All About Our Camping Equipment

All About Our Camping Equipment

10 May 2021

Here at Grundy’s Ironmongers, we offer a range of equipment for a variety of purposes, from fires to garden ware. As part of our product range, we also have a camping and outdoors section to our website. This will be our focus today, where we will cover some of the essentials for camping, what other camping equipment you may want to prepare, and what we have available from our store. So, whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast who considers yourself an adventurer, or simply someone who enjoys the tranquillity of nature, read on to find out more.

The Bare Necessities for Camping

You may want to bring everything but the kitchen sink with you on your camping trip, and if you have the right transport you can do just that. However, for those travelling with a backpack, and keeping it light, you may opt for a minimalist camping trip, or go to a ‘glamping’ site where there’s more catered for you. Whatever kind of trip, you can’t do without the bare camping necessities. Firstly, you will need somewhere to sleep, this means you’ll need a camping tent, sleeping bag, pillow and a ground sheet. As well as this, a first aid kit is an often overlooked, but much needed item, when walking amongst nature. A reliable and effective torch, with spare batteries is essential when navigating your way back to your tent at night, as well as gas cylinders, and multitools with bottle openers. To keep warm at night, you’ll also need fire starting supplies such as tinder, matches and lighters, which can be found on our website.

Getting Your Camping Equipment Organised

Depending on the kind of camping trip you’re going on, whether you’ll be alone in the wilderness, or you’re going to a site with some basic facilities, you may also need cook stations, food, cooking utensils, and washing up products. Wire and pegs also comes in handy to hang out and dry any wet camping gear, as well as bungie ropes and cordage. To make the most of your camping trip, we also recommend tarpaulin, which can be used for various applications, including covering hammocks, providing shelter for cooking and washing up, and as a ground sheet for all kinds of camping sleep systems.

Camping Supplies at Grundy’s Ironmongers

In our section dedicated entirely to outdoors and camping, we offer a new camouflage tarpaulin ground sheet. Measuring 3.4 metres by 5.4 metres, as stated, this tarpaulin can be used in your tent, as well as outside your tent as a shelter. A ground sheet offers a protective, waterproof layer between the ground and the inside of your tent, so that you and your equipment stay clean and dry, even in wet weather. Available for just £22 from our website, make sure you get this camping necessity before your next trip.

Contact Us

Whether you live in Preston or the surrounding areas and would like to visit our shop, or you live elsewhere and would like to buy online, here Grundy’s Ironmongers, we are happy to lend a helping hand with your camping stuff. For more information, please get in touch with us. You can email us at or call us on either 01772682812 or 01772681287 in order to speak to a member of our dedicated team directly. We will be glad to answer any questions you may have for us.