So you’ve decided to sleep in a tent with your kids (you must be crazy!), but what should be on your family camping checklist? Here are 18 gear essentials we recommend for every trip.
We took a combo of adult and junior Outwell sleeping bags on our latest family camping trip – and they finally helped us achieve the impossible dream of a decent night’s sleep in a tent!
The Robens Fairbanks Tipi tent is one of the best bits of outdoor gear we’ve ever reviewed on our blog. It looks cool, is easy to pitch and is perfect for family camping.
For families who travel, the Osprey Rolling Transporter 120 is a great bit of luggage. Tougher, lighter and more spacious than most suitcases, we use it for camping trips and overseas travel.
We’ve done loads of camping this summer, so at two years old decided it was time for Sonny to get his first camping bed. We went for the Gruffalo inflatable ReadyBed – and here’s our review.
Aside from having a kid in the first place, camping with toddlers is probably the scariest thing I’ve ever done. Here are some tips for surviving your first night under canvas!
The Primus Kuchoma portable grill ticks every box for lazy BBQers like me – it’s easy to operate, easy to transport, easy to cook on and easy to clean. Perfect for outdoorsy families!
Here’s the final installment in our 101 outdoor activities for families series. Every idea in here is designed to be simple, fun and cheap – so we hope they inspire some exciting adventures!
Canoe camping simply involves going on a canoe trip, stashing a tent, hammock or bivvy bag in your boat, then sleeping outdoors by a river. I just tried it for the first time – and it’s awesome!
Garden camping is a great option if you want to sleep outdoors as a family but don’t feel confident enough to tackle a campsite. It’s cheap, safe, very local, (mostly) stress-free, and loads of fun!