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Camping Checklist

Every camper is different, and here at GO Outdoors, we stock a range of kit to cover back to basics campers, right through to luxury glampers. This camping checklist covers some of the must-haves and some of the optional extras to consider before your next camping trip. It's always worth creating your own checklist before any trip to make sure you don't forget something that is hard to get a hold of when you arrive at the campsite. Preparation is key!


Camping Essentials

The basics, the must-haves

Optional Extras

Something to add a little more to your setup

  • Tent Footprint - Protects the underside of your tent, adds a layer between the tent and the ground.
  • Tent Porch - Many family tents had a purpose-built add-on porch if yours doesn't a gazebo or tarp can add extra space.
  • Tent Carpet - For a spot of luxury
  • Camping Table - Ideal for mealtimes and late-night card games.
  • Electric Hook-Up - A mobile mains kit helps you hook into the campsite electric on compatible campsites
  • Camping Toilet - Ideal for when you really don't want to leave the tent during those the night
  • Cupboards and Storage - Help keep your tent tidy
  • Windbreak

Tools & Repair

Useful items for any camper

  • Mallet
  • Duct Tape - A lifesaver when it comes to simple, on the go repairs.
  • Tent Repair Kit
  • Brush - Keep debris out of your tent, brush down the bottom of the tent when packing away
  • Penknife
  • String / Cord - Useful for binding or an onsite washing line.

Camping Kitchen

Additional items for your camping kitchen outside of the essentials mentioned above

  • Gas for your stove, charcoal for your barbecue
  • Cleaning Equipment
  • Kettle
  • Tableware (Plates, bowls etc)
  • Tin Opener - The always forgotten
  • Bottle Opener
  • Matches / Lighter
  • Wet Wipes - For easy, quick cleaning

Health and Safety

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