Tips & Tricks – For camping in Ireland

By / 12th August, 2012 / Camping / No Comments

So … before you go .. here are the things that will improve your camping experience … from experience 😉

Essential Clothes:

  • Wellies and Crocks
  • Wetgear
  • Fleeces
  • Beanies or woolie hats if camping outside of July and August
  • Thermals … as above
  • Fleecy campfire blanket (or tent skirt .. more on these later)

Essential other bits

  • Head torches
  • Plate, bowl, cup, cutlery (sporks are good)
  • Washing up basin
  • 2 Pots .. 1 medium .. 1 small
  • Sharp knife
  • Camping stove. See here for some ideas.
  • Matches
  • First aid kit
  • Eco shampoo and body wash
  • Hairbrush … maybe …..
  • Towel
  • Kitchen Roll
  • Baby Wipes

Nice to Have

  • Citronella Candles
  • Picnic blanket for when the sun shines 🙂
  • Yoga mat (for folks like me at least)

Handy and Cool

  • Kelly Kettle

For Fun

  • Deck of cards
  • Pass the pigs
  • Books of course
  • Swimming gear if camping on the coast
  • Lego organised in containers (for the children of course)

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