Healthy Eating Whilst Camping

Many people forget that when they go on a camping or caravanning holiday that they can still eat healthily whilst they are there. To this end many of us as individuals – and as families – find ourselves trawling around supermarkets on the day before we set off buying up …

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Survivalist Holidays

What is a Survivalist? A survivalist is an individual who has been trained to survive in the outdoors for a period of time on limited rations or using the land as a means to find food and water. Survivalists often hone their skills on survivalist holidays – known sometimes as …

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Considerations When Mountaineering

What is Mountaineering? Mountaineering is the pastime of the more adventurous outdoor type; it is a hobby or sport that involves climbing, trekking or hiking up mountains in order to reach the top. Some see this as a dangerous pastime but for many it is exhilarating and a test of …

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Getting Hypothermia When Camping

Hypothermia is a condition brought about by a drop in the surrounding temperature which causes the body’s temperature to fall sharply. It is important at this stage to note that Hypothermia does not just kill in the winter or in extremely cold conditions but that it also kills – and …

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Camping in Hot Weather

When camping, it is important to be prepared for all types of weather conditions; more importantly when camping in hot weather it is wise to know what to wear, what not to wear, what to drink and how to ensure that you are protected from any sudden drops in temperature. …

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Rules of the Countryside

When you and your family are on a camping holiday there are certain things you should be aware of; these are known as the Countryside Code and have been in existence since the 1950’s. Of course these rules don’t just apply to individuals or families on camping holidays; they apply …

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Living off the Land

When we go camping or caravanning for our holidays in the United Kingdom we have a tendency to load up with lots of unnecessary fast food or food that can be heated simply from a can. Likewise we also have a tendency to stop off at roadside cafes and restaurants …

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Pot Holing

What is Potholing? Potholing – which is different from Caving although the two are often categorised together – is the outdoor pursuit of climbing, squeezing and digging through small spaces in order to reach the insides of caves or other areas normally off limits. Potholing is often also considered to …

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Biodegradable Products When Camping

There are a few things that one must remember when going on a camping holiday and the most important one is that you are using areas of the countryside, areas of outstanding nature beauty, as a temporary base for your holiday however long or short a period of time that …

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Purchasing a Site

Many of us have now made the move from camping and staying in tents to renting caravans when we go on holiday. For many of us caravans are a home from home with many of the creature comforts afforded to them within their own homes with the added advantage of …

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