Planning on getting into the campervan lifestyle? You've read our guide to the best campervans you can buy and you know the essentials you'll need for a camping trip, but what about those added extras that'll make the holiday that bit more pleasant?
We've tested several products perfect for use in a campervan so your experience is even better. Space is a real premium in a campervan (especially with the types you get in the UK) so we've made sure that everything is compact, designed to be portable and genuinely useful. Read on for every accessory you could need for a campervan.
The best campervan accessories
Nothing embodies the idea of space-saving functionality like the Swiss Army Knife and we can think
Space saving washing up bowl
Collapsible accessories like this are a clever way to maximise your space. This washing up bowl
Tested 2021: "This washing up bowl is very sturdy and well made, the silicone sides are clever and it takes up next to no room when folded flat. It's also really easy to clean out and has taken over as my premier washing up bowl - high praise indeed."
Although steps can be taken to avoid smashing crockery on a camping trip, accidents will happen.
Tested 2021: "I'm very impressed by this set. The bamboo is both lightweight and very tough making it a great addition to any camping trip. The set is easy to clean and looks great too."
A small step will make getting in and out of your van easier. This one folds up when not in use so
5. Cobb Pro BBQ
What's a better way to enjoy the weather on holiday than with a barbeque? This exceptionally
Clever folding camping table
The traditional camping table may be acceptable for most but it can take up quite a bit of room
Enjoy a picnic
A simple picnic blanket is a nice little extra for any campervan holiday. This example from Amazon
Compact coffee maker
Instant coffee doesn't have the same taste and a proper coffee machine is about the size of a
Portable cooling fan
Being pushed for space doesn't mean you have to sacrifice some extra cooling. The fan can be used
Tested 2021: "This is an excellent fan and the compact size makes it ideal for carrying around. It folds away and is no bigger than a cake meaning it doesn't eat up any valuable space. The battery life is excellent, as is the fact it features a small ring light. The only issue I could find was that it doesn't oscillate."
Some extra lighting can make an evening relaxing in nature a little more comfortable so a camping
On-the-go clothes washing
Instead of having to find a laundromat or scrubbing your delicates on a washboard like a
Unless you have a very large campervan (probably a motorhome) a shower will be an unobtainable
The perfect addition to a portable shower, this silicone bucket can hold 10 litres of water with
Don't forget that your campervan could do with a freshen up now and again. This caravan and