Festival Essentials

Festival Essentials Checklist 2018

Festival camping can be a hugely enjoyable experience, if you get your equipment right! In this list we look at the festival essentials that will make camping as stress free as possible!

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Tent

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Probably the most essential festival item. The right tent will help you make the most of festival camping.

Pop Up Tents

Pop Up Tents are pitched in seconds and can be packed away into an easy carry bag. Ideal for those who don't want to spend time setting up their camp.

Festival Tents

Mountain Warehouse have a fantastic range of great value and easy pitch festival tents.

3&4 Man Tents

Perfect for small groups. For maximum comfort, choose a tent one person larger than your group.

Family Tents

These larger tents are perfect for those attending family festivals but are also ideal for people looking for a little extra comfort.

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Festival Fun Tent

Festival Fun 4 Man

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Daypacks

Pop Up 3 Man Tent

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Medium Backpacks

Holiday 6 Man Tent

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Daypacks

Venus 4 Man Tent

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Sleeping Bag

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Sleeping bags are available in a variety of temperature ratings so you can choose a bag which suits the conditions you'll face.

1-2 Season

1 Season Festival Sleeping Bag

Ideal for use in summer months when temperatures are higher.

3-4 Season

Daypacks

Ideal for use in colder months or for those who feel the cold.

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Mini Backpacks

Microlite 500 Square Sleeping Bag

Season 2-3

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Daypacks

Basecamp 200 Mini Sleeping Bag

Season 2

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Microlite 1400 Sleeping Bag

Microlite 1400

Season 3/4

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Everest Down Sleeping Bag

Everest Down Sleeping Bag

Season 4

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Wellies

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Essential for keeping your feet dry in muddy festival fields, our wellies are available in a great range of colours and sizes.

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Splash

Splash Womens

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Daypacks

Splash Mens

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Festival

Festival Womens

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Stream

Stream Womens

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Waterproof Jacket

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Everyone knows how unpredictable the Great British weather can be so a waterproof jacket is essential for any festival. Packaway jackets can be stored in a small bag when not in use, making them the ideal festival jacket.

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Mini Backpacks

Mens Packaway Jacket

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Daypacks

Womens Packaway Jacket

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Roll Mat/ Air Bed

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Insulate yourself from the cold ground and improve your comfort with a roll mat or air bed.

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Mini Backpacks

Roll Mat

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Daypacks

Self Inflating Mat

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Medium Backpacks

Single Air Bed

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Daypacks

Footpump

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Travel Towels

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Travel towels are compact, fast drying and highly absorbent to help you stay clean.

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Mini Backpacks

Giant Travel Towel

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Daypacks

Large Travel Towel

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Medium Backpacks

Medium Travel Towel

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Daypacks

Small Clip Travel Towel

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Bum Bags

Bum bags allow you to keep all your valuables close and accessible whilst leaving your hands free.

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Mini Backpacks

Traverse Waist Bag

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Active Bum Bag

Active Bum Bag

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Travel Bum Bag

Travel Bum Bag

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Daypacks

Crusade Bum Bag

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Other Festival Essential Items

Mini Backpacks

Travel Wash

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Travel wash will help you stay clean and fresh throughout the festival!

Warm Clothing

Even though many festivals take place in the summer, temperatures can still drop in the evening so remember to pack warm clothes!

Reusable Bottle

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Staying hydrated through warm days at festivals is important, so pack a reusable water bottle to help you drink water throughout the day.

Toilet Roll

Toilet roll will always run out at festivals so pack your own to ensure you're prepared!

Backpack

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You're going to need to carry all your festival essentials to the campsite, so grab a large backpack that will carry everything you need.

Portable Charger

Charging points at festivals will be few and far between and very busy so take a portable charger to keep your phone ready for all those festival photos!

Tent Finder

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Finding your tent amoungst the thousands of others can be difficult. The Mountain Warehouse tent finder will light up at the touch of a button to help you find your tent in the dark.

Pillow

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You might not have much time for sleep at festivals, so make sure the sleep you do have is good quality with a travel pillow.

Phone Charger

A phone will help you find your friends if you get lost so make sure it's charged!

Foldable Toothbrush

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A foldable toothbrush is an essential item!

Sun Cream

Standing outside all day means a high risk of sunburn. Don't forget to take suncream and apply throughout the day.

Cash

There will often be long queues at festival cash machines, so remember to take cash for food & drink.

Cap/ Hat

Remember to protect your head through the long summer days with a cap.

Tickets

The last and most important item on this list, remember to take your tickets!


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