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Windermere Weekend

Wild Camping for Beginners: What food to take

Want to know what food to pack for camping? Watch the video and read the list below to help you pack for your adventure.


  • Water (refill from steams and use water purification tablets).

  • Consider packing tea bags, coffee and/or hot chocolate.


Day One:

  • [Lunch not needed.]

  • Snacks; Chocolate bar, crisps, dried fruit, fruit, snack bar.

  • Evening meal; Pasta, pesto (and cous cous in this case for extra volume and calories!).

Day Two:

  • Breakfast: Croissants with jam (x2).

  • Lunch - Sandwiches (x3).

  • Snacks; Chocolate bars, crisps, apple.

  • Evening meal; Curry and rice (pre-cooked packets)

Day Three:

  • Breakfast: Croissants with jam (x2)

  • Snacks; Chocolate bar, crisps, apple.

  • [Lunch not needed.]

If you're new to camping, check out our Wild Camping for Beginners event.

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