The PakMat from Aerobed is the answer to all those weary camping prayers. The clever and compact design means that the airbed fits neatly inside its own pump. Its super-easy to use and can be pumped up in less than a minute, and can be wiped clean so you dont get any mud in your tent. Extremely comfortable and totally eco-friendly, it ensures the next to impossible a good nights sleep at a festival.
Price: £69.99; stockist: www.aerobed.co.uk.
Vaude Multifunctional Solar Recharger
For some unknown reason, phone batteries seem to run out after all of about 10 minutes at a festival. This is where the Vaude Multifunctional Solar Recharger comes to the rescue. This small eco-friendly gadget gathers solar power and keeps you connected. Its super-lightweight, can be attached to your rucksack and can charge cameras, iPods and comes with a wide variety of different adaptors for most makes of phone.
Price: £55; stockist: www.vaude.co.uk
Aesop Hand Wash
When the question what to take to a festival comes up, hand wash almost invariably gets left off the travel accessories list. Sleek, stylish and a compact size, Aesop Hand Wash is an absolute festival essential, though. It leaves hands fresh and clean, has a delicious scent of mandarin peel and rosemary leaf, and basically knocks the socks off its competitors. Conveniently, theres no water required, either.
Price: £11; stockist: www.aesop.com
Kate Sheridan Rucksack
This seriously cool Kate Sheridan rucksack is the perfect bag to take to a festival this summer. Lightweight and stylish, its made from waxed cotton meaning its practical and waterproof in unpredictable weather and rain showers. With leather buckle straps and a toggle, its easy to use and even has a handy separate pocket for your mobile phone.
Price: £135; stockist: www.katesheridan.com
Bobble Water Bottle
Keeping well hydrated at festivals is important, but carrying lots of large heavy bottles of fresh water is a real drag. This is where innovative new water bottle, the Bobble, comes in. Made from recycled plastic, you can fill it up with ordinary tap water and (using a built-in carbon filter) it filters as you go. Eco-friendly and re-usable, its also available in a veritable rainbow of snappy colours and different sizes.
Price: £12.95; stockist: www.selfridges.com
Looking for more ideas on what to take to a festival? See a selection of the best cheap festival tents. And to help you decide which of this years big music events to go to, theres always our pick of the best summer festivals.