Expert Advice on Cups & Glasses
Camping Cups & Glasses
If you are going camping for any longer than a couple of days then you will more than likely bring along your own kitchen accessories such as cups! With so many different materials used for making cups and mugs, it can sometimes be hard to know what they are like without touching and feeling the material. So we have created a guide explaining the pros and the cons of each material!
Camping Cups and Mugs
Enamel has been around for many years and having been tried and tested, is a preferred material by many campers. We currently stock a range of enamel mugs that pride themselves on design. Enamel camping mugs from Ted Baker and Volkswagen.
Melamine is a manmade chemical based material that has been used in kitchen accessories for over 20 years. Melamine is a popular camping material due to its lightweight and affordable price tag. In hand, melamine feels abit like a brittle plastic but is far from that. It has a great weight to strength ratio and is very hardwaring!
Bamboo is a natural growing biodegradable material and is now being used to manufacture kitchen accessories such as plates, bowls and cups. Our bamboo camping cups are lightweight and extremely sturdy, making them perfect for a camping trip. Prices for the Outwell Travel Eco-Bamboo Cup start from £3.99.
China is probably the worst material of cup/ mug to use whilst camping as china is heavier and alot more brittle than other options. However a china mug would be perfect for home use! We currently have a large range of china mugs in stock with designs from Volkswagen! Prices start from £3.50.
Tin mugs are a great idea for camping, they are lightweight and extremely hardwaring! We currently stock designs from Volkswagen that feature the iconic image of the classic VW campervan. The only downfall with a tin camping mug is that the outside of the mug will become very hot if it contains a hot drink!