22 Camping Gift Ideas
If you’re looking for ideas of what to buy a camper for a special occasion, look no further.
Here we’ve compiled everything from practical tools and gadgets to cosy Christmas gifts for winter campers. From insulated wine tumblers to camping themed kids’ toys, and our very own gift membership pack, there is something in this list for everyone.
1. OS Maps Picnic Rug
Rubbastuff has an extensive range of high quality, packable, picnic rugs. Choose from a wide range of sizes and designs. There’s even a rain poncho which doubles as a stylish picnic rug on offer. Here we’ve linked to the OS Map designs, but there are plenty to choose from.
Find it here from £39.99
2. Evercreatures Handmade Vegan Funky Wellies
Since 2004, Evercreatures have produced fashionable wellies in their own factory, the only UK welly brand to do this. The company is proud to shout about their sustainable and vegan status among the entire rubber range. What's more, the natural rubber content means that these boots are on par with other hunting wellies but at a fraction of the cost. Head over to the Evercreatures website and browse the 40 unique designs available to find your perfect style. Club members can receive 10% off at Evercreatures.
Find them here from £19.50
3. Personalised Rubber Mallet
A mallet is, of course, a tent camping essential. Make your gift recipient stand out from the crowd and ensure they never lose their mallet with this wonderful customised version from Hot Dot Laser, based in York.
Find it here from £20
4. ESPRO Travel Press
For coffee lovers, it's important that a portable coffee maker isn’t just convenient but that it makes a great-tasting cup of Joe. The ESPRO Travel Press delivers on both. Hidden inside its chic travel mug exterior is the ESPRO patented double micro-filter which ensures great flavour without leaving any residue in your drink. Once brewed, it’ll keep your drink warm for hours, perfect for any outdoor enthusiast!
Find it here from £39.99
5. Personalised Adventure Journal
The Sunshine Bindery, based in Somerset, has a fantastic range of stationery, gifts and cards on offer and a great sustainable ethos behind their brand. As lovers of the camping lifestyle themselves, they stock adventure journals which make the perfect gift for campers to record their happy camping memories. This one is full to brim with 100% recycled paper and covered in a beautiful camping themed design. You can add a name onto the front to add a personal touch.
Find it here from £22
6. Personalised Caravan Keyring
Give a sentimental token to the camper in your life with this personalised keyring. This wooden keyring is made from sycamore hardwood sourced in the UK, and you can request a short message or name to be added on to create a one of a kind gift. These are great for using on sets of motorhome, caravan and campervan keys to distinguish from car and house keys.
Find it here from £9.99
7. Treat book worms to a binge-worthy new read
Find a book to transport your loved ones into a whole new world, teach them about new places to explore or bring them heart-warming hours of enjoyment. New books are always a welcome gift by readers and make for a great talking point the next time you can catch up.
View our travel book recommendations
8. Give the gift of membership
Buy one of our Gift Membership packs for a loved one and introduce them to a whole year's worth of adventure on over 2,000 UK campsites. Being a member of the Club allows campers to make use of fantastic discounts and benefits across our camping network and retailers across the UK.
Find our Gift Membership here
9. Emergency Camping Spoon
This is one of those gifts that may look like a bit of a gimmick but might actually come in handy one day. It is so easy to forget essentials when packing for a camping trip, campers can use our packing list, but often the small things slip through. Ensure your loved one is never without a spoon with this fun keyring from Dogs & Hats.
Find it here from £12
10. Personalised Campervan Doormat
Gifting this personalised doormat is an excellent way to remind someone of their past and upcoming camping adventures every time they cross the threshold. Especially useful for walkers and adventurers to clean their muddy boots when they get home. Add two lines of text to create a touching addition to any home.
Find it here from £34.95
11. Personalised Camping Mug
You can never have enough mugs as a camper, especially unbreakable, stainless steel beauties like this one. Larchmill, founded in the North East specialises in personalised goods and has a wonderful range of items for travellers and outdoor enthusiasts.
Find it here from £13.50
12. Personalised Camping Blanket
Another thing that campers can’t have enough of is blankets! This cosy fleece-lined version is the perfect size for snuggling with loved ones in the great outdoors, looking up at the night sky above. Soulsmith will add a family name onto this at no extra cost.
Find it here from £35.00
13. The Original Den Kit
Give kids everything they need to build their own shelter with The Original Den Kit from The Den Kit Co. There’s nothing more fun than creating your own den and spending hours using your imagination playing in your tailor-made shelter. A tarp, groundsheet, mallet, rope and steel pegs all come inside a handy carry bag, making little ones look like real explorers.
Find it here from £40.00
14. Puddingstone Distillery Campfire Gin
Winner of the World’s Best Martini Challenge 2019, Puddingstones Distillery’s Campfire Dry Gin won’t disappoint. There are a number of varieties available, with limited editions on offer too. Buy online or visit the distillery on Fridays and Saturdays which is around an hour’s drive away from Oxford Club Site and just under an hour's drive away from Hertford Club Site.
Find it here from £10.00
15. Hydro Flask
Keeping a drink cold for up to 24 hours and hot for up to 12, Hydro Flask has an extensive range of reusable water bottles in all shapes, sizes and colours. A good reusable water bottle is essential on any camping trip for hikes, bike rides and other adventures. A Hydro Flask is guaranteed to be a well-received gift by any camper. At Cotswold Outdoors you can get 15% off using your club membership.
Find it here from £38
16. Camping Gadgets
Something practical is always a good gift idea. There are all kinds of camping accessories and gadgets on the market. From a full-sized blanket that folds up small enough to fit in your pocket, to glow in the dark guy ropes to prevent trips in the dark, we’re sure you’ll find some inspiration in our guide linked below.
View our camping gadget guide
17. Mountain Warehouse Gift Card
Are you desperate not to get the wrong gift? Sometimes it’s hard to know what to buy someone, give the gift of choice with a gift card from Mountain Warehouse. Every camper has a wish list, and this allows them to put money towards something they’ll make use of on their next trip away. Get a 15% discount on Mountain Warehouse products with your club membership.
Find it here from £10.00
18. Caravan Birdhouse
This beautiful birdhouse is ideal for adding a bit of colour and a camping twist to any garden. The lucky recipient can hang the birdhouse in a safe tree away from predators and watch a family of birds move into their very own cosy caravan.
Find it here for £16.95
19. Walking Gear
Walking is one of the best ways to enjoy the outdoors but being kitted out in the right gear makes any time spent outdoors more enjoyable. From the best hiking socks, to handy lightweight backpacks, we’ve listed some ideas in the guide below.
View our top-rated camping gear picks
20. Camping Themed Christmas Decorations
If you’re shopping at Christmas time for someone that seems to have everything, a great idea is to buy a new decoration for their Christmas tree that they can treasure for years to come. This campervan themed decoration is perfect for camping lovers, acting as a reminder of their adventures during the festive season.
Find it here from £12
21. Wallet Sized Multi Tool
These credit card sized multi tools are all the rage. This one has 11 different functions including a can opener, ruler and screwdriver, to name just a few. You can personalise the hand foiled sleeve which fits perfectly into any purse or wallet.
Find it here from £11
22. Insulated Wine Tumblers
Founded in Australia, this brand is on a mission to swap single-use products for stainless steel. The Cheeki Insulated Wine Tumbler comes in a range of colours, keeps drinks cold for up to 6 hours and comes with a sipping straw. A great replacement for glass on a campsite.
Find them here from £18.95
For more camping inspiration, guides, and advice view our holiday ideas.