Vango Starwalker Junior

Vango Wins ‘Best Family Product’ Award

Being keen campers with children I was happy to hear that Vango had won an award for ‘Best Family Product’. We are big fans of Vango as our first tent (which we still have) is a Vango and most definitely the best tent that we have ever had with so much attention to detail. It has withstood all weathers and taken us on many great family adventures, the last of which was our camping trip to Drayton Manor at the end of the Summer last year.

Vango Starwalker Junior

Vango, who are this year celebrating their Golden Anniversary, has just been awarded BEST family product for their Starwalker Junior sleeping bag, at the Outdoor Industry Awards 2016.

The ideal companion for any child on their camping holiday, the Vango Starwalker Junior is a versatile sleeping bag, which gives children freedom of movement with the option to zip off sections at the legs and shoulders.

Derek Scott, Marketing Director of AMG says

The fun with this sleeping bag come from its creative design, in either a panda or dragon theme. This coupled with its innovative design, allows the user to zip off the bottom, making it great for running around the campsite in their sleeping bag. As we know, all kids love to do this and the Starwalker Junior is great for helping to introduce young people to the wonderful world of camping


Winning the BEST family product for the Starwalker Junior is great recognition for our creativity and further demonstrates our commitment to developing camping gear, which combine fun and practicality for the whole family.”


  • 210T microfibre polyester
  • 190T Pongee lining fabric – Soft to touch, wonderfully cosy & breathable
  • Single hole siliconised hollow fibre insulation – Increases durability & maximises lofting
  • Rucksack style stuff stack for storage
  • Available in dragon or panda designs



  • JuggleMum, Nadine Hill

    April 1 at 9:24 am

    These sleeping bags are brilliant! It’s important that they are warm and breathable but the designs make them fun too!

    1. IamMummyMatters

      April 1 at 10:08 pm

      I imagine my children would be wearing their sleeping bags all day if we bought these 🙂

  • Kizzy Bass

    April 2 at 6:23 am

    We’ve had Vango products in the past and they’ve been amazing quality.

    1. IamMummyMatters

      April 2 at 1:05 pm

      They are great quality, definitely built to last 🙂

  • Kara Guppy

    April 2 at 6:51 am

    I love those sleeping bags, would be perfect for us at Camp Bestival

    1. IamMummyMatters

      April 2 at 1:06 pm

      Oh yes definitely, they would be ideal for festivals!!

  • Alice Langley (@ImAliceLangley)

    April 2 at 1:54 pm

    I’m a big fan of Vango – these sleeping bags are great.

    1. IamMummyMatters

      April 2 at 7:57 pm

      I just know if I show these to my Beans they will be on my camping shopping list for this year 🙂

  • nessjibberjabberuk

    April 2 at 9:10 pm

    My daughter loves pandas so she would go mad for that sleeping bag even if she didn’t go camping in it!

    1. IamMummyMatters

      April 2 at 9:21 pm

      I can totally see where she’s coming from, I’d be happy with a Panda one too 🙂

  • Mookie Moo

    April 4 at 10:17 am

    These sleeping bags looks amazing. I love camping. I know my daughter would have loved them when she was younger. 🙂


    1. IamMummyMatters

      April 5 at 8:21 pm

      Ha the kid in me would like one of these in my size 🙂

  • TheMadHouse

    April 4 at 10:35 am

    Those are super cook sleeping bags. I know that my boys would love them at cub camp and scouts

    1. IamMummyMatters

      April 5 at 8:03 pm

      . . . and no arguing about which one belongs to which boy!! 🙂

  • Stephs Two Girls

    April 4 at 2:53 pm

    Could have sworn I’d already commented on this…. oh well! We are going camping for the first time in April so this is all v useful thanks 🙂

    1. IamMummyMatters

      April 5 at 7:59 pm

      Whoa April, you’re brave. You’ll definitely be need a warm sleeping bag each AND a camping heater too. Have fun!! 🙂

  • Mary

    April 4 at 7:37 pm

    We love vango and also have the family tent. I always love to read about the be products theta are released and the sleeping bags look so cool!

    1. IamMummyMatters

      April 5 at 7:33 pm

      I don’t know about you but I can’t wait for camping season to begin again!! My friends went camping last week and said it was still a bit too chilly, they ended up coming home after two days instead of five. They were braver than me! 🙂

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