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If you are looking for a budget family camping break, or just a way to stop and enjoy some tranquillity, Campsites in Wales offers a campsite to suit all tastes...

Are you new to camping ?

If your new to camping and planning your first holiday this year, theres no better place to go than Wales.

Wales offers around 500 camping sites across the country with anything from just a shower block to full facilities sites like Shell Island, depending on your comfort level will depend what site you choose.

Here we will outline some suggestions for your first camping holiday and the camping equipment you’ll need.

The basic essential equipment

  • Tent
  • Sleeping bag and pillow
  • Sleeping mat/air mattress with pump ( if you choose to )
  • Camping stove and BBQ
  • Firewood and charcoal
  • Insect repellent and citronella candles
  • Flashlight/camping lantern, extra batteries and bulb
  • Camera, batteries and film or memory card
  • Folding camping chairs
  • Canteen or water bottles

The Kitchen

  • salt, pepper, sauces
  • Washing up Liquid and a sponge
  • Tea towel
  • Tin foil
  • Paper towels
  • Black bags
  • Containers to store open food in
  • Cooler
  • Plates, bowls, cups, mugs, knives, forks and spoons
  • Can opener
  • Bottle opener
  • Spatula
  • Tongs
  • Pots and pans
  • Matches/lighter
  • First aid kit

Keeping the kids amused

  • Bathing suit
  • Pyjamas or other sleepwear
  • Shower shoes/flip flops
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Phone and charger
  • Outdoor activity equipment (bat and balls, Frisbee, fishing gear, etc.)
  • Cards and board games
  • Radio
  • Reading material
  • DVDs – if you have a portable DVD player
  • iPod with FM transmitter – music to listen to through your car stereo whilst you are driving
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