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 Press Information - 26thMay 2020 


Following the government's new guidance on spending time outdoors, which took effect from the 13th May, people in England are allowed to spend more time outdoors and visit parks and beaches to have a picnic. This will provide a very welcome change for lots of families, especially with the weather forecast this week, being able to enjoy time in the sunshine whilst observing socially distancing guidelines. 

Kelty, the leading brand of outdoor and camping equipment has a selection of versatile products that can be used in your back garden, courtyard or picnic in the park, and when restrictions are finally lifted for that so longed for family camping holiday. 

The Kelty BFF Bestie Blanket, SRP £50, is the best base for your picnic, with cosy and soft material on the top and a rugged and water-resistant material underneath, it has been designed to keep the top surface dry even if the grass is damp. This versatile blanket is not only ideal for a picnic, but also for festivals, days at the beach or just to wrap around you during chilly nights outdoors.

If you prefer not to sit on the ground, the Kelty Lowdown Chair, SRP £50, is perfect to take to the park, and can also be used for fishing, camping or chilling around in your garden. A lower base means you're not towering over the picnic and a relaxed, slightly reclined design means you're about to get your fill of chill. It scores extra points for a durable steel frame; insulated drink holders and a roll-tote carry bag.  

image001.jpg@01D5DB77This picnic-friendly cuddle couch will let you and your loved one get cosy in the outdoors, and is great to use the rest of yearon camping trips, at festivals, and in the garden...the possibilities are endless! 


Retailing at SRP £90, theKeltyLowLoveseatis great for chilling out and relaxing in comfort in the outdoors.Features include:


  • Durable steel frame construction
  • 2 x adjustable insulated drinks holders
  • Adjustable arm rests
  • Padded roll-tote storage for take-anywhere convenience


It is available in Deep Lake, Canyon Brown and Tapestry colourways.


Store, organise and protect your picnic goodies with the Kelty Cache Boxes. They are available in three sizes, Small = £ 13 / medium £15 / large £22 - they feature mesh storage pockets, organiser pockets for small items and removable interior designers. An EVA moulded top and bottom will ensure that everything is in one piece when you arrive at your destination.


The Kelty GYST System is perfect to organise your picnic plates, food and drinks. It is a brilliant collapsible storage system designed to help you organise your trips outdoors. There are three different sizes to choose from depending on your needs.

The Kelty Lil G (SRP £20) is ideal to pack condiments and food. Features include:

  • Webbing shoulder straps
  • Large open space for storage
  • Front slash pocket
  • Durable, water-resistant fabrics work great
  • 0.39kg / 36x 35 x 18cm


The Kelty Original G (SRP £40) fits larger items like a picnic blanket and balls and games. Features include:

  • Structural steel frame construction easily collapses when empty
  • Webbing shoulder straps
  • Side handles
  • Durable, water-resistant fabrics work great
  • 1.27kg / 36 x 48 x 37 cm




For more information on MCS contact Priya Mistry Keall or Marta Williams at MCS PR 0161 437 4634.

Notes to editors:

About Kelty - ‘Playing hard since 1952: Kelty Pack was born out of a genuine love for the outdoors. For Dick Kelty getting outside was a physical need - and as a result, every single thing he made was handcrafted to make the backcountry feel as accessible and comfortable as his own backyard. As the originator of the modern external frame pack, Kelty has always been dedicated to connecting all kinds of folks with the wonders of the wilderness and encouraging play in its most natural form'