Air Bed or Mat When Camping?

Deciding on an inflatable air bed or a simple sleeping ground pad, the important thing is to pick one which is comfortable for when you’re sleeping on uneven or hard ground. The best sleeping bag in the world won’t provide you with a restful sleep if you’re tossing and turning …

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Choosing The Right Tent

Tents are manufactured in many different shapes, styles and sizes. From one person designs made to fit neatly into a rucksack to large frame tents made to accommodate a dozen people or even more. Therefore, it’s important to choose the correct tent for the purpose that you intend to use …

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Pitching Your Tent

It may sound like stating the obvious, but it’s a well known fact that many people go on camping trips before ever having erected their tent previously. If you’re not familiar with pitching your tent, this can be disastrous, especially if your first attempt is on some wild, wet and …

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What to Take on a Caravan Holiday

The phrase “caravan holiday” conjures up many different images for different people. Many will think of it fondly, as a ‘home from home’, the freedom to go where you please and happy holidays spent exploring the UK. Some people will literally turn their caravan into a mini-version of their own …

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Buying a Caravan

Tourers There are two basic differences in touring caravan design – a motorhome which offers all-inclusive transportation and temporary living quarters and a separate caravan which you have to tow. A motorhome tends to be more expensive than a towable caravan but the biggest advantage is having no need for …

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Camper Vans

Buying a campervan or motorhome is a big investment and there are several things to consider. They have the added advantage over a caravan in that your living accommodation is self-contained so there’s no need to worry about whether your car is capable of towing the van and no need …

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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 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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The Advantage of Dome Tents

Go to any campsite – not just in the UK, but in most countries – and the vast majority of tents are will be dome tents. They’ve taken over the market. Indeed, the vast majority of tents in camping goods shops these days are dome tents. What is it about …

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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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