With warmer than average temperatures predicted to last into early October, the UK is tipped to slip into an Indian Summer, there has never been a better time to get outdoors to soak up a last blast of vitamin D before winter sets in.

Whether you’re staying at home to have a BBQ or getting out into nature with a camping trip, now is the perfect time to invest in discounted summer essentials that will last for years to come.

We’ve put together a handy guide to some of the very best camping and barbeque equipment in the shops at the moment – all of which can be currently snapped up at discounted prices and enjoyed during the warm spell over the next few weeks.


Get out of the city                                    

Getting out of the house for a few days need not be expensive – simply bundle the kids into the car this weekend and pitch up a tent! You don’t have to travel far, just pack your car with supplies and head for the hills or the nearest forest park. Even monosyllabic teenagers will struggle to resist eating a toasted marshmallow around the campfire!

Pitch up with this sturdy Coleman Ridgeline Plus Four-Person Tent, which has space for everyone - even the dog! Available from Amazon for the special price of £143.08.


With night time temperatures still set to be a little chilly, it’s best to pack a hefty sleeping bag.

Cosy down after nightfall in this Vango Women's Saturn 250 Sleeping Bag , which has hollow fibre insulation for loft and warmthIt’s a bargain at £18.73, and can be kept on hand for future summers, school trips and festivals. Available from Amazon.  


Indian Summer Staycation

Staying at home doesn’t have to mean being stuck indoors – create your own summer oasis, by picking up some burgers, cracking open a bottle of wine and enjoying dinner alfresco-style with friends and family.

This Blooma Longley Rectangular Charcoal Portable Barbecue is half price at £15, meaning you can experience the joys of outdoor cooking at a fraction of the price at home. Available from B&Q.


An outdoor feast isn’t complete without something to keep you warm as the light starts to fade, and outdoor lighting doubles as a great focal feature for al fresco dining areas.

The La Hacienda Calida Steel Firebowl is the perfect accompaniment to outdoor gatherings with friends and family, and offers a 360 degree view of the firebowl! Available for the special price of £25, from B&Q.


All these can be purchased in stores which accept the One4All Giftcard, available at your local post office. Happy Shopping!