What kit do I need to bring?

Getting guides to agree on kit is like getting doctors to agree on treatments – every one has their own particular preferences, and we’ll all have our own pet likes and dislikes.

Here are a series of kit lists for various activities: Please check with me which one to use for your specific week.

Many of the items are available for hire from me, and if all else fails, you can always go shopping. After all, it’s the UK’s premier leisure activity!

And finally, Jerome K Jerome in Three Men in a Boat has some wise words on keeping your rucksack light:
“Let your boat of life be light, packed with only what you need – a homely home and simple pleasures, one or two friends, worth the name, someone to love and someone to love you, a cat, a dog, and a pipe or two, enough to eat and enough to wear, and a little more than enough to drink; for thirst is a dangerous thing.”