Back to festivals or outdoor family holidays? Tips for surviving your first camping trip this summer

The government’s roadmap for easing the lockdown means that festivals and camp holidays are again on the agenda.

Nearly 40,000 music fans arrive at Henham Park Suffolk Today, ahead of the four-day Latitude Festival, the first major concert to take place since 2019.

There are many more camping events to take place over the next few months, and while many people will be celebrating the return of the UK summer festival season (not to mention family camping trips), others are bragging about the spread of the virus. can be careful. .

To encamp It’s often about compromising your comfort, but when you can’t have access to a squishy double-bed, there’s no reason you can’t practice good personal hygiene – especially in the UK with coronavirus cases are increasing.

Here are some tips to stay clean, safe and sane on your next outdoor adventure.

1. Have a good supply of hand gel

Hand-to-mouth infection is one of the easiest ways to get sick, especially when you’re at a campsite because there’s no guarantee you’ll have easy access to running water at all times.

Cover your hands thoroughly with germ-killing sanitizer after going to the bathroom, before cooking or eating, and you’ll reduce your risk of getting sick after touching anything communal.

2. Invest in a Portable Shower

Camping is far more enjoyable with a good shower, and while some campsites and festivals will have on-site amenities, other times you’ll have to rough it up.

Many camping shops, as well as online retailers, prefer heroine Sell ​​Solar Water Bladder with Showerhead so you can enjoy the luxury of feeling refreshed even when you’re in the woods. Fill it with water and let it sit in the sun so you can take a hot shower.

3. Bring Your Everything

Sharing toothpaste and towels with friends is tempting, but it’s also an easy way for bacteria to spread quickly through a campsite.

Err on the side of caution and bring your own personal care items so you aren’t running the risk of passing any bugs or viruses between your group.

4. Pack Wet Wipes

From warding off a runny nose to a quick refresh of your hands, wet wipes are a must for any camping trip.

Just make sure you invest in biodegradable ones and bring a zip-lock bag so you can collect the used ones and deposit them in the nearest bin.

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