Ultimate Camping Checklist (You Won’t Forget Anything)

Use this handy camping checklist to make sure you don’t forget anything important.

I’ve included links to the bestsellers for each item. Tip: Look out for ‘SALE’ so you can see what’s discounted.

This is a comprehensive list so I don’t expect you to pack everything on this list!

Setting Up Camp

Tent

Or how about trying an inflatable tent? Here’s my recommendations on 10 excellent inflatable tents.

Are you looking for something a little different in a tent? I review 10 of the best teepee tents from low cost to premium.

Inner Tent

Tent Carpet/Rug

BUYER’S GUIDE: Tent Carpets: Instant Insulation and Touch of Luxury

Tent Footprint

Tent Pegs

Camping Mallet

Windbreak

Read my guide to the 10 Best Windbreaks For Camping Or Beach [Privacy & Shelter]

Tent Awning

Doormat for tent entrance

Dust pan/brush

Sleeping

Camp beds

GUIDE: 19 Best Camp Beds: most comfortable camping beds.

Air Pump

Repair Kit for Air Bed

Sleeping Bags

BUYER’S GUIDE: Best Kids Sleeping Bags For Camping & Sleepovers

Sleeping Mat

Pillows

BUYER’S GUIDE: Best Camping Pillows: Secret To A Great Night’s Sleep

Blanket

Camping Furniture

Camping Kitchen

BUYER’S GUIDE: 15 Best Camping Kitchens & Cupboards To Make Life Far Easier

Camping Storage

Camping Table

BUYER’S GUIDE: 10 Best Camping Tables: Small, Folding, Picnic & Dining

Camping Chairs

BUYER’S GUIDE: 12 Best Camping Chairs: Folding, Reclining & Inflatable

Campsite Cooking

Water Carrier

Thermal Flask

Camping Stove

Fuel

Matches / Lighter

Portable BBQ

BUYER’S GUIDE: 9 Best Portable BBQs: Grill on Gas, Charcoal or Wood

Cool Box

BUYER’S GUIDE: Best Camping Fridges: Keep Your Stuff Ice Cold & Super-Fresh

Camping Fridge

BUYER’S GUIDE: Check out our in-depth guide to the best camping fridges.

Kettle

BUYER’S GUIDE: 15 Best Camping Kettles for outdoor use.

Plates / Bowls

BUYER’S GUIDE: 10 Best Melamine Sets For Camping And Picnics

Cutlery

Kitchen Foil

Paper Towels

Bin Bags

Washing up liquid

Cooking Oil

Food storage containers

Frying pans & pots

Cooking utensils – kitchen knife, wooden spoon

Tin Opener

Bottle Opener

Vegetable peeler

BBQ Skewers for Marshmallows etc

Oven glove

Cups & Mugs

Salad / Mixing Bowl

Cutting Board

Ziplock bags

Washing Up Bowl

Tea Towels

Scourers

Seasonings/spices/condiments/sugar

Clothing & Footwear

Shoes/ boots/ Wellingtons

Shower shoes/flip flops

Trousers/skirt/belt

Shorts

T-shirts

Jumpers

Socks/Underwear

Sun hat

Pyjamas

Rain gear

Swimming kit

Personal Items

Towels/face cloth

Soap/shampoo/shower gel

Toothbrush/toothpaste

Deodorant

Razor

Comb/brush

Sunscreen/chapstick

Toilet paper

Personal medications

Electrical Items

Camera/battery/memory card

Books/magazines

Cards/games/toys

Frisbee/Ball

Tablet/Laptop/Charger

Mobile phone/Charger

Portable Charger

Radio

Guidebooks/maps

Compass/GPS

Bikes/helmets

Electric hook up cable

Trip Planning

Maps/directions

Reservation details

Notepad/pen

Details of nearest Drs/A&E

Useful Camping Items / Gadgets

Camping Toilet

BUYER’S GUIDE: 15 Best Camping Toilets To Help You Answer Nature’s Call

Torch

Lantern

Spare Batteries

Spare Bulbs for Torch/Lantern

Insect Repellent

Water Filter

Water Purification Tablets

Daysack

Washing Powder

Clothes Pegs

Collapsible Clothes Drying Rack

Rope / Clothes Line

Fire Extinguisher / Blanket

First Aid Kit