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Best camping gadgets for the great outdoors

Best camping gadgets for the great outdoors

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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... >>

Grilliput: the tiniest portable barbecue

Grilliput: the tiniest portable barbecue

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Designed for backpackers and travellers, the Grilliput is less than half as wide as the inside of a kitchen roll at 2.2cm and 29cm long yet expands to offer a grilling area of 23 x 26cm. Resilient, the stainless steel “wand” weighs just 560 grams.... >>

Ajungilak’s revolutionary Airbed

Ajungilak’s revolutionary Airbed

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Ajungilak’s D-Lux Pump Mat is sumptuously comfortable thanks to insulation and air; it is more packable than others in its class and, thanks to its uniquely placed footpump, eliminates the need for any "oral blowing" of air. Uniquely, a foot-pump is... >>

Blacks Crux Constellation II Tent
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Blacks Crux Constellation II Tent

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With the summer almost upon us, its camping time, and Blacks have launched a series of tents with a built-in lighting system. The days of digging around for your lost shoe in the dark are long gone - supposedly. We go away for the weekend to test it out.... >>

Blacks Constellation tent range with LED lights

Blacks Constellation tent range with LED lights

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Blacks have teamed up with HealthGuard on an exciting new range of Constellation tents. The diverse range of seven tents are great whether you’re on a two man trek, or part of a bigger group looking for a base camp. All tents within the range have been... >>