Posts about Outdoor

  • Top 10 Best Camper Van Awnings in the UK 2021 (Vango, Kampa and More)

    Top 10 Best Camper Van Awnings in the UK 2021 (Vango, Kampa and More)

    Camper van awnings are a great way of gaining extra sheltered space when living that sweet, carefree van life. Maybe your family has recently outgrown the size of your van, and you're looking for a tent awning, or you're just chasing some extra weather protection with a porch or canopy awning.Whichever it may be, our top 10 of the best camper van awnings will have your needs covered. Featuring plenty of self-supporting drive-away awnings from reputable brands like Vango, Kampa and Olpro, you can set to planning your next camping trip in full confidence of your equipment's ability to weather it all.
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  • Top 10 Best Garden Trellises in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Garden Trellises in the UK 2021

    If you're a keen gardener yet to own a trellis, you may wonder what benefits one could possibly bring to your outside space. The truth is there's much more to a garden trellis than meets the eye. They can be used to transform plain spaces into decorative feature walls adorned with climbing plants, they can support growing vegetables, you can even use them to separate and conceal parts of your garden. The options are pretty much endless!If you're currently looking for a garden trellis, you may be struggling with where to start. After all, they come in all shapes and sizes! Don't fret because our buying guide will explore all the options available, from black metal arches to cheap and cheerful modern plastic walls. We'll walk you through everything you need to consider before buying, then we'll count down the best garden trellises in the UK from online stores such as Amazon and eBay. 
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  • Top 10 Best Gardening Aprons in the UK 2021 (Fallen Fruits, Esschert Design and More)

    Top 10 Best Gardening Aprons in the UK 2021 (Fallen Fruits, Esschert Design and More)

    Gardening is perhaps one of the most underrated hobbies out there. Therapeutic and slow-paced but with plenty of long-term gains, it's a great opportunity to practice mindfulness and patience in our frantic world. However, if you're planning on doing a bit more than keeping your geraniums watered, you're going to need some helpful gear – and that's where gardener's aprons come in. Both protective and useful in the way they allow you to have all your equipment to hand, an apron made of hardy fabric with ample pockets is essential for any perennial gardener. Thanks to this guide, you'll have everything you need to make the perfect choice. We've also included a list of our ten favourite garden aprons for inspiration, including a tool belt alternative and designs for ladies and kids.
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  • Top 10 Best Sprinklers for Lawns in the UK 2021 (Gardena, Hozelock and More)

    Top 10 Best Sprinklers for Lawns in the UK 2021 (Gardena, Hozelock and More)

    Garden sprinklers can be used as an irrigation system to keep grass in top condition, or as a fun way for the kids to cool off in the summer. There are many varieties, with impact and oscillating sprinklers being the most popular designs. So if you haven't used sprinklers yet, we recommend you give them a go for watering and maintaining your lawn.To help you pick the best one, we've put together a guide on water pressure, range and coverage. We know it can be a daunting task, especially if it's your first time using one. That's why we've included a ranking of the top 10 best garden sprinklers in the UK, including products from big brands like Hozelock and Gardena available on Amazon, eBay and Argos!
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  • Top 10 Best Outdoor Wall Lights in the UK 2021 (Philips, Nordlux and More)

    Top 10 Best Outdoor Wall Lights in the UK 2021 (Philips, Nordlux and More)

    Whether they're guiding you safely up your driveway on a winter's evening or lighting up your patio for a summer garden party, wall lights are an essential garden fixture, whatever the season. As well as serving a practical purpose, they're incredibly stylish, allowing you to experiment with your favourite décor styles outside. However, wall lights come in various shapes and sizes, and two can look and work completely differently from one another.From traditional brass lantern-style wall lights to stainless steel solar-powered LEDs with motion sensors, there is a whole range to choose from. It always helps to be armed with a little knowledge before diving in, which is exactly why we've written this buying guide. We'll walk you through everything you need to consider, then we'll show you ten of the best outdoor wall lights in the UK. 
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  • Top 10 Best Dry Bags in the UK 2021 (Sea to Summit, Fjällräven and More)

    Top 10 Best Dry Bags in the UK 2021 (Sea to Summit, Fjällräven and More)

    Not too long ago, if someone outside of the kayaking, sailing or surfing community would have asked your average Joe what a dry bag was, not many people could have answered. However, they’ve had somewhat of a glow-up recently and are becoming popular as waterproof bags and backpacks for running, hiking and even everyday use, which makes sense in the rain-soaked UK! As you’d expect, these bags are all about keeping goods safe and dry, but how do you tell one apart from another? In our guide, we’ll show you the features you should consider before buying. After that, we’ve gathered the best options for paddleboarding, swimming, boating and more for you to check out, all of which are available to order from affordable sites such as Amazon and Decathlon.
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  • Top 10 Best Garden Rakes in the UK 2021 (Spear & Jackson, Draper and More)

    Top 10 Best Garden Rakes in the UK 2021 (Spear & Jackson, Draper and More)

    A rake is an often overlooked garden tool as it's seen as something secondary to a fork or shovel, but when maintaining and tidying your garden, it will likely end up being your most used tool. Gardening isn't just about growing plants or having a nice place to sit, but the hobby itself can be a very calming and relaxing pursuit, with both gardening and raking having links with zen Buddhism.On the surface, the different types can all look very similar, so we're here to take you through each one and recommend the best soil rakes, lawn rakes and rakes for leaves to buy online from Amazon, eBay and Argos. Pick up a rake from some of the best makers of garden equipment around like Spear & Jackson, Draper and Challenge, and you'll have your garden in tip-top shape in no time! 
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  • Top 10 Best Garden Arches in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Garden Arches in the UK 2021

    Garden arches, or arbours, are a wonderful way to liven up your outdoor space. The trellises or poles they feature allow you to grow beautiful climbing roses or clematis, while others even come with benches or gates attached. Design-wise, there's a wide variety available from sturdy wooden arches to unusual metal frames, so you'll have plenty of options to suit your garden. Having lots of selection is great, but it also makes it harder to decide which one to pick. That's OK! Read through our handy guide that contains top tips to help you choose the best arch for your garden. We've also put together a ranking of the 10 best garden arches available to buy on Amazon, Argos and eBay with designs by Outsunny, TecTake and more. 
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  • Top 10 Best Garden Forks in the UK 2021 (Spear & Jackson, Fiskars and More)

    Top 10 Best Garden Forks in the UK 2021 (Spear & Jackson, Fiskars and More)

    Along with a trowel and spade, a good garden fork is one of the basic gardening tools that no shed or garage should be without. Whether you only have access to a small allotment, or tend to a larger green space in the countryside, you'll need a reliable fork to make the most of time spent maintaining your garden or growing plants and vegetables.In this article, we'll show you how to pick the best garden fork for your space or upcoming project. We'll go over the key terminology used, as well as ranking the top 10 pitchforks, digging and border forks available online in the UK on Amazon, eBay, and Argos. That way you'll be able to turn that patch of weeds into a beautiful herb or vegetable garden in no time!
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  • Top 10 Best Garden Storage Boxes in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Garden Storage Boxes in the UK 2021

    While cushions, toys, gardening tools, and other outdoor belongings are great to have, they can make a garden look cluttered and untidy when left lying around. To organise your space, why not try a garden storage box to keep your things neat and secured while you're not using them? However, the challenge comes in knowing which garden storage box to buy, but don't worry - we've done the research and compiled a step-by-step buying guide to make it easy.We've also included a list of the top 10 best garden storage boxes available in the UK from popular online retailers such as Amazon, eBay and Argos. Whether you're after a heavy-duty grey box with a lid or you fancy a waterproof wooden one to match your furniture, we've got something here for everyone. 
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  • Top 10 Best Chimeneas in the UK 2021 (La Hacienda, Charles Bentley and More)

    Top 10 Best Chimeneas in the UK 2021 (La Hacienda, Charles Bentley and More)

    Ever wanted to add a bit of rustic charm to your garden? Well, we have just the thing for you – a chimenea. Made from clay, cast iron or contemporary steel and sometimes even with a grill for cooking, they are a simple and cosy way to brighten up any outdoor space and entertain your guests. Whether you're looking to create a magical atmosphere, heat up the patio or explore innovative ways of cooking, we've got you. This article will guide you through the best chimeneas for sale on Amazon, eBay and Argos with options from reputable brands such as La Hacienda and Charles Bentley. We are sure that you will find something that fits your needs perfectly and adds a spark of personality to your garden.
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  • Top 10 Best Camping Cookware in the UK 2021 (Sea to Summit, Odoland and More)

    Top 10 Best Camping Cookware in the UK 2021 (Sea to Summit, Odoland and More)

    Leaving the hustle and bustle behind and going camping with friends and family is a great way of making memories and digging your heels back down into nature. But no camping trip is complete without an adequately stocked camping cookware set to keep the troops on top form and happily fed. Read on for our handy buying guide that will help you choose the right tools to see you through a tonne of hiking trips in the UK and beyond. Collected from Amazon, Decathlon, Argos and eBay, our top 10 list of the best camping cookware includes premium cookware from Sea to Summit, Snow Peak, Odoland and more. Whether you're looking to dazzle the family with stainless steel and cast iron pots, pans and kettles, or you're chasing a lightweight aluminium or titanium set for 4, you'll find something special in this list that's perfect for you.  
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  • Top 10 Best Camping Dinnerware in the UK 2021 (Coleman, Royal Doulton and More)

    Top 10 Best Camping Dinnerware in the UK 2021 (Coleman, Royal Doulton and More)

    A durable dinnerware set makes al fresco dining easy and fun. Choosing can be tough, as John Lewis, Amazon and eBay are all packed with top quality sets. Plastic picnic plates, enamel camping mugs, bamboo bowls or melamine crockery? Wicker hampers or cutlery in a case? Coleman, Yvonne Ellen and even Royal Doulton offer stylish, practical dinnerware for the campsite, caravan or RV and we'll help you choose.Our reviews rank the best outdoor tableware including plates, cups, bowls, knives, forks and spoons. We've found the ten best camping dinnerware sets of the year so you can cook and dine in the great outdoors. Whether you want a travel dining set for two, four or six people, vintage camping dishes or dishwasher-safe things, we've got it covered.
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  • Top 10 Best Outdoor Cushions in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Outdoor Cushions in the UK 2021

    When the days get longer, and the weather warms up, many of us venture into our gardens to enjoy the summer days and sultry evenings. Dressing your outdoor furniture to be as comfortable and attractive as possible makes your time in the garden all the more special, and outdoor cushions could be just the thing to achieve this. If you're wondering how to pick through all the options available, this buying guide is here to help you out.Whether you're looking for some waterproof cushions for chairs or large pieces for your bench or sofa, we've got you covered. We've listed our favourites from Argos, Amazon and eBay, including everything from tropical covers, to bright orange fabrics to bring you the top 10 best outdoor cushions in the UK. So if you think these may be something you’d use, keep reading our buying guide to find out more. 
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  • Top 10 Best Inflatable Cup Holders in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Inflatable Cup Holders in the UK 2021

    When you're lounging around on a lilo or soaking up the bubbles in a hot tub, there's only one thing that could make the experience even better. Introducing the inflatable cup holder, a brilliant invention designed to present you with your favourite icy beverage no matter which body of water you're floating around in, whether that's the swimming pool, the bath, or (if you dare) the sea. There are many different designs nowadays, from practical floating drinks trays to novelty flamingos and unicorns that add a splash of poolside colour. Luckily for you, we've collated all the information that you need to know in order to find the most suitable cup holder to last you the whole season. In addition, we've selected ten of the most popular products to buy on Amazon and eBay.
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  • Top 10 Best Deck Chairs in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Deck Chairs in the UK 2021

    What better way to soak up the sun than by treating yourself to a traditional wooden deck chair with a canvas seat? Just right for the garden, patio, beach or post barbecue nap, these folding loungers come in gorgeous designs, sometimes with cushions, sometimes with striped material, often cheap and always the perfect place to relax, read or soak up some rays. From John Lewis to Argos, Amazon and even eBay, there are plenty of great places to find a stylish deck chair, many of which branch away from the classic design and feature a canopy cover, cup holder or even a footrest! We've searched for the ten best deck chairs in the UK (including a personalised option!) and ranked them according to beauty, practicality, price and comfort. It's time to buy your very own piece of fabulous summer furniture!
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  • Top 10 Best Mosquito Repellent Devices in the UK 2021 (Thermacell, Raid and More)

    Top 10 Best Mosquito Repellent Devices in the UK 2021 (Thermacell, Raid and More)

    Although the risk of mosquitoes transmitting diseases in the UK is currently lower than in other parts of Europe, they remain a nuisance, so it's important to minimise their spread. While summer is a great time for camping or other outdoor activities, this is also when these blood-feeding insects are most abundant. It's at times like these that mosquito repellent devices are needed to keep the menace at bay. Instead of covering yourself in insect repellant spray or lotion, which may irritate your skin, why not get a simple device to keep the mosquitoes away? We've rounded up the best mosquito repellent devices, including DEET-free options, plus a buying guide to give you all the information you need to get the perfect repellent.
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  • Top 10 Beach Blankets in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Beach Blankets in the UK 2021

    When the weather is hot and the mercury's rising, there’s nothing quite like heading to the beach for a bit of sun, sand, and salty sea air. But if you’re making a day of it, then investing in a great beach blanket will make your trip to the seaside much more enjoyable. In this buying guide, we'll go through all the points you need to consider to choose the right beach blanket. Whether you're just looking for a simple picnic blanket, prepped for the beach, or you're after a large sand-free, waterproof number, there's something here for you. We’ve pulled together a list of the best beach blankets in the UK from major online retailers such as Amazon and eBay. So if you’re ready to hit the beach, keep reading to find out more. 
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  • Top 10 Best Bouncy Castles for Kids in the UK 2021 (Chad Valley, Happy Hop and More)

    Top 10 Best Bouncy Castles for Kids in the UK 2021 (Chad Valley, Happy Hop and More)

    Want a fun way for boisterous kids to bounce away some energy? An inflatable jumping castle is just the ticket. Indoor and outdoor bouncy castles both large and small can turn your living room or garden into a joyful space for front-flips and frolics, but how to choose the best is another matter. In this article, we help you compare the best bouncy castles in the UK.From disco domes and football-themed inflatables to ones with water cannons or a slide, we have the most fun bouncy castles to buy for toddlers, kids and young teens. Forget getting one to hire, these affordable, durable castles are easy to blow up with an electric air blower or pump and are all for sale on eBay, Argos and Amazon, so you can shop with a click! 
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  • Top 10 Best Beach Toys in the UK 2021 (Waboba, Professor Puzzle and More)

    Top 10 Best Beach Toys in the UK 2021 (Waboba, Professor Puzzle and More)

    Off to the beach with the kids this summer? It's always handy to keep them occupied with toys, whether that's a bucket and spade for sand castles, a beach ball, cricket set or frisbee.From babies and toddlers to teens, this article will help you identify the best beach toys in time for your summer hols. With unique sustainable and eco-friendly options to help children burn off energy, as well as activities to keep the whole family busy, you'll want to browse our ranking of the top 10 beach toys in the UK on Argos, Amazon, eBay and John Lewis.
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  • Top 10 Best Inflatable Pool Floats in the UK 2021 (Sunnylife, Bestway and More)

    Top 10 Best Inflatable Pool Floats in the UK 2021 (Sunnylife, Bestway and More)

    The best kind of lounging is done when you're not just poolside, but chilling out on the water itself. An inflatable pool float allows you to kick back, relax and let your stresses float away. We've ranked the 10 best products available at Amazon, John Lewis, Argos and eBay, including ones suitable for kids and adults alike, to help you find a stable yet stylish summer oasis. Our unsinkable list includes some fabulously fruity options alongside more standard hammock floats — and even a few delightful extra-large inflatables to float with friends on. The top-tier brands to look out for in the UK are Sunnylife, Bestway and Intex, whose cleverly designed inflatables will keep you comfy and chilled out to the max. With one of our recommended inflatable pool floats, there'll be no stopping you this summer!
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  • Top 10 Best Compasses for Hiking in the UK 2021 (Suunto, Silva and More)

    Top 10 Best Compasses for Hiking in the UK 2021 (Suunto, Silva and More)

    While many of us nowadays rely on the GPS systems built into our devices, true explorers never leave anything to chance. With GPS, if the signal drops or it runs out of battery, you could be left in a troubling situation. Compasses are much more reliable. However, if you’ve never bought a compass for hiking before, then the terminology can be confusing. In the name of keeping you safe and stepping in the right direction, we’ve put together this buying guide that discusses the top features experienced hikers look for in their compasses. From there, we’ll go on to share the ranking of our 10 favourite compasses for hiking, including top brands such as Suunto, Silva and Geonaute, all of which are available in the UK from Amazon, eBay and Decathlon. 
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  • Top 10 Best Bird Baths in the UK 2021 (Fallen Fruits, Eva Solo and More)

    Top 10 Best Bird Baths in the UK 2021 (Fallen Fruits, Eva Solo and More)

    We all know the benefits of getting in touch with nature, and the great thing about having an outside space is that we don't have to go too far to enjoy it. Offering fresh water is a great way to encourage wildlife while keeping our feathered friends' thirst quenched and helping to loosen dirt and dampen their feathers prior to preening. To help you find the bath that both fits your garden's style and successfully attracts birds, we've written this buying guide packed with tips and suggestions on everything from material to modern extras like solar lights. Whether you're after a heavy ceramic bath or a unique hanging design for a small space, you're sure to find a match among our list of the best bird baths on Amazon, eBay and John Lewis.
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  • Top 10 Best Waterproofing Sprays in the UK 2021 (Scotchgard, Grangers and More)

    Top 10 Best Waterproofing Sprays in the UK 2021 (Scotchgard, Grangers and More)

    If you’re a regular all-weather walker or camper, then you're sure to have some trusty waterproof items like walking boots, trainers and backpacks that you rely on time after time to keep you snug and dry. But what happens if they start to lose their waterproofing properties and you start to find leaks and damp patches?If you’ve found yourself in this situation, a good waterproofing spray is bound to be the answer to your soggy situation. We’ve checked major online retailers to scope out the best waterproofing sprays for fabrics and canvas, jackets, tents, shoes and even waders so you can spend less time being wet and cold and more time enjoying the great outdoors!
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  • Top 10 Best Bike Cargo Trailers in the UK 2021 (Burley, Schwinn and More)

    Top 10 Best Bike Cargo Trailers in the UK 2021 (Burley, Schwinn and More)

    Whether you run a small delivery business, or live in a city where it doesn’t make much sense to drive, having a bike cargo trailer to help cart around your goods or equipment is a great way to lower your costs and keep fit while doing so. From small and light bike trailers to pull around town, to those suitable for bumpier terrain when camping or going off-road, this article is here to help you find the right one. As well as our guide on how to buy, we’ve put together a ranking of the top 10 best cargo trailers for bicycles available in the UK on Amazon and eBay! 
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  • Top 10 Best Bike Trailers for Kids in the UK 2021 (Burley, Thule and More)

    Top 10 Best Bike Trailers for Kids in the UK 2021 (Burley, Thule and More)

    More people are turning to cycling as a means of transportation as it’s a great way to keep fit and much better for the environment than car travel. Unfortunately, unlike a car, your space is a lot more limited when you need to take young children to school or to the shops, so it's worth thinking about the addition of a single or double child's bike trailer.A trailer is also a brilliant way to show them the great outdoors and, whether it's riding along the open road or down gravel paths on a trip to the countryside, being able to take your young ones out with you could start a lifelong love of cycling. From reliable brands like Burley and Hamax, we’ve found some of the best kids' bike trailers on Amazon, eBay and Halfords to help make your travels a little easier.
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  • Top 10 Best Grass Seeds in the UK 2021 (Miracle-Gro, The Grass People and More)

    Top 10 Best Grass Seeds in the UK 2021 (Miracle-Gro, The Grass People and More)

    Grass can really make or break a garden, and often times many feel that the garden is an extension of the home. So if you religiously hoover your carpets indoors, what's the difference between you maintaining the grass outdoors! Perhaps you've decided to re-landscape your garden, or maybe just breathe some life back into your dried-out grass. Whatever the situation you find yourself in, we've got all the answers.Whether you're looking for a child-proof, hard-wearing lawn, a flawless ornamental one or a pack of decorative grass seeds, this article has got you covered. Clay soil or planting in shade? No problem! We've searched sites likes eBay and Amazon to find exceptional grass seeds from Miracle-Gro, Finchmill, Graminex and more, ranking them according to quality and value for money. 
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  • Top 10 Best Folding Bikes in the UK 2021 (Brompton, Raleigh and More)

    Top 10 Best Folding Bikes in the UK 2021 (Brompton, Raleigh and More)

    If you have a long daily commute, you live in a small flat or you're just fed up with the ever-increasing costs of city parking, you may want to consider picking up a folding bike. Whether manual or electric, they’re easy to take on the train or pop in the boot of a car, saving you considerable time when walking to and from stations and park and rides, or even just cycling straight home.Unfortunately, bike theft is a real issue in the UK, so it can also bring peace of mind to have your method of transportation safely folded away with you in your office or home. There are many inventive and original designs on the market today, so we’ve put together a list of the best foldable bikes on Amazon, Decathlon and more, including both top-end Bromptons and budget brands under £300 and £500. 
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  • Top 10 Best Sleeping Bags in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Sleeping Bags in the UK 2021

    If you're venturing into the outdoors for a camping, hiking or backpacker trip, one of the first things you need to do is to make sure you have somewhere comfortable and warm to sleep. For most people, this means getting your hands on a sleeping bag. With online stores like Argos, Amazon and Decathlon offering so many brands and styles, you'll be spoilt for choice. The right sleeping bag for you will depend on many factors, such as whether you need the warmest 3 or 4 season design for winter or an ultralight or lightweight one for summer. It could also depend on your size – some are extra-wide or extra-long, while others are doubles made for two! Whatever you're looking for, we'll show you the best fleece lined and cotton-filled sleeping bags, all costing under £100.
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  • Top 10 Best Camping Pillows in the UK 2021 (Thermarest, Klymit and More)

    Top 10 Best Camping Pillows in the UK 2021 (Thermarest, Klymit and More)

    Taking time out from our regular routines and stripping it right back to the bare essentials helps us to appreciate what's really important in life. As well as your tent and sleeping bag, one item that is always included in that list of outdoor comforts is a dedicated camping pillow, sure to up the chances of a good night's rest on the ground or in your hammock.We'll help you decide on either an ultralight inflatable pillow for backpacking, hiking or trekking that focuses on minimising space, or if you're car camping, a more plush yet compact design. Read on to discover our picks on Amazon, Argos, Decathlon and eBay from top-shelf camping brands like Jökel, Thermarest, Vango and Klymit.
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