The Ultimate Family Camping Checklist

The Ultimate Family Camping Checklist

Tent, check. Sleeping bag, check. Pegs, check... There are many things to remember for a camping holiday. Use our Family Camping Checklist to make sure you've not forgotten anything! Find the ultimate Camping checklist with everything you could ever need for an amazing camping holiday. You can edit and change the list according to where you are camping, the activities you have planned, time of year, age of your children and the length of your trip. Simply add or remove items to suit your camping trip, but this list will give you the perfect list to adapt.

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Setting up camp

Take the stress out of setting up by making sure you pack these things in the most acessable place in you car to ensure you can get them out easiest, whether thats packing them all at one side or packing them last so you can pull them out first.

Š Tent

Š Inner Tent

Š Tent Carpet/Rug

Š Tent Footprint

Š Tent Pegs

Š Camping Mallet

Š Windbreak

Š Tent Awning

Š Doormat for tent entrance

Š Dust pan/brush

Camping Furniture

Kitchen

Camping Chairs

Folding Table

Storage Unit

Sleeping at camp

One of the most important items in your camping kit is a good cosy bed for the night.Whether you choose the reliability of a campbed or the home from home comfort of an airbed, combinding it with the perfect sleeping bag will ensure you are well rested for the next day.

Sleeping Bags

Pillows

Spare blanket

Airbed / self-inflating sleeping mat / campbed

Air pump

Repair kit for air bed

Cooking on a campsite

Water carrier

Thermal flask

Stove and fuel

Matches/lighter

Plates/ bowls

Cutlery

Kitchen foil

Paper towels

Bin bags

Washing up liquid

Cooking oil

Containers for food storage

Pots and frying pans

Cooking utensils-kitchen knife, wooden spoon

Tin opener

Bottle opener

Vegetable peeler

Mugs/cups

Salad/Mixing bowl

Cutting board

Coolbox

Ziplock bags

Washing up bowl

Tea towels

Scourers

Seasonings/spices/condiments/sugar

Useful Camping items

Torch/ Lantern

Extra batteries/bulbs

Insect repellent & deflector

Water filters/purification

Daysack

Washing powder

Clothes Pegs

Collapsible clothes drying rack

Rope/clothesline

Fire extinguisher/Blanket

Gaffer tape

Safety pins

Sunglasses

First aid kit

Tissues

Pocket knife/Multi-tool

Binoculars

Water bottle

Umbrella

Flask

Hand/baby wipes

Pocket sewing kit

Hot chocolate/tea bags/coffee

Clothing for camping

Shoes/ boots/ Wellies

Shower shoes/flip flops

Trousers/skirt/belt

Shorts

T-shirts

Jumpers

Socks/Underwear

Sun hat

Pyjamas

Rain gear

Swimming kit

Personal items

Towels/face cloth

Soap/shampoo/shower gel

Toothbrush/toothpaste

Deodorant

Comb/brush

Sunscreen/chapstick

Toilet paper

Personal medications

Entertainment & Elecronics

Camera/battery/memory card

Books/magazines

Cards/games/toys

Frisbee/Ball

Tablet/Laptop/Charger

Mobile phone/Charger

Radio

Guidebooks/maps

Compass/GPS

Bikes/helmets

Electric hook up cable

Trip planning and organising

Maps/directions

Reservation details

Notepad/pen

Details of nearest Drs/A&E