7 more cocktails to spice up your camping trip

It’s the long-awaited part two of our wild camping  libations! Here’s how to create your very own happy hour (or two) out in the wilderness…

Everything a campsite mixologist needs | Tracey Radnall

Everything a campsite mixologist needs | Tracey Radnall

Snake in the Grass

This cool refreshing one slithers down swiftly.


  • Rose’s lime juice to taste
  • lemonade
  • a squeeze of lemon juice
  • slug of vodka
  • crème de menthe to taste
  • lemon or lime wedge
  • sprigs of fresh mint


  1. Shake well
  2. Garnish with the lemon or lime wedge
  3. Sprig of mint

Bush Wacker

Dark arts in the forest with dark rum, Creme de Cacao, Kahlúa and captivating coconut.


  • a generous slug of dark rum
  • a dash of Kahlúa liqueur
  • a teaspoon of Creme de Cacao
  • a slug of coconut cream
  • dash of milk or cream.


  1. Shake the liqueurs all together in a Klean Kanteen flask or similar before adding the coconut and milk or cream.
  2. Serve in your favourite hurricane flask.

Dune Buggy Daiquiri

A popular coastal boneshaker.


  • gin
  • vodka
  • rum
  • a squeeze of fresh lime juice (about 1 lime)
  • 1 tsp sugar


  1. Shake in your favourite flask.

Roving Chambord Royale


My unashamed favourite liqueur!


  • 10ml of Chambord liqueur… oops my hand slipped!
  • any fizz (water or sparkling wine) that takes your fancy
  • A fresh raspberry or two


  1. Pour Chambord into a flute glass.
  2. Top with whatever fizz your tongue desires.
  3. Then plop – finish with the all-important raspberry.

Coastal Champagne Cocktail

A camp classic!


  • brandy or cognac
  • cava or prosecco
  • sugar lump
  • maraschino cherries


  1. Drop a sugar lump into the bottom of a glass or mug.
  2. Pour over the brandy
  3. Add the sparkling wine and garnish with a cherry (or two)

Cable Car

Warming spiced rum and orange. Perfect for chilly evenings by the campfire!


  • a generous slug of spiced rum
  • an orange
  • a dash of orange curaçao,
  • 1 tsp sour mix (lemon and sugar)


Blend together and serve in a tin mug with a squeeze of fresh orange. Winner!

Mountain Margarita

Head for the heights with this
airy favourite.


  • lemonade
  •  lime
  • mint
  • tequila


  1. Tear some fresh mint up and put into the bottom of your flask.
  2. Add the tequila and fruit and shake well.
  3. Add the lemonade and wash down with some corn chips and tomato salsa.

Happy sipping my little cornichons!!

For more recipes and cocktail-making tips see Part 1 of our Camp Cocktails.