8 ways to go glamping in style

Modern tricks for styling the great outdoors.

Hello Campers! If the old Hi-de-Hi! greeting fills you with dread, then fear no more... this season's outdoor kit is more pimped-up Glasto than worn-out Yellowcoat.

tent with bicycle and beds

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Let's start with a night under canvas - but with none of that 'fumbling
with a torch' that we endured in the past. Here, two large Fisherman buoy pendants (opens in new tab) will light the way back to your sleeping bay, regardless of whether you got a bit too messy grooving to the Foo Fighters at the front of the stage.
Deluxe tent, Bell Tent UK; Oliver beds, Feather & Black (opens in new tab); and Safari chair, French Connection Home. (opens in new tab)

tent with chair and sandles and mug

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netrest with tree swing and hanging chair and dog

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And you can forget about tree hugging - we'd rather make like a jungle VIP (opens in new tab) and swing from the branches instead.
Mini Nestrest, Dedon; Cacoon hanging chair, Hang-in-Out; and Tree swing, The Oak & Rope Garden at notonthehighstreet.com (opens in new tab).

garden area with hanging basket and hanging planter

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Time for some more light refreshments?
hanging planter, Raw Dezign; and hanging basket, In Garden.

nest sofa with armchair and footstool and pouffes

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Hit the road in our Airstream camper (opens in new tab), with lightweight furniture that can be unloaded whenever and wherever we like.
sofa, Cane-line; Navajo armchair and footstool, John Lewis (opens in new tab); and outdoor pouffes, Nordic House.


garden area with bathtub and garden shower and beach towels

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Time for a wash-and-brush-up, but no way are we stepping a foot inside. It's still the outdoor life for us...
shower, Bloomingville at Plümo; Bateau bath, Brissi; and beach towels, Missoni Home at Amara (opens in new tab).


garden area with plant stand and wood fired oven and wood stacks

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Grow your own sides, then stack up the supplies for the outdoor feast.
Plant stands
, Next Home (opens in new tab); and wood-fired oven, Lakeland (opens in new tab).


garden area with wooden floor and red table and white chair and bench

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Eating out doesn't get more stylish.
Hanging chair, Fermob at Barbed; Strut table, Blu Dot at Heal's (opens in new tab); Vegetal chairs, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Vitra; Raviolo chair, Ron Arad for Magis at Aram Store (opens in new tab); and Fun sign, Gods Own Junkyard.

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Tamara Kelly

Tamara was Ideal Home's Digital Editor before joining the Woman & Home team in 2022. She has spent the last 15 years working with the style teams at Country Homes & Interiors and Ideal Home, both now at Future PLC. It’s with these award wining interiors teams that she's honed her skills and passion for shopping, styling and writing. Tamara is always ahead of the curve when it comes to interiors trends – and is great at seeking out designer dupes on the high street.