Stay Warm When Camping

Caravan and camping can be enjoyed all year round however there is no quicker way to ruin a camping trip than being cold, however if you are prepared it can be prevented.

Winter is here, so here are a few tips to help you stay warm while experience the great outdoors.

  1. Stay active
  2. Select a protected campsite
  3. Stay dry
  4. Stay hydrated and eat (plenty) of warm foods as calories burn calories and use hot drinks to warm up quickly, especially before bed
  5. Layer your clothing using the 3-layer rule; a base layer, a middle layer and an outer layer
  6. Keep warm when sleeping by using an insulated sleeping bag, blankets, socks and beanie
  7. Keep a hot water bottle handy for when the temperature drops
  8. Fluff up your sleeping bag before going to bed so the fibres in the material aren’t flat as the air between the fibres is what holds the heat
  9. If camping in a tent, use a good insulating sleeping mat and keep vents open in tents to allow moisture from your breath to escape and note cause condensation
  10. Last but not least, snuggling around a fire with a hot cuppa and a friend

By having appropriate clothing, bedding and accessories you can enjoy camping even on chilly nights!