Even though you can’t get out on the road in your motorhome, you can always take advantage of time away from touring to update your kit. Here’s our new gear lockdown special:
Biodegradable lunchbox and coffee mug
Keep lunches fresh in this zero-waste biodegradable box, complete with matching coffee mug – perfect for a day of exploring.
Price £25 Web www.wearthlondon.com
Outwell Dawlish High Seat
This clever seat from Outwell folds out from flat and also provides a rigid storage box that’s perfect for use in an awning.
Price £31 Web www.outwell.com
Ultralight CoolMax Performance
Love hiking? Pull your socks up and stay comfortable with these smart, ethical, vegan socks from Bridgedale.
Price £15 Web www.bridgedale.com
Colour & Carry tote
Keep children entertained with these clever Colour & Carry tote bags. There are three different designs to spark imaginations.
Price £12.95 Web www.eatsleepdoodle.com
The Camping Life
For adventurers everywhere, this expert guide is full of beautiful photos, great camping ideas and essential how-to skills.
Price £18.99 Web www.amazon.co.uk
This magnetic wall mount fits any surface to hold your phone, perfect for viewing in the ‘van without a wall-mounted TV.
Price £19.95 Web www.moshi.com
Avoid non-recyclable drinks containers by keeping this stylish Ohelo tumbler in your backpack, ready for your coffee on the go.
Price £29-£30 Web www.ohelobottle.com
RSPB Guide to Birdsong
Learn to identify the birdsong all around you with this guide and CD, which features more than 100 songs and calls.
Price £15.99 Web shopping.rspb.org.uk
Urban Trekking picnic backpack
Carry all you need for a fantastic picnic in this stylish insulated backpack, complete with a smart removable picnicware set.
Price £81 Web lesjardinsdelacomtesse.com
Front Range Harness
Keep you furry friends safe with the Front Range Harness from Ruffwear, with a new design and colours, and improved materials.
Price £44.95 Web www.ruffwear.com
Mobile outdoor cleaner
Clean off your bikes and touring equipment without getting mud in your motorhome, with the Kärcher OC 3 Portable Cleaner.
Price £149.99 Web www.kaercher.com/uk
RSPB wildlife jigsaw
Get stuck into this 1000-piece wildlife jigsaw made from recycled cardboard. Perfect for surviving lockdown or rainy days in the ‘van!
Price £12.99 Web shopping.rspb.org.uk
Zyliss Twist and Roll Mini Chopper
A neat little gadget that you roll on the worktop or twist in your hands to chop garlic, onion, chillies and herbs.
Price £19.99 Web www.zyliss.co.uk
Made from biobased plastics, this set has a lid and bowl that double as plates, two storage boxes, a cup, a cutting board and a spork.
Price £29.95 Web lightmyfire.com
This neat washable container helps prevent odours – pop bagged dog waste into it until it can be disposed of in an appropriate bin.
Price £24-£36 Web www.dickybag.com
A blender – but not as you know it! With 20 settings, it can chop, weigh, whisk, grate, knead, steam, boil and more.
Price £1149 Web www.vorwerk.co.uk
When we can travel abroad again, be sure to pack this pocket multilingual assistant, which translates and transcribes 12 languages in real time.
Price $99 Web www.transnone.com
Bigfoot Pushover slippers
Designed for gardeners, these shoe-in slippers are great if you want to nip inside the ‘van, but don’t want to remove your muddy boots.
Price $38 Web www.amazon.com
Robens Strider chair
With its 40cm height, this steel chair allows you to sit in comfort outside, but it can fold away into a carry bag and weighs just 2.7kg
Price £37 Web www.robens.co.uk
Outwell Samos table
This aluminium table with laminate top, cupboard and eight hooks is all you need to extend food prep space in an awning.
Price £89.99 Web www.outwell.com
Robens Outpost Tall camp-bed
This 1.92m-long, 0.65m-wide aluminium bed folds, yet still has room below for storage.
Price £136.99 Web www.robens.co.uk
Bulldog DC400 Autoclamp
Keep your motorhome safe and secure in storage and on site with a DC400 Autoclamp from Bulldog. It’s lightweight and easy to fit.
Price Around £150 Web bulldogsecure.com
Insect repellent spray
Mosquitoes will soon be back – prepare by getting some repellent. This one protects for up to seven hours and is DEET free.
Price £11.99 Web www.lessmosquito.com
Decathlon Men’s Walking Fleece
This Quechua men’s walking fleece offers lightweight warmth from recycled fibres, and comes in grey, blue or red.
Price £11.99 Web www.decathlon.co.uk
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