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The Ultimate Family Camping Checklist

The Ultimate Family Camping Checklist

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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

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3 Comments

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    Jen D Jul 7, 2015

    Good to see gaffer tape in there!

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    Maz Tucker Jul 8, 2015

    For me, my DAB Radio

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    Christina Eager Jul 8, 2015

    Insect repellent AND citronella candles. Guess who is going to Scotland this year! Also, what about some string? Even in summer a bobble hat is also sometimes useful.