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  • Camping Essentials Camping can be great fun, and when the thrill of a festival or the great outdoors starts to tug at your adventurous side, you need the right camping gear for your trip. And once you've bought your camping equipment, you can use it again and again for future camping holidays. Check out our handy camping…
  • The essential family camping equipment list Packing for a family camping holiday can be stressful, and it's easy to forget the odd item. Luckily for you, Halfords has put together this family camping equipment list containing all the essentials! Family camping checklist Tent Pump Warm/waterproof clothes Toiletries Dry wash gel Suncream Camping…
  • A guide to camping gas Ensure you're prepared for your camping trip with the right camping gas.  We offer a range of different camping gas options to provide you with the right gas. Ensuring your family has a complete meal on your camping getaway is essential to enjoying your trip. We also have a range of convenient…
  • Festival camping essentials If you're one of the millions of people who will be heading to a festival this summer, Halfords have some great advice on how to make the most out of it. From tips about your tent and sleeping bag to handy info on what to wear, we've covered the basic festival camping essentials just for you. Festival…
  • Air and camping beds You might find yourself on a camping trip this summer, and ensuring you get a good night's rest is essential to enjoying your trip away. To ensure your trip isn't ruined by sleepless nights, you will definitely want to take a look at our range of air and camping beds that will keep you dry, warm and…
  • Tips for first time caravanners Seasoned caravaners have likely accrued a wealth of knowledge over the years and have a number of tips and tricks to keep their holiday on track. However, if you’re new to owning a caravan or motorhome, you may not be sure of the best practices or advice. To help you make the most of your trip, we’ve…
  • Tips for towing a car Breaking down is sure to ruin any car journey, so it's a good idea to know how to tow a car safely. Here are some top tips and helpful advice to get you started. Before towing a car An 'On Tow' sign must be displayed at the rear of the vehicle being towed. Inspect the tow rope for any damage,…
  • How to put up a tent If you're off camping, knowing how to put up a tent properly can really save you time and hassle once you get to the site.  Tents come in a wide range of shapes and sizes, and some are simpler to pitch than others. Each tent is different, so always follow your tent's specific instructions carefully. How…
  • Caravan jargon buster Awning – a covered area similar to a tent that attaches to the outside of your caravan or motorhome, perfect for adding extra space. Berth – a designated sleeping area. So, a two-berth caravan sleeps 2, a four-berth caravan sleeps 4 and so on. Breakaway cable – a steel cable that…
  • How to hitch up your caravan Hitching up your caravan is an important job and one you’ll want to get right. It’s the only point that connects your van to your vehicle, and taking the time to do it correctly will ensure the safety of you, your caravan, and other road users. So, we’ve made this guide to help you hitch and unhitch…