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The best binoculars that money can buy

The best binoculars that money can buy

By 14 March 2012

Whether you want to survey the landscape, study animals from a safari 4X4 or just get a closer look at the birds in your garden, good binoculars can help you zero in on the action even better than a super-zoom camera. All binoculars are sold with two... >>

Best Glastonbury Festival gear 2011

Best Glastonbury Festival gear 2011

By 17 June 2011

It's not long now until Glastonbury kicks off and with it a summer full of festivals. You've bought your tickets, you've cadged yourself a lift but what you could always do with is that little bit of extra kit to keep you comfortable in your three days... >>

VW Camper camping, but not as you know it

VW Camper camping, but not as you know it

By 13 May 2011

Festival season is fast approaching (or has already approached if you're a fan of new music) and unless you've managed to nab yourself some campervan tickets already, chances are you're gonna be slumming it in a field, in your tent, with a load of middle... >>

Vertical urban camping - ideal for iPhone 5 queues

Vertical urban camping - ideal for iPhone 5 queues

By 28 March 2011

Having been caught up in the UK iPad 2 online ordering debacle, Pocket-lint wonders if it would be better to brave the queues for the next Apple launch - most likely for the iPhone 5. However, the thought of sleeping on a grubby London street, probably... >>

Best camping gadgets for the great outdoors

Best camping gadgets for the great outdoors

By 30 August 2010

It's the final week of the school summer holidays. And, with the weather predicting to warm up (and, more importantly, dry-up) over the coming days, what better time than to pack up the car, chuck the kids in the back and motor off to a campsite to make... >>

Great Sleeping Bear sleeping bag lets you become a Grizzly

Great Sleeping Bear sleeping bag lets you become a Grizzly

By 1 March 2010

We've seen the Tauntaun sleeping bag for kids, but one designer based in Amsterdam has gone one step further and created the "Great Sleeping Bear" sleeping bag. Unfortunately it doesn't look like it's going on sale any time soon, but made from "fake fur,... >>

BT installs Wi-Fi at campsites

BT installs Wi-Fi at campsites

By 12 August 2009

BT has announced that it's going to be installing Wi-Fi across a number of traditional British holiday destinations in a partnership with Wicom. 77 Camping and Caravanning Club sites, three Pontin's holiday parks and a number of Coastfields' Leisure sites... >>

Selk Bag; the sleeping bag you can walk in

Selk Bag; the sleeping bag you can walk in

By 26 September 2007

Sleeping bags are great, but they aren't once you've got snuggled in and then realise that you've got to get out of it again, that is until the Selk Bag was invented. In what has to be the craziest looking sleeping bag of all time, the Selk Bag is a sleeping... >>

Eco-friendly tent you can leave behind will be ready for festivals next year

Eco-friendly tent you can leave behind will be ready for festivals next year

By 9 July 2007

There were 15,000 tents left standing at Glastonbury this year - the above average increase thought to be fed-up festival goers not wanting to pack up and cart home their soggy, muddy tents. The issue of waste is a major concern for festival organisers... >>

A car tent for urban camping?

A car tent for urban camping?

By 26 June 2007

These pics show a tent that has been designed to look like a car cover, so presumably you can indulge in a bit of urban camping. As long as you're prepared to pay the no doubt outrageous city parking fees. We would expect a few safety issues if you decided... >>


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