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Outdoor & Activity

10 best camping stoves

Whether you’re heading on a weekend festival outing, an intrepid trek or a longer family holiday, we find the cooking kit for your camping trip

Whether it’s a short weekend away camping with friends or you’re embarking on an expedition, the luxury of hot food and drink is definitely something to consider. With camping stoves more ambitious and more affordable than ever, there’s a long list to choose from this summer. We’ve narrowed it down to our favourite stoves on the market.

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Vango’s compact gas stove is the obvious choice for a weekend away with friends, especially with its £20 price tag. Biolite Campstove is the most attractive purchase with its minimum carbon footprint and additional USB charging sockets, proving useful in any camping environment.

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1. Vango Compact Gas Stove, £19.99

2. Campingaz Fold N’ Go, £71.94

3. Biolite CampStove, £130

4. Esbit Cookset 585ml Stove, £20.73

5. Coleman Perfectflow 2 Burner Camping Stove, £80

6. MSR Whisperlite, £81.97

7. Campingaz Bistro, £14.99

8. Sunncamp Platinum Single Burner & Griddle, £47.50

9. Kampa Roast Master, £179

10. Jetboil Zip Stove, £80