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June 3, 2011 9:49 pm

Kitbag: camping

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camping kit

Gelert solar shower

Shower al fresco or queue for the communal shower. The choice is yours. £8.49, www.campingworld.co.uk

Vaude Yaurus ultralight tent

Even the most devoted festival-goer loathes the initial pilgrimage of lugging their essentials across muddy fields. At a mere 1.8kg, the Vaude Taurus pitches easily, with inner and outer layers together. Water and UV-resistant. £295, www.vaude.co.uk

Coleman’s fold-n-go portable stove

For when the overpriced food stalls don’t appeal. £72, www.gooutdoors.co.uk

Havaianas

Havaianas have applied their fun-loving summer prints to Wellington boots. £50, www.selfridges.co.uk; www.office.co.uk

Energizer 4 led headtorch

Avoid the infuriating search for an essential in a messy tent. £19.99, www.millets.com

Madeleine Thompson travel pack

This luxe travel pack includes a silk-lined cashmere sleeping mask, cashmere blanket and a limited edition F Scott Fitzgerald novel. £265, www.my-wardrobe.com

Powermonkey-classic v2

This nifty solar-powered charger is compatible with iPods, digital cameras and Smartphones. £29.95, www.powertraveller.com

Aubin and Wills 100% lambswool blanket

Wrap yourself up in a little bit of luxury to escape the revelry. £198, www.aubinandwills.com

Melissa Odabash stetson

Protect your face from the elements with this bohemian straw stetson. £86, www.net-a-porter.com

Heal’s deckchair

A classic alternative to the common camping stool. £95, www.heals.co.uk

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