How Can We Dry Our Tent Quickly?

Unfortunately, there is no recommended safe, quick solution to drying a tent. Some people will shove them into tumble dryers but you should never do this as the heat can cause the material to rip or distort and it can even melt so just don’t do this. Bringing the tent …

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How to Remove Mildew From Tent?

Oh boy, you’ve got a tricky one here. Not so much for getting rid of the mould and mildew itself, but because it could have already broken down the seals, which will effectively mean your tent will probably no longer be waterproof. The chances are that the previous owners packed …

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Nervous About Camping Security: What Can You Advise?

Well, you’ve raised a very knotty question here. You had a bad experience in Belgium, but the fact is that most campsites are pretty safe, and most campers are very good people who don’t steal or threaten. That said, a tent is obviously very vulnerable. It’s easy to slash and …

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How to Keep Daylight Out of Tent in Early Hours?

This is the problem with modern tents, isn’t it? They might be very lightweight and portable, but for that we’ve sacrificed other things – one of them being the light-blocking quality of canvas. As you’re obviously aware, modern tents do very little to block the light, and that could well …

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Novice Camper: Where to Camp and What to Buy?

If you don’t ever make any mistakes, you might well be the first. Like life, camping is a process of trial and error (and usually the first errors come in putting up the tent). So don’t worry about not getting everything right, the main idea is to have fun and …

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Camp Cooking Where Gas Stoves Are Banned?

They’re creating a lot of problems with their restrictions, aren’t they? You don’t mention any reason for the ban on these types of stoves (although, in the case of the petrol strove, it’s understandable, with lots of people camping), but it’s a shame, since gas stoves can be excellent at …

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