’m back 🙂

    • This is a tip and a half! Thanks for sharing Jess 🙂

  • julie

    Hi just asking what acts will be at the orchards in Clacton-on-Sea from the 21 September to the 27of September 2015 thanks julie