If you're off travelling, the Vango Planet is a great investment. It has a mosquito net and is treated with a long-lasting insect repellent which promises to keep mosquitoes, midges, sand flies and wasps at bay.
VAUDE: The Dreamer Adjust is a convertible sleeping bag that can grow alongside your child. Summer camp after summer
camp, it will keep going, seeing your offspring well into his or
her teenage years. £65, adventurepeaks.com
HI GEAR: Gone are the days when couples
had to fumble about in the dark
trying to zip two single sleeping
bags together. This double
sleeping bag has ample room for
two and is very comfortable.
GLTC: This fleece sleeping bag with a
cotton lining is just the thing for
children's sleepovers. It is cosy,
machine-washable, can be
tumble dried and is available in
three funky designs and colours.
OUTWELL CAMPER DOUBLE: A wonderfully luxurious,
two-person affair made with a
double layer of Isofill filling for
maximum warmth and comfort.
It also features a super-soft,
cotton flannel interior.
GELERT: First-time camper? Going to a
festival, or just on a tight budget?
Gelert's Tourer sleeping bag
offers unbelievable value but, if
there's the risk of chilly weather,
you'll need something sturdier.
ANORAK: Say goodbye to sleeping bags that
feel like straightjackets with this
super-soft model, wide enough
for the most fidgety feet. It also
boasts a beautiful deer print.
FIREBOX: The MusucBag is more of a suit
than a bag, giving maximum
mobility and keeping you warm,
so you can loaf around the house
in it, as well as using it for sleep.
MAMAS & PAPAS: Babies love sleeping bags so
much that many parents put
them in one every night. This
model keeps your infant at a
and creates a safer sleeping
environment, with no sheets or
blankets to wriggle beneath.
MUSCOVY: The advantage of this Gelert
design is its round, wide shape,
which allows you to curl up as if
you were beneath a duvet.
Perfectly suited to winter with
a workable temperature range
of -4.4ºC to +1.2ºC.