If we are your DofE EXPEDITION provider you will be provided with:

Tents | Stoves | Fuel for Stoves | Sleeping Mats | Maps | Compasses | Rucksacks

If you would like to bring your own, Please discuss with your instructor

Recommended Expedition Kit

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award has been helping young people gain valuable life experience, build confidence and enjoy adventure since it began in 1956.

For their great selection of kit at a discount for participants we recommend…

DofE Kit Supplies – Go Outdoors

You will need to bring the following:


  • 1 pair of walking boots (broken in)
  • 2 pairs of walking socks
  • 2-3 t-shirts
  • Thermal t-shirt (optional)
  • 2 fleece tops or similar
  • 2 walking trousers (warm, NOT jeans)
  • Underwear
  • Nightwear
  • Flip-flops/trainers/sandals etc. (optional for campsite use)
  • Warm hat &/or sunhat (as appropriate)
  • 1 pair gloves
  • 1 pair shorts (if appropriate)
  • Sunblock (if appropriate)
  • Waterproof over-trousers
  • Jacket/coat (waterproof & windproof)
  • 1 pair gaiters (optional)


  • Sleeping bag
  • Waterproof compression stuff sack (5/10/15 litre)
  • Whistle
  • Head torch and spare batteries
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Expedition food (including emergency rations)
  • Water bottle
  • Knife, fork, spoon or Spork
  • Plate/bowl
  • Mug
  • Box of matches (in waterproof container)
  • Wash kit/personal hygiene items
  • Towel
  • Small quantity of money (optional)
  • Notebook and pen/pencil
  • Watch
  • Sunglasses
  • Insect repellent
  • Spare boot laces

Download our 2019 catalogue

Inside you’ll find everything you need to know about our wide-ranging, worldwide services that give young people the opportunity to embark on the adventure of a lifetime.

Click here for the 2019 DofE Catalogue >

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