Camping Mistakes to Avoid

Camping is a joy, as all aficionados know. It’s one of the simplest and cheapest ways to enjoy a holiday, and one that brings you about as close to nature as it’s possible to be. But there are things to remember; camping involves equipment, supplies and preparation, and within those …

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Caravanning in Winter

Most people put their caravans in storage for the winter. These days, however, there’s no need to do that. More and more caravan sites are staying open year-round so there’s the option to enjoy caravanning no matter what the weather. If that’s something that appeals you do need to be …

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Tree House Camping

Tree house camping might sounds like something that kids would do for fun, but it’s become a slowly growing segment of the luxury camping market. Although classed as camping, in general it’s certainly not roughing it; the facilities are often expensive. Sometimes the only difference between it and a hotel …

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The Best Campsites in the UK

No matter where you go in the UK, there’s a campsite close by. Camping is big business, which means people eager to take your money in return for somewhere to pitch your tent. It might be a farmer’s field with water from a nearby stream or it could be something …

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Camping in National Parks

You might have thought that our national parks were simply areas to visit. But they’re also places where you can stay, with campsites, wild camping, and even camping barns and lodges for guests. This lets you enjoy a whole holiday in the parks with some stunning views and a chance …

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The Continuing Allure of the VW Camper Van

The VW camper van is iconic. For some it symbolises the 1960s hippie ideal. It was the ticket to taking to the road. It was the very first camper van; all others have taken their cue from it. It remains remarkably popular, not only with the young, but with people …

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Do Pop Up Tents Do the Job?

The pop-up tent has become very popular. That makes perfect sense. No one wants to deal with a mass of guy ropes and tent pegs unless it’s absolutely necessary. A pop-up tent can be erected in less than a minute, or even with a flick of the wrist with some …

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Camping Accessories: Are They Worth the Money?

The term ‘camping accessories’ covers a multitude of items. It could be something as essential as a sleeping bag or the very latest in camping stoves, with all the bells and whistles you can imagine. Some you need and others you don’t, but sorting the wheat from the chaff can …

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The Rise of Caravanning

These days caravanning is an important segment of the holiday business. It’s grown into a huge industry, with well-equipped caravan parks and new, more sophisticated models of caravans entering the market each year. Caravanning has come a long way in a relatively short time. It was only in 1880 that …

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Camping With Kids

Camping with kids can be both a joy and a nightmare. It’s a pleasure to have the family all together on holiday, able to do things as a family. The bad part can be finding things to entertain the children when you simply want to relax. Taking the kids camping …

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