What do you buy the camper in your life for Christmas? 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’.
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.
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
Multi-purpose camping kit is a thing of beauty. Read our round-up of shelters that can be gazebo, dining room, utility tent, rain or sunshade, driveaway awning and more. read more
When you can’t be barefoot, a girl wants walking sandals that can cope with trails and look good in towns. So, we buckled up, strapped on and came up with a shortlist of the stylish-but-sturdy shoes to choose. read more
Here’s the latest round-up of great camping kit that works well and looks good. All personally tried and tested to make camping or campervanning even better – from a bike helmet with brake lights to a super-efficient campervan heater. read more
The consensus seems to be that the best folding bike is the Brompton. It’s certainly not the cheapest, but it folds neatly, it’s relatively light and it rides like an agile real bike. Could it get even better if it were electric? We found out. read more
There’s a new place to share camping, campervan and outdoor cooking ideas, ask questions and get advice. Camping and Campervan Chat UK is a new Facebook group designed to make camping even more fun. read more
Smart slippers for inside and out, folding plugs and even a travel greenhouse? See what cool and well designed travel and outdoors kit we’ve been discovering. read more
A map may be a thing of beauty, but hikers and bikers who are always exploring new areas often don’t want to buy a house-full of physical maps. Is an app the answer? We look at some of the options. read more
From eco-cabins to solar chargers and tree tents to kit to help you breathe underwater…here’s a round-up of the latest camping and outdoor kit we’ve been checking out. read more
Cleverly designed kitchen and storage kit is great for camp cooking and outdoor eating. Why put up with boring camping kit when you can have loveliness? Just look what we’ve found. read more
We’re just starting to plan what new kit we’ll need for this year’s camping trips, but we’ve been a bit disappointed in the past by supposed camping ‘superstores’. So where shall we shop? Here are some of our favourite places for camping equipment. read more