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Camping Awards 2021: Best Accessories

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Read more about the winners in the 2021 Tent Awards

Here is the winning camping gear and accessories in our annual Editor's Choice Awards for 2021

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Best Camping Kitchen Gear

WINNER
Campingaz Attitude 2go CV
campingaz.com
Price: £199.99 • Weighs 13kg • Runs off CV470 Plus cartridges
Weighing in at 13kg, this is a portable version of Campingaz’s outstanding patio barbecue that is ideal for taking on camping trips without losing any of the awesome cooking power of the original. The gas burners are easy to control and it runs off a compact Campingaz cartridge, so there’s no need to pack a hefty bottle and there’s none of the faff of a traditional barbecue.  

Commended
Outdoor Revolution Twin Burner Stove and Grill
outdoor-revolution.com
Expect to pay £99.99 • Compact size • Runs off a butane/propane canister
A perfect blend of high performance, compact size and style and runs off a canister rather than a heavy, refillable gas cylinder, cutting down on space and weight during transport.

 

Campingaz Party Grill 600 Compact
campingaz.com
Price: £169.99 • Boil time: 3mins 50secs • Power: 2,000W
The Party Grill has been a favourite of ours for years and the range just keeps improving. The 600 Compact is designed to be easy to transport but still lets you cook all sorts of dishes at your tent.

Best Tent Furniture

WINNER
Outwell Aruba cabinet

www.outwell.com
Price: £134.99 • Magnetic doors • Six shelves
A sturdy, easy to put up and spacious cabinet that can be used in the kitchen, living room or bedroom, and is designed to help you keep your tent neat and tidy. We really like the shelving, the hanging hooks and the portability, but most of all we like the new silent magnetic doors, which now feature on a range of Outwell cabinet units.

Commended
Helinox Speed Stool
helinox.eu
Price: £75 • Weighs 470g • Capacity 100kg
An ultra-lightweight stool that’s so simple it almost assembles itself. It weighs about as much as a can of beer and can easily be stowed in a backpack for a bit of luxury during a day on the hills.

Coleman Bungee chair
coleman.eu
Price £50 • Supportive sling back • Steel frame
It’s been around a while now, but it deserves recognition as it’s always been one of our favourites, thanks to a great combination of unique design, ease of use and laidback comfort.

Best Camping Innovation

WINNER
Vango Radiate chairs
www.vango.co.uk
The Radiate heated sleeping bag was launched by Vango to great acclaim last year and its groundbreaking technology has now been introduced to this new range of classic camping chairs. Starting at £95 and coming in a selection of four different sizes and styles, all have lumbar areas heated by graphene panels to warm your seat on chilly nights. Like all the best camping gear they’re practical, comfortable and good fun.

Commended
Outwell Flat High-Flow valve
www.outwell.co.uk
The new FHF valve provides quick and reliable inflation for Outwell self-inflating mats and fast deflation for packing away.

Keela ViralOff clothing
www.keelaoutdoors.com
The ViralOff collection features clothing – including face coverings– that’s protected against coronavirus and other viruses. It makes no health claims, but boasts a 99% reduction of viruses on textiles over two hours, according to tests.

Best Sleeping Product

WINNER
Sierra Designs Frontcountry Bed sleeping bag
www.sierradesigns.com
Price: £145 • Oversized, built-in comforter • Synthetic filling
Cosy and extremely comfortable, the innovative Frontcountry Bed 20 is a completely zipperless sleeping bag with loads of wriggle room. With a mattress attached it could be as comfy as your bed at home The front of the bag works like a quilt that you can wrap around you and it features hand and arm pockets for extra warmth and a foot vent for ventilation.

Commended
Vango Era Grande sleeping bag
www.vango.co.uk
Price: £55 • 100% recycled filling and lining • XL size
Part of the Earth Collection and made from recycled plastic, the Era provides a great night's sleep while helping the planet.

Outdoor Revolution Skyfall Double 150 mat
www.outdoor-revolution.com
Price: £225 • One-way Cyclone valves
A 15cm thick, self-inflating mat that is nearly as comfortable as your bed at home, but available at a significantly lower price than similar products from other brands.

Best Rucksack/Luggage

WINNER
Vango Mica 25L backpack
www.vango.co.uk
Price £30 • Recycled material • 25 litre capacity
Family camping specialists Vango know the importance of protecting the outdoors and that’s reflected in its new Earth Collection – camping gear made from recycled plastic bottles. The superb Mica 25 rucksack is a key part of the range, combining eco-friendly credentials with top quality features, and a stylish retro look.

Commended
Jack Wolfskin Allspark backpack
www.jack-wolfskin.co.uk
Price £115 • LED lighting • Roll-top closure
Built-in LED lighting makes this 20 litre pack stand out – providing safety and visibility after when you are out and about after dark.

 

 

Craghoppers 40L Hybrid duffel
www.craghoppers.com
Price £150 • Doubles as backpack • Recycled material
A versatile 40-litre duffle bag that is perfect for camping trips and doubles as a backpack. It’s packed with security features including slash-resistant panels and a lockable, tamper-proof zip.

Best Camping Gadget/Accessory

WINNER
Outdoor Revolution 5-in1 Lumi Fan Lite
www.outdoor-revolution.com
Price £24.99 • Multi-functional • USB charging
One of the things that makes a good camping gadget great is multi-functionality, and you don’t get much more multi-functional than this piece of kit. It’s a rechargeable LED light, directional three-speed fan and spotlight in one. It charges via USB cable and also has a charging port that lets you use it to power-up your electronic devices.

Commended
Shower In A Can
www.shower-in-a-can.co.uk
Price £9.99 • Up to 20 washes • Anti-viral
In post-lockdown times when shared wash facilities are still out of bounds, campers need alternative ways of staying clean on site. This can contains the equivalent of 20 showers, with no water or drying required.

 

Forclaz Trek 100 10W Portable Solar Charger
www.decathlon.co.uk
Price £39.99 • Lightweight and compact • Hooks for tent or backpack
Designed to charge your external charger using the sun's rays while you are camping or walking, so you can be completely self-sufficient and stay connected.

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