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Sleeping bag advice needed please!

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bodiddly Sat 12-Jan-13 12:03:51

I am totally clueless when it comes to camping and sleeping bags etc but need to get one for ds for cubs sleepovers etc. He will have it as a birthday present from someone most likely - I don't want something too expensive but it would be good if it were reasonable quality to last a fair while. I've no idea what weight, size, style etc - can anyone advise me please?

colleysmill Sat 12-Jan-13 12:09:05

If you hop over to the camping topic there is a thread there about children's sleeping bags (sorry can't link on my phone)

I recently bought a Vango wilderness bag for ds which has a zippy bit you can extend as the child grows. Not used it yet but it looks quite snuggly and came in at 27 pounds on sale.

colleysmill Sat 12-Jan-13 12:12:20

Just had a look and its on page 2 on camping

bodiddly Sat 12-Jan-13 12:17:24

Thank you - couldn't see a camping topic!

bodiddly Sat 12-Jan-13 12:21:17

Found it! Thanks!

ItsAllGoingToBeFine Sat 12-Jan-13 12:25:19

Don't get a down one, they're rubbish when they get wet and a bugger to wash properly (he will spill drinks etc on it)

Make sure it is washable.

bodiddly Sat 12-Jan-13 12:30:27

Any idea what weight he would need?

colleysmill Sat 12-Jan-13 17:48:19

Glad you found it!

Not sure on weight - we went on the label which detailed the seasons it was appropriate for. We are planning to use it in our campervan rather than under canvas

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