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Find me a Carpet for my Tent!

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / Great Deals & Offers on 10th February 2020

Author - James Coplin

A tent carpet can help change a cold groundsheet in your tent into a welcoming living area for you to really kick back and relax. One of the most common queries we get here at World of Camping is customers asking for specific sized carpets to fit the living areas of their tents or awnings. […]

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Measuring for an Awning

Posted in FAQs / How To / Motorhomes & Caravans on 30th January 2020

Author - James Coplin

Do you have campervan or motorhome and you want to fix a driveaway awning to it to give yourself a bit more space but don’t know where to start? It’s pretty straightforward, there’s just a few measurements that you’ll need to take in order to work out which kind of awning you will need. There […]

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Keep Mosquitos And Insects At Bay

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To on 18th February 2019

Author - James Coplin

World of Camping have put together a list of hints and tips to try and make your camping holiday about you and your family enjoying the great outdoors as opposed to be scared to go out in it!

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Camping Checklist

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs on 9th January 2019

Author - James Coplin

  Everybodies camping checklist will be different. This will obviously depend on the individual and whether it’s a backpacking trip, a festival or a general family camping holiday. As the latter is the most common we’ll focus on the main things you may need for a family camping trip and you can decide for yourself […]

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Tent Fabric Torn – Is it Ruined?

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs on 7th January 2019

Author - James Coplin

It’s a common question. The very nature of camping is that it’s a DIY holiday. This can be the most enriching and enjoyable aspect for some, but for others this can be a nightmare of split poles and stray poles poking through your brand new tent fabric because you’ve got a little bit impatient trying […]

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How do I attach a Drive Away Awning to my Van?

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To / Motorhomes & Caravans on 7th December 2018

Author - James Coplin

If you have a Campervan or Motorhome and want to add an extra bit of living space at the campsite then you need a Drive Away Awning. A Drive Away Awning is really just a tent with a small tunnel attached which fixes onto your vehicle, usually by means of a beaded strip which you […]

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Carbon Monoxide – Stay Safe

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To / Motorhomes & Caravans on 30th November 2018

Author - James Coplin

Part of the fun of a camping trip and staying self sufficient is cooking your own food. Done responsibly this is no more dangerous than it is at home, but there are a few dangers to look out for to make sure you get no more ill side effects than indigestion from eating too much […]

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Are my poles covered under warranty?

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To on 27th April 2018

Author - James Coplin

You’ve got your new tent out at the campsite, tipped it all out of the bag and you’re hurriedly putting all the poles together to thread through the sleeves. You’ve got a pole all the way through the sleeve without ripping it, got one of the Ring and Pins in one end, now for the […]

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When should I re-proof my Tent?

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To on 20th April 2018

Author - James Coplin

All new polyester tents, caravan awnings and driveaway awnings come with pre applied waterproofing on the fabric. The amount of waterproofing is officially defined by the Hydrostatic Head rating it has been given. In simple terms the higher the HH rating, the longer your tent should stay waterproof for before it needs re-proofing. The protective […]

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Small Garden? Where to dry my Tent?

Posted in Camping Tips & Ideas / FAQs / How To on 13th April 2018

Author - James Coplin

So, you’ve packed your new tent away after it’s first outing, and guess what, it rained for the whole duration of operation tent pack down! You’re going to have to dry it out in your back garden when you get home…..But what if you don’t have a back garden, or your new Air Tent is […]

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