Stealth camping, car camping, makeshift campervanning…call it what you will, it’s simple, cheap and spontaneous. Follow our guide to turning your car (or small van) into a part-time camper and start exploring! read more
Want to know what the Campfire team use when they go camping? Here’s our ever-evolving list of favourite camping and outdoor gear. From barbecues to mosquito repellent – all tried, tested and loved. read more
Don’t add to the 2.5bn disposable cups thrown away in the UK every year. Become a Camper Against Litter and get yourself a lovely reusable mug for your coffee shop takeaways. Here are the ones we like best. read more
How do you make your own bread or cakes when you’re camping? Hear from tent-campers and campervanners who use everything from the Remoska to the Frontier stove for beautiful baking while travelling. It’s inspirational! read more
Calling clean campers! If you’re fed up with sand in your sleeping bag and dirt in your duvet, take a look at the best cordless handheld vacs for campervans, caravans and even the tent. read more
Looking for the impossible? Great headphones that let you hear the world as well as your music and calls? Safe for cycling? Good for hiking? We’ve found them! read more
We’ve taken a close look at what’s available in quick to pitch tent systems – inflatable, pop-up and quick-erect poles – and compiled our findings into an easy guide for campers. read more
Should you buy the new German-made Teardrop caravan? We’ve had a good look on your behalf and here’s what we think… read more
Campervan or caravan? Baffled by the pros and cons? Take our ever-so scientific test to find out which is the one for you. read more
Which is the best sleeping bag for general camping? We’ve been testing lots of sleeping bags and come up with the top lightweight, small-pack picks for three-season campers. read more
Camping out of season is fantastic, but you need to prepare. Here’s what we learned on a winter campervan trip in Scotland – how to find a great wild camping spot, stay warm, keep yourself entertained, eat well…and go to the loo! read more
Which is the best barbecue? We’ve tested lots and we now have a favourite for every budget. Plus ways to get the coals glowing faster and make barbecuing healthier. read more
What do you buy the camper in your life? What do you put on your own present wishlist? Have a look at these lovely ideas – from motorhome Lego to a portable camp washing ‘machine’.
Sometimes you just want to escape! Thinking about wild camping can be more fun than the actual experience…unless you get the equipment right. There’s no better way to enjoy it than taking minimum kit and a reliable bivvy bag or hammock. read more
Now the Brashers have let us down, which hiking or walking boots should we buy? We’ve been tramping in the Lake District to find the lightest, waterproof boots. Found them too! read more
Which are the very best campervans, compact caravans and trailer tents? We’ve looked at all the latest models and compiled a comprehensive guide to what to choose.
An instant barbecue that doubles as a camping gas cooker? How perfect that sounds. People seem to love the Cadac, so we’ve given it a try too. See what we thought. read more
Down’s lovely, but it’s better on ducks and geese than in our jackets. So, we’ve been checking out the best alternatives to down jackets for warmth, lightness and packability.
There’s not a lot of innovation going on in the world of gas camping stoves (unlike woodburning versions), so we were excited to try out the new Campingaz Xcelerate. What did we make of it? read more
We love bivvy camping and it’s especially good when you’re off the ground, safe from mosquitos and midges. Here’s what we thought of the three best options for bivvy hammocks and tree tents. read more