We’ve found a selection of the best glamping accessories to make your next camping trip a little more, trendy, chic and generally fabulous (darling).
From Cath Kidston’s nifty Flatpack Picnic Set to the amazing Sunjar solar light these camping gadgets and gear will make all the difference on your next glamp. Camping gear needn’t be relentlessly practical anymore, if you have the basics in place some whimsical lights or cool teapots will make the campsite more fun and dare we say it… magical.
So if your next destination is a Yurt or you just want to add something extra to the Vango peruse this list of glamping equipment for some extra special inspiration.
Cath Kidston Flatpack Picnic Set
Glamping gear needn’t break the bank with the Cath Kidston Flatpack Picnic set. At just £15 it includes a papery version of classic picnic cutlery and accessories. The set includes paper plates, wooden knives, forks and spoons, laminated food boxes, napkins and salt and pepper in the iconic English Rose and Dotty Cath Kidston prints.
The Flatpack Picnic is £15 from CathKidston.co.uk
5m Bell Tent Ultimate
Bell tents are the choice of canvas for all serious glampers. Their elegant silhouette dates back to the 19th century when they were used in the military, giving a utilitarian background to their current use as a luxury camping option. Despite their vintage pedigree bell tents are easy to pitch and put down and are fully waterproof with side flaps that can be rolled on sunny days.
The 5m Ultimate Bell Tent from Bell Tent UK has a heavy duty groundsheet for maximum protection and can comfortably sleep over eight people.
The 5m Ultimate Bell is £574 from Bell Tent UK via Amazon.co.uk
Esbit Stainless Steel Coffee Maker
Whilst it’s easy to pack some tea-bags good coffee whilst camping can be hard to come by. Cafetieres are liable to break and instant coffee just doesn’t bear thinking about. The Esbit Stainless Steel Coffee Maker solves this with it’s sold fuel solution. The Esbit will deliver 200ml (1 cup) of fine coffee is some style.
The Esbit Stainless Steel Coffee Maker is £37.99 from Amazon.co.uk
Everbright Solar Panel Party Lights
If you want to brighten up your glampsite The Everbright Solar Party Lights combine glamping chic with eco credentials.
The 16 multi coloured solar palls each contain an alternating colour LED with a solar panel to be positioned in a sunny area. There is 80cm of cable between the balls so you can place them wherever you think needs some glamour.
The Everbright Solar Party Lights are £35.75 from Amazon.co.uk
Amazonas Apollo Stand Set With Lambada Hammock
If you’re considering setting up a permanent glampsite in your garden the Amazonas Apollo Stand Lambada Hammock is the kind of luxurious accessory you should be look for.
Lazing in a hammock is one of the most luxurious experiences available but many of us don’t have two perfectly placed trees to hang one from. The Amazonas Apollo Stand takes care of the hanging and is an amazing garden ornament to boot. The beautiful arching stand is made from spruce timber and the fixings are galvanised for weather resistantance.
At £219 the Amazonas is the cost of an average tent, what are you waiting for! From Amazon.co.uk
Cast Iron Camping Oven
The Lodge Dutch Camp Oven is a premium camp oven that can transform your camping culinary adventures. With a dutch oven you can cook directly on the campfire, the pre-seasoned pot has a flanged lid that can be inverted and used as a griddle or you can cover the pot in hot coals to create a real working oven.
One of our favourite dutch oven recipes is Chicken and dumplings, it’s classic yet far more adventurous than a tin of beans. Wow your guests!
The Lodge Dutch Oven is £142 from Amazon.co.uk
Hurricane/Storm Camping Lantern
As you can see lighting is one of the easiest ways to add some glamp to your camp. The stylish Toolzone Paraffin Hurricane Camping Lantern is available in Navy Blue (colours may vary!) and comes with a strong mental case with glass enclosure.
Buy a few of these then go for a midnight tramp and it’ll be like Harry Potter.
Toolzone Lantern is £7 from Amazon.co.uk
Sun Jar Solar Light
The Sunjar Sola is an amazing combination of mason jar and solar energy. Inside the jar is a solar cell, battery and LED lamp. Leave the jar om sun light and it’ll charge in a few hours. Then at night you’ll have beautiful light that glows like sunlight through the frosted jar.
There are no controls, it will just sense the dark and automatically turn on, so leaving these dotted around the campsite will create your own automatic camp lighting!
The Sunjar is £12.95 from Amazon.co.uk
Be-Active Moon Lounger
If your tired of miserly camping chairs that expect you to relax on a small sheet of polyester the Be-Active Moon Lounger is going to revolutionise your campsite lounging.
With a 102cm diameter you’ll be amazed how far you can sink into soft padded moon chair and it’s one stage folding action will make setting up glamp easy and that extra bit luxurious.
The Be-Active Moon Lounger is £55 from Amazon.co.uk
Bodum Assam Cast Iron Tea Press
The Bodum Assam iron teapot combines the traditional English tea pot with the more rugged Japanese kettle. It’s cast iron construction will preserve heat and create a perfect cuppa in style. The interior is coated with a smooth lining of enamel to prevent the iron deteriorating and will last a lifetime if treated well.
The Assam a perfect for bringing a little style to the morning ritual of tea making, so go out early, collect some kindling and gear the tea brewing on an open fire.
The Bodum Assam is £55 from Amazon.co.uk