Whether you plan to do a lot of cooking on your camping holiday or just having a stove to make the morning brew, there are a wide variety of camping stoves on the market.
Before buying one have a think about what you will be using it for, how many people you will be cooking for and how much room you have in your car/backpack.
The Trangia Triangle is a brand new, lightweight stove that takes up minimum space. This makes it ideal for backpacking and hiking trips. If you want to lighten you pack, then this is for you!
The stove works with a spirit burner as standard but can be used with a gas burner for flexibility.
The set includes 3 pieces and a stainless steel burner. Add your own choice of pots and pans separately. Ideal for single use.
Msr PocketRocket Backpacking Stove, Assorted – £25 (RRP – £30)
A great priced stove, the MSR PocketRocket Backpacking stove is an incredibly light, powerful and efficient canister stove from MSR.
This features the Wind Clip™ windshield which keeps the flame steady in blustery conditions.
A popular single stove is the Campingaz Camp Bistro, it is a single burner tabletop stove with an integrated quick-start Piezo ignition system and an easy-clean enamelled pan support. There is a safety locking system makes connecting a fuel canister simple, and a specifically designed plastic carry case enables easy transportation.
Biolite CampStove, £108.49 (RRP £150)
It is an expensive piece of kit however if you camp a lot it is worth spending the money.
The reviews for the stove from camping experts and users are very good. I haven’t read anything negative about it.
The beauty of the BioLite Campstove is that you can use it without anything other than twigs and bits of wood that you collect on your journey. You don’t need to carry any heavy or expensive fluids or gas. It’s quick to light, fast to boil and simple to use. By converting heat from the fire into usable electricity you can recharge your phone and other gadgets such as headlamps, LED lights whilst cooking your dinner no matter where you find yourself.
The Jetboil Sol Aluminium is a very lightweight cooking system weighing in at only 300 grams.
This is a 4 season cooking system with an advanced Thermo Regulate Burner to deliver a consistent heat output down to -6 degrees C no matter how cold your environment is.
This set comes with the Aluminium 0.8 litre FluxRing cooking cup but you can add a Sol titanium cup separately if you want to reduce weight further down the line. Boil times take just over 2 minutes and a 100g Jetboil gas canister will boil up to 12 litres of water so you won’t need to weigh yourself down with much.
The new edition of the Fold N Go Stove from Coleman is the ultimate stove for extreme conditions and on the go cooking at high altitudes and low temperatures.
The Coleman Folding Stove runs from propane and has two independently adjustable burners for flexibility.
The Campingaz 400 SG Camping stove is a double burner and grill camping stove and an essential piece of cooking kit.
A great family camping stove.
It is very versatile as it has a double grill that can be changed over to the burner pans that are included.
The cooker itself is easy to set up and has very sturdy feet. It ignites very simply by pushing the Piezo ignition. Once lit, the temperature can be adjusted using the two gas knobs on the front.