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What do i need in my caravan?

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kidsrus Sat 08-Aug-09 09:40:12

The basics are there already eg:crocks,cutlery,awning,water containers & gas.
What do I need in food,bedding,clothes,cleaning etc for 10 days away for a family of four.(no nappies required)

badgerhead Sat 08-Aug-09 14:57:48

Sleeping Bags or sheets & duvets
Pillows
Waterproofs
flip flops or crocs for walking to the toilet block!
Towels
cooking pans/saucepans
kitchen paper
tissues
games to keep everyone amused if it rains!
good books/magazines
ipods
washing up liquid
clothes washing kit
some form of washing line (i use a stretchy twisted one which you don't need pegs for & will stretch between awning poles)
toilet chemicals if not already in the van
dustpan & brush
bin bags or carrier bags for rubbish
insect repellant (depending on where you are going)

flossie64 Sat 08-Aug-09 15:01:14

I always take my slow cooker , if you have hook up that is.
It means you can go off for the day and come back to an almost ready made meal.Or a bbq if you want to do lots of that in the evening ,weather permitting.

RubberDuck Sat 08-Aug-09 15:03:39

Don't forget the wine grin

MadreInglese Sat 08-Aug-09 15:11:02

a broadband connection

(for MNing of course grin)

QOD Sat 08-Aug-09 15:15:12

cooking oil
tea towels
bottled cheap water (tesco do it for about 15p)
male & female wash bags (so you can shower at same time)
the £1 shop near us often sells disposable barbies for ... £1 LOL
tins of beans
tea bags
biscuits
coffee
sugar

i have a box that comes in out of of the van - on it are stickers that say

oil
ketch
mayo
butter/mage
jam.marmite
meat/bacon
eggs
salt
kitchen roll

i also take throw away plates for gruby food lol

kidsrus Thu 10-Sep-09 23:24:56

thanks some great ideas here! flip flops were great in the showers badgerhead the kids didnt moan about the cold floors!
flossie fantastic idea slow cooker just prep 'n' go
Madreinglais sat outside mcdonalds and booked our train tickets to london lol
Qod didnt do the box but typed up a tick list ready for next time so i dont forget any thing.
As for the bottle of wine rubberduck we took the pimms and jd with coke of course not much of a wineo myself & dh had his jsmiths.
Had a fantastic time @california country park in reading n spent 4 days in lego land,1 in london science museum,1 in coral reef and the rest vegin around the site which is great for fishermen who want a cheap holiday and dont want a club house or shop on site.A lovely natural environment with squirrels throwing nuts on the roofgrin

alypaly Wed 16-Sep-09 01:07:08

charcoal for bbq ,skewers ,cling film ,foil, mosi spray, sharp knife, ear plugs paracetamol, maybe tv in case it rains all the time. fishing rods.

RudolphHucker Wed 16-Sep-09 01:42:36

You need plane tickets to somewhere hot and a hotel reservation.

:brrr:

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